“Secret” Self-Care Spaces

Between schoolwork, jobs, extra-curricular activities and social life, it can be hard to find time to check in with your mind and body. Throughout your week, it’s important to take mental breaks, whether you want …

Fall eligibility ends January 19, 2020

If you’re graduating in December, you can use UHS services until January 19. Now is a great time to make appointments for: primary care check-ups contraception prescriptions (including IUDs) international travel flu shots and much more! Only …

Adeno-what?

Adenoviruses are a group of common viruses that cause a range of illnesses. People with weakened immune systems are more likely to get very sick from an adenovirus infection, so if you are immunocompromised and …

Learn how to intervene in a crisis

Have you ever been in a situation where you noticed something risky happening and you felt someone should do something? Did you act or intervene? Why or why not? In these situations, we are bystanders. A …

UW-Madison Mental Health Task Force Report

In February 2019, Vice Chancellor Lori Reesor and former Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf commissioned a Mental Health Task Force to address concerns from students, faculty, and staff about the wellbeing of University of Wisconsin-Madison students. The task force …

Welcome to UW–Madison!

Greetings from the heart of campus here on East Campus Mall. University Health Services—or UHS—is available to students at no cost while enrolled at UW–Madison. UHS supports our diverse and energetic campus community and helps students …

Heat Advisory Tips

Extreme heat and humidity are in the forecast for Madison this week. Thursday and Friday are likely to produce ‘danger” heat indices while Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday will reach ‘extreme caution’ heat index conditions. As …

Ticks and mosquitoes and bees? Oh my!

Your guide to the summer’s most unwanted pesky pests While these bugs play crucial roles in the stability and development of our ecosystems, they can occasionally pose threats to our health when coming in contact …