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This information is specific to the NU Health Service - Evanston. (Chicago Campus emergency information is found at the Health Service - Chicago Web site.)

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, including those due to excessive alcohol consumption, call 911 to summon paramedics or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Situation Contact
If you are experiencing an urgent physical illness or injury and would like to speak to the physician on call: call 847.491.8100, 24 hours a day, year round. The Answering Service will have the physician paged to return the call.
If you are experiencing an urgent psychological or mental health need and would like to speak to the Counseling and Psychological Services counselor on-call: call 847.491.2151, 24 hours a day, year round, Answering Service personnel will contact a Counseling and Psychological Services counselor who will speak with you on the phone.
If you have experienced a sexual assault or other form of sexual violence: visit the CARE Web site for additional emergency information.

After Hours Urgent Care – Alternative to the Emergency Room

The Northwestern University Health Service and the Northwestern Immediate Care Clinic in downtown Evanston are collaborating to offer a less expensive and more convenient alternative to the emergency room for students with urgent care needs when the Health Service is not open. For more information, see Urgent Medical Care After Hours and Weekends.