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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.

Rapid STI, HIV testing

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

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 165
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
  • Monday, Nov. 7: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 165 
  • Friday, Dec. 9:  10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor

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 conducted by UHS and sponsored by the Stonewall Center.

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 $25 compensation for each study visit! To find out, come to UHS' South Clinic:

  • Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8 p.m., Sept. 27, Oct. 4 and Oct. 11
  • Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sept. 28, Oct, 5 and Oct. 12
  • Thursdays, 5:30 – 8 p.m., Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13

Fight the fluDon't Let Flu Bug U logo

Avoid flu – get vaccinated at clinics around campus and at UHS.

Sleep can change your life!

Sleep Fair and talk logoCome to the Sleep Fair, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1 – 3 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, for activities, vendors and freebies. Then come to "Sleepless @ UMass," 5 – 7 p.m. in Campus Center 804-05. Rebecca Spencer, Ph.D. explains what sleep does for you, what happens when you don't get enough, and how to overcome sleep challenges. Sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and Campus Recreation.

Zika alert – mosquito bite prevention

UHS reminds travelers to be aware of the recent Zika virus outbreak. Protect yourself from mosquito bites at home and when traveling to affected areas

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!