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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.

Starting at UMass this fall?

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State law requires college students to have certain immunizations and submit documentation before beginning school. Soon, you'll be able to enter your information online via our patient portal. If your provider requires a paper form, print it here.

Enrolled at UMass this fall?

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Students taking five or more credits in a semester are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Benefit Plan and charged on their tuition bill. If you have comparable coverage, you may be eligible to waive the plan; the deadline is Monday, September 21.  More...

First-year students:

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All first-year students, including transfers, must take and pass MyStudentBody, an online wellness course, between August 1 – August 31. The course website has more information and instructions.

Research study seeks first, second-year studentsMicroscopic image of Epstein-Barr virus

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 between September 14 – October 1:

  • Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – noon.

Questions? Call Jessica Conrad, (413) 577-5101.

Rapid STI, HIV testing

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV Tuesday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Campus Center, room 174 – 76.  "Get tested" note graphicSTI tests screen for gonorrhea and chlamydia. HIV testing involves a finger prick; results are available in 20 – 30 minutes. Most UMass students' insurance covers testing; there is typically no cost. The clinic is hosted by UHS and the Stonewall Center.

Parents: NSO Presentation

NSO summer orientation photoThere's a lot to take in during New Students Orientation parent and family sessions. Make sure you've got all the important health and wellness information you need – download the presentation!

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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!