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Icon of a vaccination syringeNew, transfer students: Got your shots?

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...

Health insurance plan iconImportant: student health insurance

By law, Massachusetts college students must have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled into the school-sponsored plan and charged on the semester tuition bill. Those with comparable coverage may be eligible to waive the plan and charges; the deadline is the end of the Add/Drop period. Learn what you need and review your options now.

 Swamy says Get Vaccinated!Get vaccinated against meningitis

UMass and the Five Colleges remain in an "outbreak" status following three confirmed cases of meningococcal B between October, 2017 and February, 2018. According to state and federal health officials, this designation extends for one year after the last case was diagnosed.

It remains vitally important that UMass students continue getting vaccinated against meningitis B. Vaccinations with the two-shot Bexsero series or three-dose Trumemba series are always available at UHS; call (413) 577-5101 for an appointment. Bexsero will also be available at UHS flu clinics this fall – check back soon for dates and details.

For more information, go to www.umass.edu/meningitis. If you have questions, call the UHS Triage Advice Nurse, (413) 577-5229.

STI and HIV testing graphic illustrationFall walk-in STI, HIV testing clinics set

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections and HIV at an upcoming clinic. New this fall, UHS is also offering vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) at the clinics!

Tobacco-Free UMass graphic ilustrationTobacco-Free UMass launches online feedback form

Ask a question, report a violation or get involved  – use the online  feedback form. After you do, browse their brand-new website for tobacco facts, resources and more.