August 31, 2020
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
June 24, 2020
PRIDE 2020: Moving Toward Liberation
April 13, 2020
March 17, 2020
Building Hours for Most Services
Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm (all departments, unless otherwise noted below)
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
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
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)
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
Air Quality Update
October 22, 2019
Everyone 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
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)
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.