Tang Center Regular Business Hours

  • During the regular school year, Tang Center hours for most offices are 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Urgent Care is open 8am-6pm (last check-in 5:30pm), Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm (last check-in 4:30pm) on Saturday.
  • Pharmacy is open 8:30am-6pm, Monday-Friday; 9am-12:30pm and 1-5pm on Saturday.
  • The Tang Center is closed Sundays and holidays.
  • Please check below for specific hours of other services.
  • See After Hours Assistance for resources and referral information when the Tang Center is closed.
  • Special Winter Break hours December 20, 2014-January 19, 2015. Find complete break hours, including break reminders and an easy-to-read calendar here.

    Tang Center


Service Hours
Advice Nurse Call (510) 643-7197, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm to speak with an Advice Nurse. SHIP members who'd like to speak to a nurse when we are closed may contact the Aetna Student Health 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.
Career Counseling Library Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm
CARE Services Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Appointments available during the noon hour.
Cashier Office Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Open 12-1pm.
Counseling (CPS) Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, except Thursdays 9am-5pm
Emergency Counseling, Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm
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 Net Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. 24-hour medical coverage is available for emergencies, including during University holidays and inter-sessions. Call (510) 642-1976 when the Tang Center is closed to be connected to the answering service.
Health Insurance Office Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, except Thursdays, 9am-5pm.
Health Promotion Unit Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Closed 12-1pm.
Laboratory Monday-Friday, 8:30am-6pm.
Medical clinics
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Closed 12-1pm.
Medical Records Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm. Open 12-1pm.
Occupational Health Clinic Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Closed 12-1pm.
Pharmacy Monday-Friday, 8:30am-6pm; Saturday, 9am-12:30pm and
1-5pm. The Pharmacy is closed Sundays and University holidays. See Pharmacy Services if you need pharmacy assistance when we are closed.
Physical Therapy Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (last appointment 4pm). Closed 12-1pm and Thursdays, 11am-1pm.
Radiology Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
Self-Care Resource Center Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Closed 12-1pm.
Social Services Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Closed 11:45am to 1pm.
TB Testing 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: 8/29, 9/1, 11/11, 11/24, 11/25, 11/28, 12/19, 12/22, 12/23, 12/26, 12/29, 12/30.
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 Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm (last check-in 5:30pm), Saturday, 9am-5pm (last check-in 4:30pm).
Closed Sundays and Holidays (see After Hours Assistance below).


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.




University of California seal

Contact Info bullet Join Our Team bullet About UHS bullet Gifts bullet

Privacy Practices bullet Disclaimer bullet Tang 101 Video bullet Meet the Staff
Copyright © UC Regents bullet 2222 Bancroft Way, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-4300