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Welcome to UHS!

UHS helps you stay healthy and cares for you if you’re not. Check out what we offer, how to use UHS and get some helpful tips and timesavers. Learn more about health with these recommended links.

Flu is hereUHS nurse Ann Becker gives Chancellor Subbaswammy a flu shot

Flu is here, but there's still time to protect yourself – come to UHS and get vaccinated!

Enrolled at UMass this spring?
Important health insurance informationPhoto illustration of health insurance policy

Students are required by state law to have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Benefit Plan and charged on the semester's tuition bill. If you have comparable coverage, you may be eligible to waive the plan. Waivers must be completed before Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.  More...

Get tested note illustrationRapid STI, HIV testing

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV:

  • Friday, Feb. 26: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 165
  • Monday, March 7: 4 – 7 p.m., UHS
  • Monday, March 28: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 165
  • Wednesday, April 13: 9 a.m. – noon, UHS
  • Wednesday, April 20: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 165 
  • Tuesday, May 3:  4 – 7 p.m., UHS

STI tests screen for gonorrhea and chlamydia. HIV testing involves a finger prick; results are available in 20 – 30 minutes. The clinic is open to all UMass students. Your health insurance will be billed; bring your insurance card. Testing is hosted by UHS and the Stonewall Center.

First, second-year students wanted for research study

You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus (the virus that causes mono). Participants earn $25 compensation for each study visit! To find out, come to UHS' South Clinic Thursday, Feb. 11, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m . Questions? Call Jessica Conrad, (413) 577-5101.

Medical Reserve Corps logoGet involved in health with the Medical Reserve Corps

The UMass Amherst MRC provides educational, research and leadership opportunities in public health and emergency preparedness. Check out this semester's calendar of events!

Tobacco treatment

Tobacco-free UMass logo image

Whether you're ready to quit, aren't sure what to do, or just want help getting through the day without tobacco, UHS' tobacco treatment program can help!