University Health Services (UHS)
UHS is UMass Amherst's campus health center, offering medical and mental health care, pharmacy, eye care, radiology and lab services and much more. Located in the Central Residential Area, UHS is open from 8 a.m. - midnight throughout the calendar year. Learn more at www.umass.edu/uhs.
Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) students must be matriculated in a degree-seeking program to be eligible for enrollment in the plans below; students taking only online classes are not eligible.
- Student Health Fee provides access to medical and mental health care at UHS, and absorbs many costs not covered by primary insurance. You must have primary insurance coverage, such as the Student Health Insurance Plan, to qualify.
- Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is a primary health insurance plan offered by Aetna Student Health. The plan provides coverage for physician office visits, hospitalization, emergency care, pharmacy services and more.
- Family Plan: Those who have paid the Student Health Fee and enrolled in the SHIP individual plan may purchase primary health insurance coverage for their spouses, same-sex domestic partners and/or minor children.
For more information on SHIP and Family Plan coverage, visit www.aetnastudenthealth.com.
To enroll and make payment arrangements, students must come to UHS Patient Services before the end of the Add/Drop period each semester. Proof of CPE enrollment is required.
For more information, call UHS Patient Services, 413-577-5192.