Blood Drives

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Campus Ministries' Center for Service & Social Justice coordinates several 2 day blood drives each academic year with the American Red Cross. 

Club and Resident Hall Floor Service Projects

Clubs and Resident floors are welcome to adopt the drive and handle publicity as a service project, in addition to hosting a recruitment of donors table before the drive. Please contact Ellen Judge at ellen.judge@scranton.edu for more information.

Donation Guidelines

Blood Donation Guidelines can change.  For the most up to date information, please refer to the American Red Cross Blood Donor Guidelines

Donation Type - Donation Frequency*

  • Blood (whole blood) - Every 56 days

  • Platelets - Every 7 days, up to 24 times / year

  • Plasma - Every 28 days, up to 13 times / year

  • Double Red Cells - Every 112 days, up to 3 times / year

Volunteering at Campus Blood Drives

Those who are wishing to volunteer at our drives as a canteen worker, escort, or student nurse, please email our Red Cross liasion at tiffany.brown@redcross.org prior to the drive dates.

Campus Blood Drive Dates and Location

Blood Drives are set for 2017-18.  They are held in the Long Center Lobby from 11am-4pm.

Sept 20-21

Nov 29-30

Feb 6-7

April 4-5

Can't donate on these dates?  

No problem! Visit the American Red Cross' webpage to find out where the closest drive is to you...http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/driveSearch.jsp;jsessionid=6310B96357CBA96C4EE67F00711303B7