Tang Center Winter Break Business Hours

Easy to Read Winter Break Calendar | Winter Break Reminders | SHIP Break Tips

HOURS THIS WEEK (or see easy-view calendar)

  • The Tang Center is operating with regular business hours through Friday, December 19, 2014.
  • CLOSED: Saturday, December 20 (Urgent Care will be closed Saturdays through January 3)

HOURS COMING UP (or see easy-view calendar)

  • Monday, December 22-Tuesday, December 23: Open with limited service, 8am-5pm (last Urgent Care and CPS check in at 4:30pm)
  • CLOSED: Tuesday, December 24, 2014-Thursday, January 1, 2015
  • Friday, January 2, 2015: Open with limited service, 8am-5pm (last Urgent Care and CPS check in at 4:30pm)
  • CLOSED: Saturday, January 3, 2015
  • Monday, January 5-Saturday, January 17 open with limited service: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (last Urgent Care and CPS check in at 4:30pm). Urgent Care and Pharmacy open Saturday 9am-5pm.
  • CLOSED: Monday, January 19 (Holiday)
  • Reopen with regular hours: Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Confused? Check out the easy-view calendar here.

  • Please view specific hours for all units below.
  • See List of Urgent Care Centers in the area.
  • See After Hours Assistance for resources and referral information when the Tang Center is closed for extended break periods.
  • For Tang's regular hours (resumes Tuesday, January 20, 2015), click here.
  • See our Winter Break reminders here.

Tang Center


All services closed 12/24/2014 - 1/1/2015
Service Hours
Advice Nurse Call (510) 643-7197, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm to speak with an Advice Nurse. SHIP members may contact the Aetna 24/7 nurse line at (800) 681-4065.
After Hours Assistance See After Hours Assistance for information and referrals for urgent and non-urgent problems, prescription refills, emergency contraception, and other services that may be needed when Tang Center is closed.
Allergy/Travel Open through December 22, January 2-16: 8am-5pm (Closed 12-1pm). Closed Wednesdays. No TB testing week of 12/22.
CARE Services Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, including lunch hour or by appointment
Career Counseling Library Monday-Friday 12-5pm. Full services resumes on January 20.
Cashier Office Monday-Friday, 8am-4:45pm, including lunch hour
Clinics 1-4 Limited appointment availability weekdays 8am-5pm during open days of the break period: December 22-23 and January 2-January 16.

Full service hours resume Tuesday, January 20.
Counseling (CPS)

Emergency counseling available 10am-4:30pm
Telephone triage new and follow up counseling appointments also available

Psychiatry Services: Appointments available for routine, follow-up and urgent evaluations

Office open 8am-4:30pm, December 22-23 and January 2-16. Open 9am-4:30pm on Thursdays.
Closed all day Monday, January 12 for staff training.

Ergonomics Showroom Call (877) 722-9090 toll-free to schedule an appointment to try adjustable chairs, tables and keyboard trays prior to purchase. Appointments are available on Tuesdays from 8am-12pm and on Wednesdays from 12-4pm.
Health Insurance Office Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, except Thursdays, 9am-5pm.
Health Promotion Unit Open through December 19. Closed January 2.
Open 8am-12pm & 1-5pm, January 5-16
Clinical Health Education: Open through December 17; services resume January 5
Massage Chair: 9am-12pm and 1-4pm (unless otherwise posted)
Laboratory Open through December 23, January 2-16:  8:30am-5pm (including 12-1pm).
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.
Medical Records 8am-5pm on December 22-23, January 2-16.
Occupational Health Clinic Open 8am-4:45pm Monday-Friday, December 15-23 & January 2-16.
Closed 11:45am-12:45pm.
Pharmacy Open 8:30am-5pm including lunch hour.
Closed Saturday December 20, 27, and January 3.
Open 9am-12:30pm and 1-5pm on Saturday January 10 and 17.
Closed when all of UHS is closed.

See Pharmacy Services if you need pharmacy assistance when we are closed.

