June 30, 2020
Learn more about getting tested for COVID-19 on the COVID-19 Resources for Students page.
May 19, 2020
Student Health and Counseling Services has been renamed to UChicago Student Wellness—a name that reflects our integrated approach to providing care and our mission to provide students with comprehensive health, counseling, and wellness resources that support their academic, personal, and professional success.
April 24, 2020
UChicago Student Wellness staff share virtual options for care in two new videos.
April 9, 2020
Dean of Students in the University Michele Rasmussen and Assistant Vice President for Student Services Mario Polizzi detailed the range of care options available in a message to students.
April 2, 2020
Health Promotion and Wellness is offering a variety of virtual programs during Spring Quarter 2020 to help students improve their wellbeing.
April 1, 2020
Student Counseling Service (SCS) is committed to supporting students this Spring Quarter, wherever they may be. A new FAQ provides additional information on using counseling services virtually or on campus.
March 13, 2020
UnitedHealthcare StudentResources has issued new information on coverage related to COVID-19. To read the latest, click here.
March 13, 2020
The University of Chicago is nearing completion of its new Student Wellness Center, with the medical service within the integrated, student-focused facility set to open in April, and the entire center scheduled to open in October.
September 26, 2019
In collaboration with campus partners, Student Health and Counseling Services offers a series of free flu shot clinics at a variety of campus locations for all students, faculty, and staff throughout the Autumn Quarter.
July 31, 2019
The Student Health Service has launched a pilot program that will allow existing SHS patients who have visited SHS in the past twelve months to make appointments online through their MyChart account.
June 20, 2019
Dr. Meeta A. Kumar will be joining the University of Chicago as the Director of Student Counseling Service (SCS), effective September 1, 2019. Kumar is currently Deputy Executive Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has served for more than twenty years.
June 19, 2019
Attend a live streaming of the annual conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (“AHEAD”) on July 11 and 12, 2019 on campus, hosted by the Office for Access and Equity and Student Disability Services.
May 20, 2019
With the number of measles cases reported in the U.S. increasing, Marius Commodore, Medical Director of the Student Health Service, shared information about the disease in a message to students.
May 20, 2019
As announced in October 2018, the University is building a new student wellness center to further improve our health, counseling, and wellness services. Learn more about the new wellness center, which is scheduled to open in Autumn 2020, on the Wellness Center Updates page.
October 4, 2018
Provost Daniel Diermeier and Dean of Students in the University Michele Rasmussen announced that after two years of planning, the University is building a new student wellness center to further improve our health, counseling and wellness resources.
September 27, 2018
In collaboration with campus partners, Student Health and Counseling Services offers a series of free flu shot clinics at a variety of campus locations for all students, faculty, and staff throughout the Autumn Quarter
August 14, 2018
Learn more about our services, ways to get involved, wellness programming, health topics, and more.
August 14, 2018
The State of Illinois and the University require students to provide proof of required immunizations, preferably at least 30 days before classes begin.
August 2, 2018
Health Promotion and Wellness Director Julie Edwards spoke about UChicago's Mental Health First Aid Program.
May 11, 2018
This session on May 17 will provide an overview of basic health insurance terminology and will cover how the University Student Health Insurance Plan (U-SHIP) works, including how out-of-pocket costs are structured on the plan. Register today!