Please note: Let's Talk consultations are not formal therapy sessions and do not constitute mental health treatment. We are not able to assist with DSP and other documentation support during Let's Talk.
UC Berkeley Students: Manage your health online with eTang!
The eTang portal is the best way to get in contact with University Health Service departments. The portal allows you to send secure messages, schedule appointments, and more!
- Get medical advice from your clinician or the advice nurse
- Schedule most medical and health education appointments
- Send secure messages
- Transfer/refill prescriptions regardless of insurance plan
- See lab results
- Order lab test without an appointment (ex. STI, TB, and pregnancy tests)
- Send a secure message to order contraception such as the pill, patch or ring without an appointment.
- Edit Chosen Name, Pronoun, and Gender Identity
- Access the Surveillance Testing - Badge System
How To / Instructions:
Here is a list of common requests students can make through the e-Tang Portal.
Contact Advice Nurse
To message the advice nurse on eTang: Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Under "Primary Care/Clinical Services for Students and SHIP Dependents," click "Contact the Advice Nurse".
Get Birth Control
For birth control requests, you can send a secure message via eTang to the UHS Pharmacy
Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Under "Pharmacy", click "Send a medication request to the UHS pharmacy" > click "Start a new prescription for birth control ONLY (pills, patches, or ring)." or refill or renew a prescription.
Order STI Testing
To order STI testing, you can self-book these by sending a secure message via eTang to the UHS Lab
Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Under "Lab Tests for Students and SHIP Dependents", click "order a Lab test".
Request Medication Refills
Medication refills can be requested through the eTang portal if the prescription came from UHS.
Log into eTang > click on ”Messages” > create a “New Message” > Click on " Send a medication request to the UHS pharmacy" > Click continue and follow the instructions.
Clearance Form Completion (Medical/Health/Physical)
Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Click "Submit a request for Medical/Health/Physical Clearance Form Completion" > Click continue and follow the instructions.
Non-Urgent Questions to Primary Care
To send non-urgent questions to your primary care team: (allow 3 business days for a response)
Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Click "Contact a member of my Primary Care Team".
Questions about TB screening or vaccination requirements
If you have questions about TB screening or vaccination requirements:
Log into eTang > select Messages > New Message > Click "Contact the TB/Immunization Team".
Can Faculty and Staff use the eTang portal?
Experiencing difficulties logging on to the eTang portal?
In most cases, clearing your cache and cookies and/or using an incognito browser will allow you to log-on.
What do I do if the eTang Portal is temporarily unavailable?
When eTang is unavailable during system upgrades, you can call or email UHS. Visit our Contact Us page for more information. Please see our After Hours resources if you need help when we are closed.
Thanks for your patience!