Physical Therapy Open through December 23.
January 5-16, open 8am-5pm, closed 12-1pm.
Closed 11am-1pm on Thursdays.

Closed January 2, 2015.

Radiology Open 8am-4:45pm, Closed 12-1pm.
Social Services Open 8-11:45am, 1-4:45pm.
TB Testing


Open through December 22.
Open January 2-16, 8am-5pm, closed 12-1pm. Closed Wednesdays.
TB testing is provided in the Specialty Clinic (first floor, Tang) on a drop-in basis. Please note: No TB tests administered on Fridays prior to Monday holidays, or on the following dates: 12/22/2014-1/2/2015.
Plant TB Test Return for Reading
Mon, 9-11:30am Thurs, 9-11:30am 1-4:30pm
Tue, 2-4pm Thurs or Fri, 9-11:30am 1-4:30pm
Fri, 9-11:30am Mon, 9-11:30am; 1-4:30pm

Faculty/staff: For TB testing arranged by a campus department, please contact Occupational Health Clinic for details: (510) 643-7177.

Urgent Care Open December 15-20, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm (last check-in at 5:30pm)
Open December 22-23, January 2-16, 8am-5pm (last check-in at 4:30pm)
Open Saturday, December 13, January 10, 17
Closed Saturday, December 20, 27 and January 3

After Hours Assistance: When Tang Center is Closed

Service Hours
Emergencies For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. Also see Emergency/Crisis.
Urgent medical or mental health problems If you have an urgent medical or mental health problem that cannot wait until the Tang Center is open:
  • call the After Hours Assistance Line at (510) 643-7197 for immediate assistance. If you need to speak with a counselor urgently, call the 24/7 counseling line at (855) 817-5667. SHIP members may contact the Aetna 24/7 nurse line at (800) 681-4065.
  • find a local Urgent Care Center with extended hours.
  • find a phone number for a crisis/suicide prevention hotline
  • see information below on emergency contraception, dental emergency, pharmacy refills and other services that may be needed when Tang Center is closed
  • find a local emergency room
    (The closest to campus is Alta Bates Hospital, 2450 Ashby Ave., just east of Telegraph Ave.)

    Please note:
    care may be at your own expense; emergency room charges are usually more than urgent care centers.
Non-urgent problems If your problem can wait until the Tang Center is open:
Cancel appointments Medical appointments:
Call (510) 643-7033, 24 hours a day, to cancel an appointment, or cancel online through eTang. You must cancel at least 24 hours in advance or you will be billed a $25 Late Cancellation Fee.

Counseling appointments:
Call (510) 642-9494 (CPS) or (510) 642-6074 (Social Services) 24 hours a day, to cancel an appointment. You must cancel at least 24 hours in advance or you will be billed a Late Cancellation Fee.
Emergency contraception The Morning After Pill, used for emergency contraception (not birth control) needs to be taken within 72-120 hours of unprotected intercourse or a broken condom. (It is most effective if taken within 72 hours.) If you cannot wait for the Tang Center to open, check www.ec-help.org for pharmacies that provide emergency contraception. Also see Pregnancy Options: Medical, Counseling and Educational Services.
Dental emergency See http://metlife.com/dental for a list of dentists or call (800) 942-0854 to speak to a dental plan representative.
UHS Health Net members Call (510) 642-1976 to make an appointment. If you have an urgent problem that cannot wait until the Tang Center is open, please call After Hours Assistance at (510) 643-7197 to reach the on-call doctor.
Insurance authorization No authorization from the Student Health Insurance Office is required for visits to an emergency room or urgent care center when Tang is closed. Please provide facility with your Aetna Student Health card. Claims submitted to Aetna will be processed according to the SHIP benefits.

All follow-up care must be authorized in advance by the Student Health Insurance Office.

Pharmacies with extended hours See List of Pharmacies in the Bay Area.
The Tang Center Pharmacy automated Prescription Refill Line is (510) 643-7363.
Urgent care centers in the area See List of Urgent Care Centers in the area with extended hours.



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