News

August 31, 2020

Fall 2020 Schedule

Suicide Awareness Training

July 21, 2020

Our Social Services team stands in solidarity with communities who are heartbroken, outraged, and in reflection about the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and many other Black lives lost due to police violence.  We write this in humility and commitment to supporting our Black students and colleagues, and the larger movements beyond our campus community. 

 

July 2, 2020

As we approach the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend and with the recent rise in COVID-19 cases locally, in California, and across the country, it is more important than ever to be socially responsible and to slow the spread of COVID-19. Below are some health prevention reminders as well as an update on COVID-19 testing on campus.

June 24, 2020

 

PRIDE 2020: Moving Toward Liberation

 

Dear students,

 

April 13, 2020

Using the Health Opportunity Fund (HOF) during COVID-19:

To use HOF for your services during COVID-19, send a secure message through eTang to the Cashier Department requesting your HOF funding to be used. 

Please go to Cal1card.berkeley.edu to check your balance.

March 17, 2020

 Building Hours for Most Services

Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm (all departments, unless otherwise noted below)
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

For all medical concerns please call us first at (510) 643-7197. This will allow us to assess your needs and best direct you. In some cases, we will be able to manage your concerns over the phone through provider phone/video visits. 

February 27, 2020

Health Advisory: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Note: Below is the latest UHS update about the new coronavirus. We will continue to provide updates on this web page weekly, or sooner if needed.  

 

Updated as of February 27, 2020

 

February 24, 2020

Each week, health workers write wellness tips for their housing units. Their top tips for the week are below!

February 19, 2020

NEDA banner

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 24th through March 1st. Since body dissatisfaction is a major risk factor for eating disorders, the UC Berkeley Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOWs)  invite you to join us in reflecting on how we can all come together to foster a more positive culture around body image on our campus.

November 19, 2019

At UHS, we uphold human rights and human dignities.  We unequivocally oppose racism, sexism, homophobia and xenophobia and any actions or rhetoric that espouses hate. 

We recognize the strength and resilience of our campus community but also understand that recent and upcoming events may be distressing to some.  We offer care and actively support the well-being of our students and the campus community.  

November 15, 2019

Changes in our country are happening rapidly. Recent acts of violence, increases in hate crimes, discrimination against marginalized communities, changes to national policies, and the current political climate have caused many students to experience distress, regardless of their political viewpoint.

food around a notepad that says "meal plan"Your stomach is howling, it’s late, maybe BART was delayed or you got out of lab late, but as you make the trek home you realize you have nothing to eat and that the last thing you want to do is cook … so you order some quick take out to grab on the way.

November 14, 2019

Health Advisory: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

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Recently there have been several cases of hand, foot and mouth disease, a common viral illness that have occured with students living in the campus Bowles Hall

November 12, 2019

Due to labor actions and decreased staffing, some services may be limited on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Please note telephone and email responses may be delayed.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
If you are having a life-threatening medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

November 7, 2019

Wellfleet Request for Information Alert for SHIP members

In early August, SHIP members may receive a request via email for additional information (e.g. social security or tax ID number) from Wellfleet Student, your SHIP insurance provider. This is a legitimate request.

October 29, 2019

Similar to college counseling centers across the country, CAPS is experiencing a high demand for individual counseling services. The wait time for an initial counseling appointment is currently a few weeks long, and we anticipate that this will be the case for the rest of the semester. Most students will be seen for one to two sessions before the end of the semester. 

As always, any registered student experiencing a crisis should access CAPS urgent drop-in service:

October 25, 2019

October 22, 2019

two pairs of feet in wool socks by the fireplaceEveryone has heard a comment or two, while home for the holidays or back at school after the holidays, of how our appearance has changed so much.

October 8, 2019

Power Outage Update


Tang Center

The Tang Center will be open normal hours and will be seeing all scheduled appointments.

Flu Shot Clinic at the Tang Center is open on Friday, Oct. 11th from 10am-5pm (no appointment needed)


Satellite Locations

Please note services at some satellite locations may be affected. Closures for October 9th-11th will be listed here.

October 7, 2019

Five Tips to Move Past Pain

Knowledge is Power — Understanding how pain works is a key strategy in managing it. Knowing how your brain and nerves work together can improve your chance of recovering sooner.

Keep Moving — Living an active, healthy lifestyle can help you feel great! Our bodies were built to move. Do so in whatever way is accessible and comfortable to you.