Nurse consultations

Confidential and free nurse consultations


Primary care consultation

In case of health problems, students or doctoral students can make an appointment at the Point Santé. The nursing team performs a clinical assessement and proposes an appropriate treatment which may include a referral to an external health professionnal.

Emergency contraception

The morning-after pill can be given by nurses up to 72 hours after unprotected sex to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. There is a charge for the medication.

Routine immunizations

The nursing team provides basic immunization updates. The cost of the vaccinations is billed with the exception of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination and the HPV vaccination under certain conditions. Remember to bring your vaccination record to your appointment.


STD screenings

The nursing team is available to advise and carry out the tests indicated for each situation (HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C). There is a charge of between 10 and 30 CHF depending on the test. As a general rule, tests are performed no earlier than 3 months after the last risky contact. Exceptions : if you have had unprotected sex in the last 48 hours, ask for medical advice without delay or go directly to the CHUV emergency room.


The nursing team can provide care such as dressings, wound care, removal of stitches, injections, etc. If you have a medical prescription, please bring it to the consultation.

Individual support

Students and doctoral students facing difficulties can obtain support and advice from the nurses of the Point Santé or an emergency basis and by appointment. It is also possible to contact the psychotherapeutic consultation on campus ([email protected]).


Current opening hours :

Monday to Friday from 9 to 11:30am and from 1 to 5 pm

[email protected]

Phone: 3 20 02 / +41 21 693 20 02

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