Parents of UC Berkeley Students

Welcome parents and caregivers of UC Berkeley students!

Find out more about the health, wellness, and insurance services offered at University Health Services, as well as some topics of interest to parents.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program at UC Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley AED Program is jointly managed by University Health Services and Environment, Health & Safety. 
About University Health Services (UHS) Find out more about University Health Services in About Us. Also see Meet the Staff.
Access to medical care  See our Guide to Getting StartedMedicalCounselingUrgent Care, and Occupational Health for faculty/staff.
Alcohol/drug treatment and prevention  See Campus Alcohol Policies and Resources and our Health Topics page.
Counseling and mental health   See Self-Help for ParentsCareer Counseling for Students and Career Counseling Public and Alumni Program, and Employee Assistance for faculty/staff.
Contact information See Contact Us for phone numbers and feedback options for questions, comments, and complaints.
Health insurance
requirements for students
See Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), including Frequently Asked Questions and health insurance waiver information. See the Insurance Page for Parents.
Immunization mandate  The University of California has mandatory requirements for all incoming students.
New students See New Student Checklist.
Self-care; staying 
healthy while at UC Berkeley
See Health Topics for educational handouts and links on a variety of topics related to college health and Be Well Cal, our stress management campaign. 
Support and giving to UHS See Giving to UHS.
Supporting Your Student See Self-Help for Parents
Twelve-step meetings (AA, etc) See Community-Based Support Groups for the current schedule of meetings.