Health and Wellness

University Health Services
150 Infirmary Way
(413) 577-5000, Appointments: 413-577-5101

UHS serves UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff, along with their spouses, domestic partners and dependents. Some of the services they provide include immunization shots, physicals, STD testing, physical therapy, acupuncture, pediatrics, optical, radiology and ultrasound, and some obstetrics and gynecological services. UHS also has an in-house laboratory and pharmacy. UHS offers care by appointment and on a walk-in basis; you can choose how to be seen. Scheduling appointments can be a more time-efficient way of obtaining care at UHS.

Wellness Reimbursement (from GEO)
6 University Dr., Suite 206-229

If you are a graduate employee, you can get a $190 yearly reimbursement towards expenses for wellness/fitness programs. This applies to gym memberships, yoga classes, dance classes, martial arts classes and aerobics class.  Both on-campus and off-campus programs are eligible.

Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH)
Bartlett Hall (2nd floor, North), 130 Hicks Way
415 New Africa House, 180 Infirmary Way
(413) 545-2337 or (413) 545-0333

CCPH is an interdisciplinary counseling service, staffed by licensed mental health providers, including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and clinical nurse specialists. They provide short term individual, couple’s and group therapy; psychiatric medication consultation and treatment, behavioral medicine, and crisis intervention services. They are open from 8:00a – 5:00p, Monday through Friday and are also available 24-hours a day to provide crisis intervention services and assessment.

UMASS Campus Recreation
112 Recreation Center
(413) 545-0022

UMASS Campus Recreation offers a range of facilities and fitness options, whether it’s intramural or club sports, group fitness classes, yoga or drop-in recreation for pick-up basketball, walking on the track, swimming or running on the treadmill. It is $100/semester and $40 over the summer.

UMass Body Shop
Totman Gym
(413) 577-4700

UMass Body Shop offers personal training and workout plans and free health and fitness assessments, including: blood pressure, body composition, aerobic fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. It is $40/semester and $40 for the summer.

Hampshire Athletic Club
90 Gatehouse Rd, Amherst, MA
(413) 256-6446

Hampshire Athletic Club offers the following services: nautilus and free weights in three separate areas, cardiovascular equipment; two indoor tennis courts, with no fees for court time; an indoor pool with five lanes and nearby jacuzzi; a full-sized basketball court; a spacious aerobics studio; healthy snacks at the café and juice bar; child care with a clubhouse and two-story climbing structure; dedicated cycle training room; tanning; massage; locker rooms with sauna and steam.

Northampton Athletic Club
306 King St, Northampton, MA
(413) 585-8500

Northampton Athletic Club offers many services, including child care, nutrition consultations, high-tech fitness evaluations, tanning, a steam room, sauna, massage, and a juice bar and café.