Prescriptions

Filling Your Prescription
Refilling Your Prescription
Paying For Your Prescription
How Do I Know When My Prescription is Ready?

Filling Your Prescription

Fill a prescription from the student health center or any other provider by using one of the methods below. We can text or call to let you know your prescription is ready. We also offer free delivery to faculty and staff of your prescription to any campus location.

Prescriptions from the Student Health Center:

Phone: Call to confirm that you want your prescription filled at our pharmacy. We will then access the prescription electronically.

USC Pharmacy (UPC)
213-740-2738

Medical Plaza Pharmacy (HSC)
323-442-5770

In person: Come to the pharmacy and request your prescription, which we can access electronically. Wait time is typically less than 30 minutes.

Prescriptions from any other provider:

Both locations can receive prescriptions electronically—directly from your provider. Simply tell your provider which USC pharmacy you prefer to use and he/she can transmit the prescription securely. Most of the time, you prescription can be ready before you arrive. You also may bring in your written prescription or have your physician call it in to us:

USC Pharmacy (UPC)
phone: 213-740-2738
fax: 213-740-9521

Medical Plaza Pharmacy (HSC)
phone: 323-442-5770
fax: 323-442-5970

Refilling Your Prescription

In person: Come to the pharmacy and request a refill. Wait time is typically less than 30 minutes.
Phone: Call our 24-hour automated refill line anytime.
USC Pharmacy (UPC) – 213-740-2738
Medical Plaza Pharmacy (HSC) – 323-442-5770

Paying For Your Prescription

Your insurance copay or the full cost of your prescription can be paid by:

  • Cash, credit card or check
  • USCard Discretionary Account

What Insurance Do You Accept?

We accept most major insurance plans, including the USC student prescription plan provided by Aetna and the USC Network medical plan provided by Caremark. (Please note that a small group of plans have restricted networks; we can only determine your coverage by processing a prescription with your insurance card.) To inquire about your insurance coverage, visit one of our pharmacies or contact us by phone:

USC Pharmacy (UPC) – 213-740-2738
Medical Plaza Pharmacy (HSC) – 323-442-5770

How do I know when my prescription is ready?

Prescriptions and refills are typically ready 30 minutes after we receive your request. To check the status of a prescription:

  • Visit Us