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Student Counseling Service closure

September 20, 2019

The Student Counseling Service will be closed from 8:30am-2:00pm on Wednesday, September 25 for an all staff meeting.

Student Health Service Launches Online Scheduling

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.

Dr. Meeta A. Kumar Named Director of Student Counseling Service

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.

Attend the 2019 AHEAD Virtual Conference

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.

Measles Information

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. 

Wellness Center Updates

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


New UChicago student wellness center, and expanded health and counseling resources

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.

Flu Vaccination Clinics

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

Explore Our Redesigned Site

August 14, 2018

Learn more about our services, ways to get involved, wellness programming, health topics, and more.

Immunization Compliance

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.

Health Promotion and Wellness featured in College Health and Wellness in Action

August 2, 2018

Health Promotion and Wellness Director Julie Edwards spoke about UChicago's Mental Health First Aid Program.

Campus Health Needs Assessment

May 11, 2018

Help us identify both existing resources and opportunities for improvement around the health and wellness needs of UChicago students. Learn how to get involved today!

Financial Wellness Workshop

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!

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