If you are on campus and experience a serious or life-threatening medical emergency, dial 911.
Penn State Behrend’s Health and Wellness Center has a responsibility to assure that quality health and medical services are available at the Center during hours of operation and adequate services are accessible to students 24 hours a day through community resources.
In case of an emergency, call campus police at 814-898-6101 or 911. The Penn State Behrend campus police officers are trained first responders on campus and will assist with crisis or medical emergency needs.
If the Health and Wellness Center is closed and you need immediate medical attention, you can visit any of the care centers listed below.
Please note: Penn State Behrend does not transport students to any medical facility and it is the responsibility of the student or student’s family to arrange transportation if an ambulance is not required or refused.
Saint Vincent Hospital
232 W 25th St, Erie, PA 16544
201 State St, Erie, PA 16550
Saint Vincent Urgent Care - East (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)
4950 Buffalo Rd, Erie, PA 16510
UPMC Urgent Care
2861 West 26th St, Erie, PA 16506
MedExpress Urgent Care
5039 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509
Millcreek Community Hospital - LECOM Health
5515 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509
UHS Nurse Advice Line
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are located at the following campus locations:
- Health and Wellness Center (Carriage House)
- Burke Center (2nd floor by the Cafe')
- Junker Center (main level by the front desk and in the athletic training rooms)
- Logan House (First floor near restrooms)
- Library Receiving Area (Second floor outside room 121, Irvin Kochel Center hallway)
- Nick Building (adjacent to main entrance)
- Reed Union Building (1st floor along back wall between the bathrooms)
- Emergency vehicle (of the responding Police Services Officer)
In accordance with Penn State's SY22 policy for Automated External Defibrillators, any University department or administrative unit planning to purchase, use, or maintain an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must submit a "Work Plan to Use an AED" to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.
If you or your club/organization plan to sponsor a special event at a University venue, you need to comply with Penn State's administrative policy regarding emergency services. Please review the ADG04 policy for Providing Emergency Medical Services at University Events.
For questions or additional information regarding emergency medical services, contact the Health and Wellness Center.