Health Services

Bucky with stethoscope

Photo Credit: Todd Brown/UWSMPH Media Solutions

University Health Services (UHS) is located on campus at 333 East Campus Mall and is open to any current UW-Madison degree-seeking or University Special student enrolled in at least one credit. 

Health professionals offer routine health care along with specialized care for specific health concerns. The majority of the costs are covered by segregated fees, although some services have modest costs associated with them.

UHS services include:

  • medical services including primary care, allergy and immunization, and women's health
  • mental health counseling and psychiatry
  • personal wellness including stress management, nutrition guidance, and tobacco cessation
  • prevention services

UHS contact information

Appointments: 608-265-5600
After-hours nurse line: 608-265-5600 (option 1)
24-hour mental health crisis line: 608-265-5600 (option 9)
In an emergency dial 911!

Student Health Insurance

The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) at UW-Madison provides comprehensive health coverage for medical, counseling, and prescription services.  SHIP is mandatory for international students and is also available for purchase students needing more comprehensive coverage.