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EAT Mindfully Wish you could eat the foods you love without the guilt? Are you always eating on-the-go? This program will challenge you each day to implement a new strategy to help you pay attention to WHAT you eat and … Continued

Student Health 101 – April issue is ready to read!

The April issue of Student Health 101 is ready to read! This month’s features include: Safe oral sex practices to protect from STIs, the truth about e-cigs and vapes, and smart tips for a fun-filled Dandelion Day.

Tobacco Dependence Counseling – For Full-time Students

UHS has partnered with the University’s Healthy Living Center to offer tobacco dependence counseling for students who would like to quit using tobacco. The counseling is offered through the secure video conferencing app, ZOOM, at no cost to students. Contact … Continued

HPV Vaccine Available at UHS

HPV Vaccine: Are you interested in receiving the HPV vaccine? You can receive the vaccine at UHS. Call 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment. The UR Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna) covers the cost of the vaccine. If you are on … Continued

Health Insurance – Tax Information

For the 2017 tax year, University of Rochester students that were covered under the 16/17 fully insured student health insurance plan (474948) and those that are currently covered under the 17/18 self-insured student health insurance plan (686156) will receive two … Continued

This Year’s Flu Virus

Message from Dr. Ralph Manchester, Director of the University Health Service This year’s flu season is severe throughout the U.S. and in the Rochester area. New York State officials said that as of last week, 1,606 New Yorkers have been … Continued

UCC Therapy Groups

Therapy groups at the University Counseling Center for Spring 2018 will begin in late January and early February. Call UCC at (585) 275-3113 to schedule an initial assessment and learn more. New to UCC? Read the science behind therapy and how it … Continued

HPV Vaccine Available at UHS

Are you interested in receiving the HPV vaccine? You can receive the vaccine at UHS. Call 585-275-2662 to schedule an appointment. The UR Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna) covers the cost of the vaccine. If you are on another insurance … Continued

UHS & UCC Spring Break Hours

UHS – Primary Care Offices The UHS offices will close, or reduce hours, for Spring Break as follows: UHS Office on the River Campus:  The office will be open weekdays during spring break (March 12-16). The office will be closed on the weekend … Continued

UR wins the National Flu Vaccination Challenge

Congratulations to the University of Rochester!! We won the 2017 National College/University Flu Vaccination Challenge in our category. This was our first time participating in the challenge, which is sponsored by Alana’s Foundation. Thank you to everyone who received a flu … Continued

Online Insurance Process – Open for Winter Enrollment

The Online Insurance Process is now open for the Winter Enrollment Period. Access to the Online Insurance Process is limited to students who are beginning full-time studies in January or who are returning to full-time status in January (i.e., return … Continued

Winter Break Hours

UHS – Primary Care Offices The UHS River Campus and Medical Center Offices will be open weekdays during winter break (Dec. 23-Jan. 16). The UHS Eastman School of Music Office will be closed during winter break and will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. … Continued

UHS Flu Vaccine Clinics – November 27 and 28

The University Health Service (UHS) will hold two more Flu Vaccine Clinic the week of November 26. Both clinics are open to all students, staff, and faculty. The clinics will be held Monday, Nov. 27 (6:00-7:00 p.m.,Goergen Athletic Center) and … Continued

Paws for Stress Relief – November 27

Join the UHS Health Promotion Office for Paws for Stress Relief from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the foyer of the Goergen Athletic Center. Stop by to pet the dogs, pick up an inspirational quote, and make a lavender sachet. … Continued

HPV Vaccine Clinic – Sunday, September 10

UHS will hold an HPV Vaccine Clinic on Sunday, September 10 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 220 in the UHS Building. The UR Student Health Insurance Plan covers the cost of the vaccine. Students on other plans should verify coverage … Continued

U of R Student Insurance Plan Update

As you plan for health insurance for the coming school year, we want to advise you of a significant change to the U of R Student Health Insurance Plan. As a result of recent NYS approval for the University to … Continued

Online Insurance Process – Open June – September 15

All students who will be full-time in the fall must complete the Online Insurance Process every year during the Fall Open Enrollment Period (June 6-September 15). Students complete this process to either enroll or waive the University-sponsored health insurance. The … Continued