If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical or mental health emergency, call 9-1-1.

Mount Ida Campus Health and Counseling Clinic is open for in-person and telemedicine visits by appointment only.

COVID-19 Testing

Asymptomatic and symptomatic COVID-19 testing is available at Mount Ida Campus Health Clinic in Appleton House. Watch this video to learn what to expect when you come in for asymptomatic testing. Symptomatic testing is available by appointment; call 617-243-1381 to schedule. Asymptomatic testing is available by appointment on the UMass Health Hub: https://uma.force.com/campushealth/

  • Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn More: umass.edu/mic/covid-19-health-guidelines

Flu Vaccine

Under a Massachusetts state mandate, all students (K - college) must receive a flu shot before December 31st.

Flu vaccines are available by appointment at Mount Ida Health Clinic starting September 21st. Hours are:

  • Mondays - 8 am - 11 am
  • Wednesdays - 9 am - 1 pm
  • Thursdays - 8 am - 10 am

Appointments are scheduled through the Medicat Patient Portal: umass.medicatconnect.com

For more information, visit these links:

Health and Counseling Services

Welcome

Welcome to Mount Ida Campus Health and Counseling! Our health clinic is open by appointment, with precautions in place to protect patients and staff. Counseling services are offered remotely; for more information, click here.

Hours & Location

Health Clinic: Open Daily Monday - Friday by Appointment
Please Call for Hours and Appointments: 617-243-1381

Counseling Clinic: Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm by Appointment
All counseling appointments are held via telehealth.
Call for Appointments: 617-243-1381

We are located in Appleton House (Building 21), behind the Veterinary Technology Building.

Patient Portal

Use the UMass Patient Portal to submit immunization records and health documents and view secure messages from your providers.

Contact Us

  • Mount Ida Campus Health and Counseling Clinic: 617-243-1381
  • 24/7 Mental Health Support: 617-243-1381
  • After-Hours Medical Support: 617-243-1381
  • In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Sexual Assault: If you have experienced a sexual assault and would like to be seen by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), go directly to Newton Wellesley Hospital Emergency Room. To  speak with a Mount Ida Nurse Practitioner or Counselor, please call 617-243-1381.

After-Hours Resources and Information

Student Health Insurance and Billing

Our Services

  • Wellness services. Physicals, TB testing.
  • Mental health counseling and group therapy - click here.
  • COVID-19 Testing. Click here for more information.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and injuries. UTI, sore throat, sprained ankle, mono, etc.
  • Immunizations. Flu vaccines, tetanus, HPV (Gardasil), rabies and travel vaccines.
  • Specialist care. Case management and coordination of specialist care in the community, off-campus referrals for specialized/intensive care, medication management.
  • Men’s health exams and STI testing.
  • Women’s health exams, birth control, emergency contraception, STI testing.
  • Sexual assault counseling and support.
  • Smoking cessation.
  • Health and wellness education for students through programming on campus.

UMass Patient Portal

Mount Ida Campus students can use the UMass Patient Portal to submit immunization records and health documents, schedule health appointments online, and view secure messages.

Information about counseling services available on the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst.

The Mount Ida Campus Health and Counseling staff answers common student questions.

Providing comprehensive medical care to a diverse population of UMass Amherst constituents.

Health and Counseling After Hours

Medical

For non-emergency medical issues, please return during normal business hours or call 617-243-1381.

When we are closed: please call 617-243-1381 and listen carefully to all the options.

Newton Wellesley Hospital – Emergency Room
2014 Washington St, Newton MA, 02462
Phone: 617-243-6000

Chestnut Hill Urgent Care
Route 9 East - 200 Boylston St., Newton MA 02467
Phone: 617-278-8500
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:00am – 9:00pm
Sat-Sun 9:00am – 7:00pm

Mental Health

For non-emergency mental health issues, please return during normal business hours or call 617-243-1381. 

When we are closed: please call 617-243-1381 and listen carefully to the options.

Newton Wellesley Hospital – Emergency Room
2014 Washington St, Newton MA, 02462
Phone: 617-243-6000

Riverside Community Care 24-hour Crisis Team: Call 800-529-5077

Additional Mental Health Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

National Crisis Hotline: Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line: Text the word HOME to 741741 to reach a trained counselor

LGBTQ+ Suicidal hotline: Call 866-488-7386

REACH (domestic violence): Call 800-899-4000

BARCC (sexual assault): Call 617-492-8306

Health and Wellness Online Resources

Online resources recommended by University Healthcare professionals are available on a wide variety of topics. Learn More.

Meet Our Staff