Boynton Pharmacists and our pharmacy staff are dedicated to college health. We provide products and services specific to the health and wellness of our University Community and strive to help students achieve their greatest potential. 

In addition to dispensing medications, some of the services we provide include gender-affirming care, COVID and influenza vaccines, medication disposal, and distribution of free safer sex supplies.


 Boynton Health East Bank

Hours: M, T, W, F | 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Th | 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Closed University Holidays

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Prescription Transfers

Services and Products

Emergency Contraception (EC)

Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg (e.g. PlanB or EContra) is available as an over-the-counter (OTC) medication or by prescription. Here are 4 convenient ways to get emergency contraception:

  1. Purchase over-the-counter at Boynton Health Pharmacy at a competitive price during business hours
  2. Purchase from the basement vending machine at Coffman Union
  3. Order discreetly for future use via our OTC Order form
  4. Talk to a pharmacist about how to get EC filled as a prescription so it can be billed to your health insurance which may cover the cost

Safer Sex Supplies

Boynton Pharmacy distributes safer sex supplies on behalf of Boynton Health Promotion. Students can place an order for no-cost safer sex supplies.

Gender-Affirming Care





Our pharmacists have experience filling gender-affirming hormones and syringes. Your name will be printed on your prescription label (while your legal name will be used for billing and electronic prescription communication with your healthcare provider). Let us know your pronouns so we can address you correctly.

Gender Care OTC Items

  • Athletic tape for tucking/binding 
  • Oil for tape removal
  • Hair removal products
  • KT Tape
  • Acne products
  • Sharps containers & alcohol wipes

Binders: one-on-one purchasing consultation services are available. Call and ask for Ryan to schedule an appointment.


Boynton Pharmacy currently administers COVID vaccines/boosters and Flu Shots (seasonally).

Request a COVID Vaccine appointment here

Flu shots are available on a walk-in basis typically between 9:30 am - 3 pm.

OTC COVID-19 Tests

Boynton Pharmacy can bill your insurance for OTC COVID-19 tests. Up to 8 tests/month are fully covered by most insurances. Request yours here

Over-the-Counter Products

Shop our OTC selection in-store or request an order online 24 hours/day.

  • Bike headlights, helmets, and LED strips
  • Burt's Bees products
  • Emergency contraception
  • Gender Care products
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Safer sex supplies (free to students)
  • Sexual Health products
  • Shea Moisture Products
  • Travel products
  • Vitamins and supplements
  • Yoga mats and Foam Rollers

Frequent questions

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Why choose Boynton Pharmacy?

We are dedicated to the University of Minnesota Community and specialize in student health.

We are the preferred pharmacy for the Student Health Benefit Plan and the only pharmacy where a 90-day supply of medication is covered. Starting Fall 2022, you can fill 3 months for 2 copays only at Boynton Pharmacy.

We have access to and are familiar with the Graduate Assistants and UPlan formularies and can help you navigate your benefits.

If your prescription is not covered or has a high copay, our staff will work with you and your provider to find a more affordable option when possible.

Our pharmacists counsel on every new prescription to be sure you understand how to take your medication, what to expect, and provide tips and tricks on how to prevent side effects. 

We do what we can to keep our prescription and over-the-counter product prices low to help fit college student budgets.

What do I need to fill my prescription?

  • Prescription insurance card
  • Government-issued ID for picking up controlled substances
  • Form of payment to cover cost of medication or insurance co-payment

How will I know my prescription is ready?

Receive “Rx Ready” notifications with our RxLocal app or the RxLocal patient portal. Or, request text or email notifications.

Why should I sign up for the RxLocal app?

In the app, you can order refills, get notified when your prescription is ready, message the pharmacy, set reminders to take your medications and view your list of prescription medications.

Note: You will need an active 7-digit prescription number from Boynton Pharmacy available to register for the patient portal and app.

Download Rx Local on the App Store | Download Rx Local on Google Play

How can I pay for my prescriptions and over-the-counter items?

Current students can charge their pharmacy orders to their student account.

We accept credit cards and debit cards. Most FSA/HSA cards will work here, but be sure to keep your receipt!


What are my pickup options?

  • Pharmacy pickup: stop by after you receive an “Rx Ready” notification.
  • Curbside service: call ahead to arrange a curbside pickup if needed for health or parking reasons.
  • Mailing: depending on your insurance, we may be able to mail to you within Minnesota and Wisconsin. Call ahead to arrange.

Where should my provider send my prescriptions?

Prescribers can e-prescribe to:

Boynton Health Pharmacy

410 Church St SE N300

Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 624-7655

How do I place an order for my University Department?

University of Minnesota Department Orders

University of Minnesota departments can order medications from Boynton Pharmacy for research and other needs.

Click here to find out what is needed to place a department order.

Is Medication Therapy Management Available?

Medication Therapy Management

This UPlan Wellbeing Program activity is currently unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Learn about Medication Therapy Management.

How do I dispose of unused medications?

Medication Disposal

Help protect our water and keep drugs off the street by disposing of your unused or expired medications at Boynton Pharmacy. No questions asked. Disposal box located in Boynton Health's Pharmacy, East Bank Clinic (near main entrance). Please note: liquids, aerosols and sharps are not permitted.

For more medication disposal locations, check the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy website.

Still have questions? Contact us.

Contact us at 612-624-7655. Current patients can message us via the RxLocal app or text us at 763-951-1426. Questions answered during business hours.