Hours

UHS Hours of Operations

Closure Dates

  • February 25, 2024: UHS Pharmacy Closed
  • March 29-31, 2024: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Cesar Chavez Day)
  • May 27, 2024: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Memorial Day)
  • June 19, 2024: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Juneteenth)
  • July 4, 2024: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Independence Day)

For care when UHS is closed, please visit: uhs.berkeley.edu/afterhours

Hours by Day (Full-Service Hours)

Day

Hours 

Monday-Friday

  • General building hours: 9 am-5 pm
  • General phone hours: 8 am-5 pm
  • CAPS/Mental Health: 9 am-5 pm
  • Lab: 9 am-5 pm
    •   Closed for lunch daily: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Pharmacy: 9 am-5 pm
    • Please note special HOF hours at the Pharmacy: 
      • Monday to Friday: 10 am - 3 pm. Students with HOF will be seen much quicker and get their requests processed during these times. The Pharmacy can service students during all open hours but priority is given to urgent requests and wait times may be significantly longer.
  • Phone appointments: 8 am-5 pm
  • Primary Care: 9 am-5 pm 
  • Urgent Care: 9 am-5 pm

Saturday

  • Pharmacy: 10 am - 4 pm (Closed for Lunch 1-1:30 pm)
    • HOF Hours: 10 am - 1 pm

Sunday

  • Pharmacy: 10 am - 4 pm (Closed for Lunch 1-1:30 pm)
    • HOF Hours: 10 am - 1 pm

Hours by Department / Service (Full-Service Hours)

Service

Hours

Advice Nurse

  • Available 24/7: Call (510) 643-7197  

After Hours Assistance

Please 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 UHS is closed. 

Travel & Immunizations

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm.

Appointments are needed for all vaccines. Schedule on eTang (students only) or call (510) 643-7177.

Career Counseling Library

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm (Virtual services)

Call (510) 642-2367 or email careerlibrary@berkeley.edu for services.

Billing & Cashier's Office

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9 am-4:30 pm (In-Person Office Hours) and 8 am-4:45 pm (Phones) 
  • Wednesday: 9:30 am-4:30 pm (In-Person Office Hours) and 9:30 am-4:45  pm (Phones).
  • CLOSED FOR LUNCH: 12 pm - 1 pm

Please feel free to leave a message at (510) 642-8450, or email uhscashier@berkeley.eduor send a secure message through the eTang.

Counseling (CAPS)

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am-6 pm (virtual services) and 9 am-5 pm (In-person services with appointment)

Appointments are booked by calling (510) 642-9494 or via eTang. For after-hours support, please call the 24/7 line at (855) 817-5667.

Employee Assistance

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm (Virtual services) and 9 am-5 pm (In-person services w/ appointment) 

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP Office)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 9 am-4:30 pm (In-Person Office Hours) and 8 am-4:45 pm (Phone Hours) 
  • Wednesday: 9:30 am-4:30 pm (In-Person Office Hours) and 9:30 am-4:45 pm (Phone Hours).

Call (510) 642-5700, email ship@berkeley.edu,or send a secure message through eTang

If you have a question regarding medical/mental health benefits or claims, contact Wellfleet Member Services at (877) 657-5033.  

Health Promotion

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm

Visit the Health Promotion webpage for updates on programs and activities or email hpromo@berkeley.edu

Laboratory

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm 

            Closed for lunch daily 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  • Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED  

Primary Care Clinics

  • Monday-Friday: 8:20 am-5 pm (In-person) and 8:00 am-6 pm (Virtual services)
  • Saturday: Telehealth 8:30 am - 10 am
  • Sunday: Telehealth 8 am-5 pm

If you are in need of urgent medical attention (including, but not limited to, chest pain, trouble breathing, and severe headache), please seek medical attention right away (see below for urgent care hours) and/or call the 24/7 advice nurse at (510) 643-7917.   

Visit eTang or call (510) 642-2000 to make a same-day Primary Care phone or video appointment. 

You are encouraged to contact the 24/7 Advice Nurse Line at (510) 643-7197 if you have symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath, or if you've had close sustained contact with a known positive COVID-19 case.   

Health Records

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm
  • Window hours: 10 am - 4 pm 

For patient health records requests, please call (510) 642-1804 or email uhsrecords@berkeley.edu

Currently enrolled students can also send a secure message through eTang.  

Mandatory TB & Immunization Program

  • No building/in-person hours. 

The best way to reach the Mandatory TB & Immunization team is via eTang secure message.

Occupational Health

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30 am-4 pm (In-person) and 7:45 am-5:00 pm (phones). 
  • For COVID-related questions, please call (510) 332-7192.  

For work-related injuries that require attention after hours or on weekends, go to the Alta Bates Emergency Department (2450 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA.) Tell them you work at UC Berkeley and have a work-related injury.  

Pharmacy

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm 
  • Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm (Closed for lunch: 1-1:30 pm)
  • Sunday:  10 am - 4 pm (Closed for lunch: 1-1:30 pm) 

Please note special HOF hours at the Pharmacy:

  • Monday to Friday: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 1 pm 

Students with HOF will be seen much quicker and get their requests processed during these times. The Pharmacy can service students during all open hours but priority is given to urgent requests and wait times may be significantly longer.   

See Pharmacy Services if you need assistance when the Pharmacy is closed. 

We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. We can also charge your Cal Central account. We also accept Apple Pay & Google Pay.  

Physical Therapy

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
  • Thursdays: 8 am - 12 pm and 2 - 5 pm
  • Closed for lunch daily: 12 pm - 1 pm

Radiology

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed 

Social Services & Nutrition

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-4 pm (In-person)
  • Phones answered: 8 am - 5 pm 

If you need assistance, please leave a voicemail at (510) 642-6074. For after-hours support, please call the 24/7 line at (855) 817-5667. 

Specialty Clinic

  • Monday-Friday: 8 am-5 pm 

Call (510) 643-7177 or come to the Specialty Clinic appointment desk, located on the first floor to schedule an appointment.  

A referral is required from a UHS clinician. For patients currently receiving care for chronic or acute conditions or if you are currently seeing a specialist (for example, post-surgery follow-up), you may be able to make an appointment directly once outside records are reviewed. 

Urgent Care

  • Monday-Friday: 9 am-5 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am-4 pm 
  • Sunday:  CLOSED. Primary Care Telehealth appointments available 8 am - 5 pm 

Although we have in-person hours on Saturday, please consider making a primary care phone appointment through eTang if you’re able to. If your issue requires urgent in-person service, we are here and happy to help you!