Hours

Fall Hours: (effective August 22)

Monday-Friday

General building open hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Check specific departments below as hours may vary.

The main phone line is answered 8am-5pm and many departments offer appointments between 8am-5pm.

Saturday

Urgent Care and Pharmacy are open from 10am - 4pm

Telehealth appointments available from 8:30am - 12 noon

Sunday 

CLOSED to all services

Virtual appointments 

Many departments have virtual offerings outside of our building hours. See the ‘Hours by Service’ section below for options and be sure to visit each department’s web pages for further information on what's available.

Please see After Hours Assistance for resources and referral information when the Tang Center is closed.

Closure Dates

  • September 5, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Labor Day)
  • November 11, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Veterans Day)
  • November 24, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Thanksgiving Day)
  • November 25, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • December 23, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Christmas)
  • December 26, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (Christmas)
  • December 30, 2022: Academic and Administrative Holiday (New Year's Eve)

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

 Hours of Operation

Day

Hours

Monday

General phone hours: 8am-5pm

General Building hours: 9am-5pm

Urgent Care hours - 9am-5pm, last patient check in 5pm.

Phone appointments available 8:00am-5pm

Pharmacy: 9am-5pm

CAPS: Services can be scheduled 8am-5pm

Primary Care: In-person services 9am-5pm, Virtual appointments 8am-6pm

Tuesday

General phone hours: 8am-5pm

General Building hours: 9am-5pm

Urgent Care hours - 9am-5pm, last patient check in 5pm.

Phone appointments available 8:00am-5pm

Pharmacy: 9am-5pm

CAPS: Services can be scheduled 8am-5pm

Primary Care: In-person services 9am-5pm, Virtual appointments 8am-6pm

Wednesday

General phone hours: 8am-5pm

General Building hours: 9am-5pm

Urgent Care hours - 9am-4pm, last patient check in 5pm.

Phone appointments available 8:00am-5pm

Pharmacy: 9am-5pm

CAPS: Services can be scheduled 8am-5pm

Primary Care: In-person services 9am-5pm, Virtual appointments 8am-6pm

Thursday

General phone hours: 8am-5pm

General Building hours: 9am-5pm

Urgent Care hours - 9am-5pm, last patient check in 5pm.

Phone appointments available 8:00am-5pm

Pharmacy: 9am-5pm

CAPS: Services can be scheduled 8am-5pm

Primary Care: In-person services 9am-5pm, Virtual appointments 8am-6pm

Friday

General phone hours: 8am-5 pm

General Building hours: 9am-5pm

Urgent Care hours - 9am-5pm, last patient check in 5pm.

Phone appointments available 8:00am-5pm

Pharmacy: 9am-4pm

CAPS: Services can be scheduled 8am-5pm

Primary Care: In-person services 9am-5pm, Virtual appointments 8am-6pm

Saturday

Urgent Care 10am-4pm

Lab 10am-4pm

Pharmacy 10am-4pm

Telehealth Appointments 8:30am-12 noon

ALL OTHER DEPARTMENTS - CLOSED

Sunday

No services, see after-hours care options

 Hours by Service

Service

Hours

Advice Nurse

Call (510) 643-7197 to speak with our 24/7 Advice Nurse. 

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 9am-5pm.

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

Career Counseling Library

Virtual services available M-F, 8am-5pm. 

Call or email for services.

Phone: (510) 642-2367

Email: careerlibrary@berkeley.edu  

Billing & Cashier's Office

In-Person Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-4:00pm and Wednesday 9:30am-4:00pm

Phone Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday  8am-4:45pm and Wednesday 9:30am-4:45pm

Please feel free to leave a message at 

Call (510) 642-8450, email ship@berkeley.edu

uhscashier@berkeley.eduor send a secure message through the eTang

Counseling (CAPS)

Virtual services can be scheduled Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. 

In-person services are available by with an appointment Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Appointments 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

Virtual services can be scheduled Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.  In-person services with an appointment Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Appointments available during the noon hour.

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP Office)

In-Person Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-4:00pm and Wednesday - 9:30am-4:00pm

Phone Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday  8am-4:45pm and Wednesday - 9:30am-4:45pm

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

If you have a question regarding benefits or claims, please contact Wellfleet Insurance at (833) 302-9785.

Health Promotion

Monday-Friday 9-12 and 1-5 pm

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

Laboratory

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday and Sunday Closed

Please note the Lab periodically closes from 12-1pm for lunch.

The last blood draw is at 5pm.

Primary Care Clinics

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Virtual services can be scheduled Monday - Friday 8am-6pm.

Saturday no in-person care. Telehealth for urgent needs 8:30am -12noon

If you are in need of urgent medical attention (including, but not limited to, chest pain, trouble breathing, 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: 8am-5pm  Window hours are 10am-5pm

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 secure message

Occupational Health

Monday-Friday: Building/in-person hours - 9am-4pm. Closed 11:45am-12:45pm. Phones answered 7:45am-5:00pm.

To report a positive COVID result, COVID exposure, or for other COVID- related questions, please (510) 332-7192.

For work-related injuries that require attention after-hours or on weekends, go to the Alta Bates Emergency Department (510) 204-4444. 2450 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA. Tell them that you work at UC Berkeley, and have a work-related injury.

Pharmacy

Monday-Friday  9am-5pm

Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday Closed

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-Friday 8am-5pm. In-person and telehealth visits. 

Closed 12-1pm everyday and 1-2 on Mondays.

Radiology

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Saturday and Sunday Closed 

Social Services & Nutrition

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Phones answered 8am-5pm.  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 8am-5pm

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 9am-5pm.  Last check-in at 5 pm.

Saturday 10am-4pm in-person care, telehealth for urgent needs 8:30-12pm. 

Sunday CLOSED 

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!

UHS: Contact Information

UHS Medical: (510) 642-2000

Emergency: call 911

Emergency from cell: (510) 642-3333