This change comes as part of a plan to reduce wait times at its walk-in clinic.
Traditional injections and nasal spray will be offered at clinics across campus this October and November.
Dr. George Corey has been appointed the new director of University Health Services after the former director retired earlier this summer.
UHS director to retire after 33-year career
Due to recent complaints from students regarding long waiting periods at UHS, officials at UMass have decided to release wristbands to students who wish to skip long lines.
Students, faculty and staff at UMass are being asked to respond to a survey regarding UHS services in order to craft a more modern mission statement.
The SGA met in full force with the return of President Kapoor the night before the start of elections.
In the final meeting of the month, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed a variety of different issues concerning students at the University of Massachusetts.
With 20 deaths resulting from the flu in Massachusetts since before the term began, UHS is amping up its efforts to prevent the spread of the sickness.
To combat Influenza in the Amherst area, UHS has a number of ways to bring immunization to students, including Mobile Flu Clinics, which offer the flu shot in various locations around campus.
UMass graduate Dan Nott illustrates a UHS editorial cartoon.
After months of debate over the future of University Health Services, Chancellor Robert Holub approved the recommendations of a joint student, physician and administrator committee.
Why students agree that UHS could benefit from a new facility.
Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that students can access an off campus pharmacy and avoid elevated fees.
Columnist Billy Rainsford discusses the debate over contraception in the United States and relates it to the debate over cuts to University Health Services.
Mentoring and support groups can be a useful tool for victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, according to research by Concordia University in Canada.
Students discuss their views on UHS cuts.
Draft proposal seeks to avoid pharmacy closure, end to lab testing
Columnist Billy Rainsford links the recent changes to University Health Services to the University’s taking on more students than it can handle.
In response to University of Massachusetts’ claims that the cuts to University Health Services will help fund a new building, students hosted a mock groundbreaking ceremony yesterday in front of the Student Union.
Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent laments the cuts being made to University Health Services
Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent laments the cuts being made to University Health Services.
UHS recently announced changes to their service beginning at the close of next semester, which includes cutbacks in hours of operation and staffing, a reduction in lab services and an elimination of the pharmacy.
The Amherst-based Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (CCC) was honored last week at a South Florida conference.
Unless they already have existing insurance coverage, UMass students must pay $2,322 per year for University-provided health care through Aetna Student Health, but are we really getting our money’s worth?