Welcome to UHS!
First- and second-year students wanted
You may be eligible for a research study on Epstein-Barr virus (the virus that causes mono). Participants earn a $25 gift card for each study visit. To find out, walk in to UHS' South Clinic:
- Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan.26 – Feb. 16, 5:30 – 8 p.m. No appointment needed!
For more information, email Jessi Conrad, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rapid STI, HIV testing
Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV:
- Tuesday, Jan. 31: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
- Wednesday, Feb. 15 : 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
- Tuesday, Feb. 28: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
- Wednesday, March 8: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
- Tuesday, March 28: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
- Wednesday, April 12: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
- Tuesday, April 25: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
STI tests screen for gonorrhea and chlamydia. HIV testing involves a finger prick; results are available in 20 – 30 minutes. Clinics are open to all UMass students; bring your insurance card. Testing is conducted by UHS and sponsored by the Stonewall Center.
Insurance info for new, transfer students
If you're taking five or more credits, you're automatically enrolled in, and charged for, the Student Health Benefit Plan (SHBP). Students who already have insurance may be eligible to waive the SHBP; the deadline is the end of the Add/Drop period. What you need to know...
New, transfer students: required immunizations
College students are required by state law to have certain immunizations before coming to school. Proof of immunization must be submitted online before the end of the Add/Drop period. Here's how...
Live well – apply now
Live with other wellness-minded people this fall! Apply by Sunday, Feb. 19 for housing in the Wellness Defined Residential Community.
Mumps: What you should know
Mumps is making headlines, as new cases reach higher-than-usual levels nationwide and in our state. UHS monitors for mumps, but has not diagnosed any cases.
Two doses of MMR vaccine, which are required before starting college, are important in helping prevent mumps
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!