Appointments

University Health Services, Tang Center has several types of clinics tailored to meet the needs of busy UC Berkeley students. 

Make a Primary Care Appointment - go to https://etang.berkeley.edu, click "appointments" - click "schedule an appointment" - select "Same day medical appointment"

Schedule online via eTang or call (510) 642-2000 - press option 4 - to schedule between 8am-4:45pm. 

Advice Nurse

  • If you have a medical question, need home-care advice or are unsure about which services are best for you, speak with the Advice Nurse from 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Call (510) 643-7197 or send a secure message online
  • After hours, SHIP members can call the 24/7 Nurse Line at (800) 681-4065.

Drop-In Appointments 

Not scheduled online

  • Urgent Care
  • For urgent medical problems, you can call (510) 643-7197 to speak with the Advice Nurse (Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm) or come directly to Urgent Care to speak to a Triage Nurse in person. 
    Need care when we are closed? See After Hours Resources. SHIP members may also contact the 24/7 Nurse Line after hours at (800) 681-4065.

Pre-scheduled

Appointments

Available online

Pre-scheduled

Appointments

Referral from a UHS clinician is REQUIRED

  • Physical Therapy:
    Call (510) 642-0607 or come to Physical Therapy, 3rd floor of Tang Center.
  • Specialty Clinic:

    With a referral from your UHS clinician, the Tang Center offers the services of specialist physicians in: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology (ENT), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Podiatry, Repetitive Stress Injuries, Sports Medicine, and Urology.

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

    See Specialty website for fees and more info.

ONLINE SERVICES
No Appointment needed 

  • Self-Directed STI testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Medication refills, including birth control 

    Log in to eTang for more information

     

    If you need to:

    Check when/where your appointment is scheduled
    If you can't remember the day and time of your appointment, call (510) 642-2000 for most types of appointments or (510) 643-7177 if you know the appointment is with a specialist.
    Cancel an appointment

    Call (510) 643-7033, 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 or No Show Fee. If you scheduled an appointment online, you can also cancel it online.

    Request a specific clinician

    You are automatically assigned a Primary Care Provider. You can request a specific clinician if you have someone in mind, or you can explain your need or problem when making an appointment. 

    Crisis/emergency

    For life-threatening emergency, call 911.

    See Emergency and Crisis for specific emergency and/or crisis situations, what to do and referrals.

    When Tang is closed, check the resources provided in Emergency and Crisis or you may call After Hours Assistance at (510) 643-7197 for referrals. Berkeley SHIP members who'd like to speak to a nurse when we are closed may contact the  24/7 Nurse Line at (800) 681-4065.

    Eligibility All registered students are eligible to receive care at University Health Services Tang Center, regardless of type of health insurance coverage. There are fees for Primary Care and Urgent Care visits, procedures, lab tests, x-rays and medications if they are indicated. See Fees for Medical Care for more information.

    Make an appointment:

    log in to etang patient portal

    Schedule appointments - Receive lab results - Refill/transfer prescriptions - Complete forms online - Secure message


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