• Pharmacy shelves
    The CU Boulder Apothecary Pharmacy app is now available!

    Download the app free for iOS and Android to easily refill prescriptions from your phone! Just search "CU Boulder Apothecary Pharmacy."

  • Birth control prescriptions now available
  • Chip the mascot buffalo riding a bike through Williams Village
    Prescription pick-up is now available at the Health and Counseling Clinic at Village Center!
  • Student paying for prescription
    The pharmacy accepts most nationwide insurance plans and the Gold Plan.
  • Student looking at over-the-counter medications in the pharmacy
    The pharmacy at Wardenburg offers a wide variety of over-the-counter products.

The Apothecary at Wardenburg Health Center is a full-service pharmacy operated by registered pharmacists and student interns from the University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy.

​We provide pharmacist assistance, prescription drug information, as well as screening for drug interactions, incompatibilities, and therapeutic duplications, and our pharmacists can prescribe oral contraceptives. We also carry a complete selection of vitamins, minerals, herbals, and other over-the-counter medications.  

New User Form
If you are new to the pharmacy please complete our new user form and provide a copy of the front and back of your prescription insurance card. 
 New User Form

For examples of prescription insurance cards click here.

This form can be emailed to apothecary@colorado.edu or faxed to 303-492-4874.

Transferring Your Prescription(s)
We can transfer prescriptions from your home pharmacy to The Apothecary.  Please allow 24-48 hours to transfer.  If there are any issues, we will contact you.

Complete one form per prescription:
 Prescription Transfer Request Form

This form can be emailed to apothecary@colorado.edu or faxed to 303-492-4874.

Please note that email is not a secure method of communication. There is always some risk that health information that may be contained in such an email may be disclosed or intercepted by unauthorized third parties. These forms can also be securely faxed to 303-492-4874.

Refill online: Use our online pharmacy portal to create an account, refill a prescription, and check the status of your refill!
Refill by email: apothecary@colorado.edu
Refill by phone: 303-492-8553

Please include the following:

  • Patient first and last name
  • Prescription number
  • Phone number
If you'd like to pay for a student's prescription please complete our Credit Card Authorization Form.

Looking for a more convenient location to pick up prescriptions in Williams Village or Bear Creek? The Apothecary will now offer prescription pick-up at the Health and Counseling Clinic (HCC), located on the 1st floor of Village Center in Williams Village. 

To set up or change your prescription pick-up location to the HCC, stop into The Apothecary pharmacy on the 2nd floor of Wardenburg or call 303-492-8553.

Prescription pick-up at the HCC following initial set-up will be available during the HCC's regular operating hours: Monday - Thursday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m, and Friday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

For prescription pick-up at the HCC, we will only accept credit card payments (no cash or checks).


Our pharmacy accepts most nationwide prescription drug insurance plans and the Student Gold Health Insurance Plan.

Effective August 18, 2015: Gold Plan prescription coverage has changed. Please click here for more information. 

There are 35 prescription drug deaths every month in Colorado. Safe use, safe storage and safe disposal all contribute to keeping our communities, environment and peers healthy.

Need to dispose of unused medication? Visit the permanent prescription take-back box located in the lobby of the Police and Parking Services building at CU Boulder. Campus community members can dispose of unwanted prescription medications in this box at any time. CUPD is able to accept over-the-counter and prescription medications with the following exceptions:

  • No needles or sharps,
  • No mercury (thermometers),
  • No oxygen cylinders or pressurized canisters,
  • No chemotherapy or radioactive substances, and
  • No illicit drugs.

Find out more at Take Meds Seriously.