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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.

Attending this fall?

Important insurance information

Eligible students with comparable health insurance coverage may elect to waive the school-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) and associated charges. The online waver site is now open. Learn what you need to do...



New to UMass this fall?

Make sure you've got your shots

By state law, all college students must have certain immunizations and submit documentation before their first semester on campus. Learn what shots you need and download the required form.

First-year students: important course info

Required health education course

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First-year students must take and pass MyStudentBody, an online health education course, between Aug. 1 and Aug. 22. Click for information and instructions...



It's mosquito season!

Mosquitos in our state can carry viruses which affect both humans and animals: Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV).

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health monitors and reports on mosquito and viral activity throughout the season; check back often for the latest. These important tips will help you protect against mosquitos.

FSAP has new location

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) has a new location, on the second floor of Middlesex House, 111 County Circle. About the FSAP...

Student Health 101: Summer, 2014 orientation issue

New students' guide to health and wellness

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Congratulations - you're starting at UMass this fall! Get great info on health, wellness and more with the summer orientation issue of Student Health 101 magazine. Check out the student version and share the link to the parent version with your family.

Attended an orientation parent session?

Health and wellbeing handouts

Thanks to all the parents and families who've attended one of our New Students Orientation sessions on campus health and wellbeing. There's a lot to remember; to help make it easier, download your own copy of the presentation.

Walk-in Care virtual waiting room

Feeling sick? UHS' new Walk-in Care virtual waiting room lets you wait where you're most comfortable.
Text “clinic” to (413) 944-8562 to enter the virtual waiting room. You’ll receive a response text with your number and a reminder text when it's almost your turn to be seen.


Think you need care?

Same-day appointments are available at UHS. Call (413) 577-5101.

If you don't know whether you should be seen, or if you have questions, call UHS’ Triage Advice Nurse, (413) 577-5229, during health center hours.

In an emergency

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

Summer hours

May 11 – Aug. 28


For immediate needs
Walk-in Care:
M – F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., except holidays
Closed Sat./Sun.

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

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

Other UHS department hours

Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. except holidays


Prescription refills

Refill your UHS Pharmacy prescription with our convenient online service.

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


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