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Healthcare Services at the University

The University of Rochester has extensive health resources in place, including access to trained healthcare providers and state-of-the-art facilities through the Strong Memorial Hospital system.

 

University Health Service (UHS)

The University Health Service provides a full-range of confidential, high quality primary health care services for all full-time students and for members of the University community who choose a healthcare provider at UHS.  Patients come to UHS for the treatment for illnesses and injuries, management of ongoing medical problems, preventive medical care, and care and advice for any health concern.  Visits to UHS are completely confidential.  The UHS clinical staff includes registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians, all of whom have a special interest in the care and treatment of students and other members of a college community.

UHS Services include:

  • Primary care with physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Treatment for illnesses and injuries
  • Management of ongoing medical problems
  • Preventive health care and health education
  • Available prescriptions & over-the-counter medicines for purchase
  • Health Information Phone Line
  • Flu vaccination clinics

University Counseling Center (UCC)

The University Counseling Center provides a broad range of services to full-time students who pay the mandatory student health fee.  Therapy is available for a wide variety of problems that can include anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, family problems, grief, school related problems, and general discomfort about what's happening in a person's life, among many other sorts of difficulties.

UCC Services include:

  • Time-limited individual and couples therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Medication management
  • 24-hour crisis services
  • Consultation
  • Educational presentation

Strong Employee Assitance Program (EAP)

The Strong EAP provides confidential and immediate help with a range of problems that can impact you or your family member's ability to cope effectively at home or at work. Employees of the UR (e.g. faculty, postdoctoral appointment, staff) are all eligible to utilize Strong EAP's specialized services.