Student Health & Wellness Services

Rutgers SHP provides health services to students on its various campuses through Student Health Centers. All students who pay tuition directly to Rutgers SHP in full-time day programs located on the Newark and New Brunswick/Piscataway are required to pay the health service fee and may receive services from the campus health centers. Services may differ for students enrolled in joint programs.

Campus  Health Center  Locations:

Newark Campus
Student Health & Wellness Center
Doctors Office Center (DOC)
Suite 1750
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 972-8219 Phone
(973) 972-0018 Fax

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday 7:30 AM – 5 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 4 PM
Closed 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM every day for lunch

New Brunswick/Piscataway Campuses
Student Health Services
317 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 235-5160 Phone
(732) 235-7734 Fax

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday and Thursday 8 AM – 7:30 PM

Employee Assistance/Student Wellness Program  (counseling, crisis intervention) Services Available 24/7

EMERGENCIES  after 5:00 p.m. & weekends – 1-800-327-3678 Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., evenings by appointment.

Student Wellness Program
The Student Wellness Program (SWP) is a free and confidential counseling service which helps students deal effectively with stressors and pressures related to school, as well as personal problems that may affect their well-being, their home lives and/or their academic performance.

What services are offered?

  • Free confidential counseling.
  • Short term and focused individual, couples and family counseling.
  • Crisis Intervention.

For more information on the SWP, visit their website.

Newark Campus
Rutgers-University Behavioral HealthCare
Employee Assistance/Student Wellness Program
183 South Orange Avenue, Newark
973-972-5429

New Brunswick/Piscataway Campuses
Rutgers-University Behavioral HealthCare
Employee Assistance/Student Wellness Program
242 Old New Brunswick Road, Piscataway
732-235-5933

Blackwood Campus- Voorhees
227 Laurel Road
1 Echelon Plaza, Suite 101
Voorhees, NJ 08043
(856) 770-5750 (Office)
(800) 327-3678 (Emergencies or After Hours)
Counseling Office Hours:
Call for Hours

EMERGENCIES  after 5:00 p.m. & weekends – 1-800-327-3678 Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., evenings by appointment.

*If you want services and none of these times work for you please call the numbers above and make an appointment to see a counselor.

The Student Wellness office, SHP Office of Student Affairs and the SHP Enrollment Management Academic Success Center hope that you are having a safe and enjoyable summer. During the Fall 2020 semester will be sending weekly emails that will provide information about how to build more resilience in your life as well as information regarding the various services that are available to you as an SHP student

Please see the articles below to learn more.

Resilience Week 1 Article

Resilience Week 2 Article

Resilience Week 3 Article

Resilience Week 4 Article

Resilience Week 5 Article

Resilience Week 6 Article

Resilience Week 7 Article

Resilience Week 8 Article

Resilience Week 9 Article