Parents & Community

Welcome UC Berkeley parents, community members and friends!

Find out more about the health, wellness and insurance services offered at University Health Services, Tang Center, as well as some topics of interest to parents and other members of community.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program at UC Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley AED Program is jointly managed by University Health Services and Environment, Health & Safety. 
About UHS Tang Center Find out more about University of Health Services in About Us. Also see Meet the Staff. See a video tour of Tang.
Access to medical care See Go Tang! Guide to Getting Started at TangMedicalCounselingUrgent Care and Occupational Health for faculty/staff. 
Alcohol/drug treatment and prevention See Campus Alcohol Policies and Resources and our Health Topics page. 
Counseling and mental health  See Self-Help for ParentsCareer Counseling for Students and Career Counseling Public and Alumni Program, Employee Assistance for faculty/staff. 
Contact information See Contact Us for Tang Center phone numbers and feedback options for questions, comments and complaints.
Health insurance
requirements for students
See Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), including Frequently Asked Questions and health insurance waiver information
Immunization mandate  University of California has mandatory requirements for all incoming students.
New students  See New Student Checklist
Self-care; staying 
healthy while at Cal
See Health Topics for educational handouts and links on a variety of topics related to college health and Be Well Cal, our stress management campaign. 
Support and giving to UHS Tang Center See Giving to UHS.
Supporting Your Student See Self-Help for Parents
Tour Visit our Tang 101 video for new students.
Twelve-step meetings (AA, etc) See Community-Based Support Groups for the current schedule of meetings.

"We are fortunate to have high-caliber, nationally recognized health and counseling services on the Berkeley campus. Parents can rest assured that we are dedicated to helping students pursue their academic goals in an optimal state of health, and that all students have access to treatment and prevention services that promote physical, emotional, and social well-being."
- Claudia Covello, Executive Director 

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