New Students



Welcome to UMass Amherst, and welcome to UHS, your comprehensive campus health center. We look forward to supporting your health and well-being at UMass.


New Student To-Do List:


  1. Create a Patient Portal account. You will use the Patient Portal to submit immunization information and more required forms. To create your account, go to and click "Register." If you have trouble accessing the portal, please read our FAQs.
  2. Submit your immunization records. Visit our immunizations page to learn how to submit your immunization records by July 15th.
  3. Decide if you will keep or waive the Student Health Benefit Plan by September 8th. Learn more about health insurance at
  4. Opt in to receive texts from UHS. Click here for instructions.
  5. Follow UHS on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  6. Download A Student's Guide to University Health Services, created by students, for students!

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Did You Know?

In addition to general medicine, routine care and primary care, UHS provides the UMass campus community with a wide variety of specialty services. We have a full-service pharmacylaboratory, and radiology department on-site. Students can access specialty services that include eye careacupuncturephysical therapy, a women's health clinictransgender carenutrition, and more. View a complete list of our services. For mental health care and counseling, visit the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.