Build your campus Health Kit

Whether you’re new to Acadia or are a returning student, here’s a list to make sure you have all the health supplies & documentation you need to have a healthy, successful year.

Supplies

  • Fever reducing and pain medication such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 
  • Anti-nausea medication like dimenhydrinate (commonly called “gravol”)
  • Thermometer so you can check your temperature
  • Decongestants for stuffy sinuses caused by colds
  • Antihistamines for allergic reactions (Benadryl, Reactin, Claritin)
  • Lozenges for sore throats
  • Bandages for minor cuts and scrapes
  • Sunscreen to prevent uncomfortable sunburns

Documents

  • Bring copies of your prescriptions to your health clinic appointment.
  • Keep a copy of your emergency contacts in a convenient location. These can include your parents, RA (if you live in residence), extended family, and friends.