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Continuing Education Student

Pursuing your degree through Continuing Education or University Without Walls? There are plenty of benefits to being part of the UMass Amherst community, including access to health insurance and quality care at UHS!

UHS is UMass Amherst’s fully-accredited health center, offering primary care, specialty services like orthopedics and OB/GYN care, pediatrics, laboratory and radiology, eye care and much more.

Click on these links to learn about the Student Health Fee, and the Student Health Benefit Plan, including available family coverage. To take advantage of these, come to UHS Patient Services to enroll before the deadline; bring proof of your Continuing Education enrollment. UHS accepts checks, money orders, Visa and MasterCard for payment of fees and insurance premiums.

If you already have a health insurance plan, you may still be able to use UHS, because we contract with a number of companies. For more information, call UHS Patient Services, (413) 577-5192, or contact your carrier.

Need a prescription filled, or want to save money on over-the-counter remedies? The full-service UHS Pharmacy is convenient and open to the campus community.

Get an eye exam and check out the latest eyewear styles from UHS’ Eye Care Services.

Going on a trip? Travel Medicine will help you get ready, with immunizations and health information.

Your health care plan may include acupuncture, physical therapy or better nutrition; UHS has these services and more.