Normally scheduled classes and activities at all locations will resume on Friday, January 19. Due to the recent weather closures, the deadline for making schedule adjustments (Drop/Add period) has been extended until Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. The final fee payment deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 24 at 5:00 p.m. Further information on any additional changes to the spring calendar will be forthcoming.

Student Self-Care Checklist

These are the most commonly recommended over the counter medications to treat the most common illnesses and useful supplies. Do not take any medication if you are allergic to it or have medical conditions that could be worsened by any of these medications.

  • Digital Thermometer
  • Kleenex
  • Tweezers
  • Bandaids
  • Heating Pad
  • Sun Screen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Chapstick
  • Visine for dry, itchy eyes
  • Tylenol (Acetaminophen) for fever, headache, pain
  • Motrin/Advil (Ibuprofen) for fever, headache, pain
  • Claritin (loratadine) OR Zyretec (cetirizine) OR Allegra (fexofenadine) for allergy and common cold symptoms like running rose, sneezing, post nasal drip, itching/ red/watery eyes.
  • Flonase (fluticasone nasal) OR Nasacort (triamcinolone nasal) steroid nasal sprays for allergy and cold symptoms. Also helps with pressure/congestion in ears.
  • Sudafed (pseudophedrine/phenylephrine) for nasal/sinus/head pressure or congestion and clogged/pressure in ears. Do not take if you have high blood pressure.
  • Saline Nasal Spray for nasal congestion and post nasal drip
  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works well for allergies or insect bites (wasp/caterpillar stings)
  • Delsym (Dextromethorphan) to quiet a cough
  • Mucinex/robitussin (guaifenesin) works well for chest congestion/coughing and loosening phlegm in the chest.
  • Sore throat lozenges
  • Cough drops
  • Pepto-Bismol for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Antibacterial Ointment (Neosporin)
  • Hydrocortisone cream for reducing redness, itching and swelling associated with insect bites or rashes.
  • Antacid (Tums, Maalox) for indigestion, heart burn.