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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.

Compensation provided!

First- and second-year students needed

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! Come to UHS now through Feb. 5 during daily business hours or between 5:30 – 8 p.m. on these dates:
• Jan. 29 • Feb. 3 • Feb. 5

Flu's here...

The Centers for Disease Control report flu is now widespread in Massachusetts and most other states, with levels continuing to rise. If you haven't gotten vaccinated yet, it's not too late! Here's what to do...

Spring, 2015 first-year students

Health insurance, waivers and deadlines

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State law requires college students to have comprehensive health insurance. New and transfer students starting this semester have been automatically enrolled in the Student Health Benefit Plan; charges appear on the semester's tuition bill. If you have comparable coverage, you may be eligible to waive the plan. Waivers must be filed before midnight Monday, Feb. 28. More important information...

Spring, 2015 first-year students

Got your shots?

Syringes for immunizations

College students are required by law to have certain immunizations and submit documentation before coming to school. Go to the New Student Immunization Program page for instructions and to download the required form. Submit all documentation by the end of the Add/Drop period to avoid a registration hold on your SPIRE account.

Spring, 2015 first-year students

Required online health education course

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Log on now to take MyStudentBody, the required online health education course; you have until Friday, Feb. 6 to successfully complete it. Let's get started!

Need Walk-in Care?

Text first, then wait comfortably

When you need UHS' Walk-in Care, now you can wait where you're most comfortable. Text “clinic” to (413) 944-8562. You’ll receive a response text with your number and a reminder text when it's almost your turn to be seen.


About Ebola

Ebola virus

The current outbreak of Ebola is making news and raising questions. Get important information with this infographic from the CDC and UHS' updated
fact sheet.

Patient rights, responsibilities and privacy

Be an informed partner in your healthcare. Learn about your rights, responsibilities and UHS' privacy practices here.


Think you need care?

Appointments are best for acute minor illnesses and routine care. Same-day or next-day appointments may be available. Call (413) 577-5101.

Walk-in Care is available for immediate health needs.

For help choosing what to do, or if you have questions, call UHS’ Triage Advice Nurse, (413) 577-5229, during health center hours.

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use UHS' TTY system, (413) 545-5905.

In an emergency

In a life-threatening medical emergency, always call 911 for ambulance transportation to a hospital. More on emergencies

Spring hours

Jan. 18 – May 9


For immediate needs
Walk-in Care:
M – F, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat. & Sun.,
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
except holidays & spring break

For acute minor illnesses & routine care
General Medicine clinics:
M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
except holidays & spring break

After-hours medical and mental health advice:
(413) 577-5000

Other UHS department hours

Contact UHS

Phone and fax directory

Prescription refills

Refill your UHS Pharmacy prescription online.

Transportation

The UHS Shuttle offers free rides from residence halls to UHS. If your healthcare provider refers you to off-campus services, ask about HealthRide.

BASICS

Link to the BASICS program at UMass Amherst
Brief Alcohol Intervention and Screening for College Students


Accreditations & affiliations

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