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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.

New providers at UHS

UHS welcomes clinical nutritionist Molly E. Barnes, M.S., R.D., and physician assistant Marissa L. Gray, P.A.-C. to our team of college health experts.

Rapid STI, HIV testing

STI and HIV testing logo

Walk in and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV:

  • Tuesday, March 28: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
  • Wednesday, April 12: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
  • Tuesday, April 25:  11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163

STI tests screen for gonorrhea and chlamydia. HIV testing involves a finger prick; results are available in 20 – 30 minutes. Clinics are open to all UMass students; bring your insurance card. Testing is conducted by UHS and sponsored by the Stonewall Center.

Stay healthy, UMass

Drawing of a person covering a coughFlu season is peaking throughout the country. On campus, we've seen students with a variety of illnesses, including the flu, stomach bugs, mumps and the common cold. Prevention is your best defense! Check out the CDC's flu-fighting suggestions and mumps fact sheet; our Public Health page also has useful information.

Hands-on healthMedical Reserve Corps logo

The UMass Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has plenty of  hands-on opportunities to learn about keeping yourself, your friends, family, pets, and the community safe. Check out the updated  events calendar.

Peer Health Education logoNew: Peer wellness coaching

Invest in your wellbeing with the Peer Health Educators’ new wellness coaching program. Meet one-on-one with a trained peer coach who’ll help you identify your strengths, set wellness goals and guide you toward achieving them. Free sessions are held at locations across campus. Learn more and register.

Tobacco-free UMass logoTobacco-free info, help

UMass Amherst is proudly tobacco-free! Whether you're ready to quit, aren't sure what to do, or just want help getting through the day without tobacco, UHS' tobacco treatment program can help!