Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Office of Student Affairs & Career Counseling
Emergency Contacts & Locations


Emergency Department

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Department
Main Hospital Building
10th and Sansom Streets

Emergency Room Phone: 215-955-6840

After hours emergency service for students with medical and psychiatric problems is available. For emergency care, especially in potentially life-threatening circumstances including severe depression or suicidal thoughts, go directly to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Room.

Other Emergency Resources

Office for Student Affairs & Career Counseling

For further guidance and support, call Office for Student Affairs and Career Counseling:

  • Business Hours: 215-503-6988 (identify the emergency nature of your call)
  • After Business Hours:  Page  877-656-4337 for the On-Call Dean for Student Affairs and follow the prompts. 

Student Personal Counseling Center

Student Personal Counseling Center Main Phone: 215-503-2817

Deanna Nobleza, MD, Director of the Student Personal Counseling Center can also be contacted.

  • Business Hours: 215-503-2817 (identify the emergency nature of your call on the confidential voicemail)
  • Emergency: 215-200-4206

Additional Campus Resources

Dr. Ellen O'Connor, Medical Director of University Health Services
Phone: 215-955-6835

University Health Services
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 205
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00

Non-Urgent Concerns

For non-urgent issues, contact the Office for Student Affairs and Career Counseling at 215-503-6988 during business hours (identify the nature of your call).

If the staff is helping other students and cannot answer the phone, leave a message on the machine and someone will return your call within 24 hours.