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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.

De-Stress Fest 2016

De-Stress Fest 2016 flyer thumbnailTake a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2016, Tuesday, Dec. 13, noon – 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. There'll be 5 – 10 minute Reiki, massage and acupuncture sessions; 15 – 20 minute yoga, Qigong and meditation classes, soothing live music and products for purchase. Co-Sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and Campus Recreation.

Insurance info for new, transfer students

Massachusetts requires that college students have health insurance. 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...

Is your car winter-ready?

CDC winter-ready car graphicSnow, ice, cold – it's that time of year in our area! Make sure you and your car are ready with these tips from the Centers for Disease Control.

Get involved with health!

The UMass Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has plenty of hands-on opportunities to learn about keeping yourself, your friends, family, pets, and the community safe. Check out this semester's calendar of events.

Tobacco-Free UMass logoTobacco treatment

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!