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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.

Got stress? They've got dogs!

Photo of students with a therapy dogChill out with a furry friend at the Peer Health Educators' Paws Program, Monday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom and W.E.B. Du Bois Library. There'll also be free acupuncture with a provider from UHS.

STI and HIV testing logoRapid STI, HIV testing

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

  • Tuesday, Feb. 28: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Campus Center room 163
  • Wednesday, March 8: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., UHS, ground floor
  • 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.

Drawing of a person coughingMumps: What you should know

More cases of mumps than usual have been diagnosed in our state and nationwide. Since the beginning of February, four cases of mumps have been confirmed on campus. Learn more...

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 this semester's 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 treatment

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!