Health Services

The University of Bridgeport Student Health Services offers high quality, student health care for the treatment of acute illnesses and injuries. Serious medical problems are referred to the local hospital emergency room. A medical director, nurse practitioners, and nurses staff the center.

Health Services’ emphasis is geared towards wellness. We offer health education, preventive health screenings, health promotion programs and immunizations. Students’ individual needs are attended to in a confidential and caring manner. All information and records pertaining to any aspect of a student’s health are strictly confidential.

Be Smart About the Flu

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Location & Hours

Health Services is located at 60 Lafayette Street, Room 119. Operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Contact Information

Melissa Lopez, RN, BSN, MPH
Director of Health Services
Phone: (203) 576-4712
Fax: (203) 576-4715

In the event of an emergency, on campus students should call their RA, RD, or campus security at 576-4911. Off campus students should go to their local emergency room.

Hospitals in the Bridgeport area include:

St. Vincent’s Medical Center
2800 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-6000

Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant St
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 384-3000

For urgent, non-emergency care after office hours, students should contact their doctor or an urgent care center.


  • Melissa Lopez, RN, BSN, MPH
    Director of Health Services
    60 Lafayette Street, Room 119
    Bridgeport, CT 06610

  • (203) 576-4712