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Regional Campus Students:  

All UConn Regional Campus Students can find links to SHaW services and programs here.

 

Excuse Notes:  

Student Health and Wellness cannot provide a note that excuses a student from classes, activities, etc. Students may be provided with a verification form for different reasons. Please see our Verification of Visit policy.

OUR VISION

To cultivate optimal health and lifelong well-being for every UConn student

 

Our Mission

Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) supports the optimal well-being of all UConn students by providing the highest quality compassionate care and exceptional health and wellness programs. 

           

Our Values

Diversity, Health Equity and Inclusion

We dedicate ourselves to learning, valuing diverse experiences, and providing outstanding services to UConn students while appreciating their significant identities such as race, ethnicity, religious affiliation or not, gender identity, level of ability, or other salient identities. We promote social justice throughout UConn and the broader global community.

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities

As stated as the first tenet of our Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities: We believe you have a right to be treated with respect, consideration and dignity, as well as be free from all forms of abuse and harassment on the basis of an race, color, ethnicity, religious creed, age, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability (including learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and past or present history of mental illness), veteran’s status, prior conviction of a crime, gender identity or expression, or membership in any other protected classes.

Exceptional Services

Student-Centered Approach

  • We provide services that are respectful of and responsive to individual student preferences, needs, and values.
  • We listen to, inform, and empower students to be involved in their health and wellbeing in ways that are meaningful and valuable to them.
  • We provide inclusive services that welcome all students with dignity and respect
  • We encourage students to evaluate and advocate for their health and well-being
  • We support students to be actively engaged to allow them to further develop knowledge and skills and to be a responsible consumer of their own healthcare

Community Engagement and Social Justice

  • We work to promote an environment at UConn that gives everyone the opportunity to reach their best health.
  • We are committed to creating a fair and equitable distribution of opportunities and services to measurably improve the health of student populations.
  • We seek to form collegial relationships where communication, consensus building and teamwork are valued.
  • We strive to provide skillful guidance of collective efforts to achieve public health goals.
  • We are committed to innovation in meeting the evolving and complex health and wellness needs of our students.

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Please note that Student Health and Wellness is a separate business entity from UConn Health located in downtown Storrs. Services provided by UConn Health may not be covered by the student’s insurance. If you have any questions, please reach out to us.

 

Happy Pride Month from all of us here at SHaW!

#pridemonth #loveislove #junepride

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This weekend is going to get warm, so don't forget to apply sunscreen, and drink lots of water while you have fun!

#uconn #studenthealth #heatwave #sunprotection
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Congratulations to the class of 2022! You all worked so hard and achieved so much! You will all do amazing things!

We hope you all have a great summer and we can't wait to see you back for Fall!

#uconn #studentheatlth #uconngraduation #classof2022
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Happy International Nurses Week! We love and appreciate all of our nurses at SHaW, they all do an amazing job and work so hard! Thank you!

#uconn #studenthealth #internationalnursesweek #nurse #nurseappreciation
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Finals are here, and we know you got this. Today's mood: confidence

#uconn #studenthealth #finals #yougotthis
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Join us for Let’s Get Together Thursdays for 15 Minutes of Calm. Practice breathing through exams to help us find a calm moment in our days & stretch for stress relief.
Thursdays: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Open to all UConn students from any campus. No experience required. Sessions will be held virtually.
link in linktree: studenthealth.uconn.edu/events/

#uconn #studentheallth #mentalhealth #LGGT
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Join Student Health and Wellness's UConn Sexperts for an afternoon of sexual health education & advocacy today from 1pm-5pm in the Student Union Ballroom!

We'll have free educational resources, condoms & other safer-sex supplies, HIV testing, sexual pleasure items, as well as games, prizes, food, music, and more - so stop by for some fun, learning, and lots of good vibes!

#uconn #studenthealth #sexualhealth #uconnsexperts
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Monday is the last day to order gloveBOX until Fall 2022! Visit the link in our linktree to place your order, then head over to the Sexual Health & Wellness Fair Monday in the SU Ballroom from 1-5pm for more sexual health resources!

#uconn #studenthealth #sexualhealth
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Are your seasonal allergies threatening to come back this spring? SHaW's Pharmacy has over the counter medication for all of your sneezy seasonal needs!

Pharmacy link in linktree!

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PLEASE NOTE: the Stomp Out the Stigma Walk has been postponed to tomorrow!
Due to Connecticut's unpredictable weather, the walk will be held tomorrow instead of tonight. Same time and location.
Both public safety pups, @uconnpd_officertildy and @uconnpd_officercarson will be there! We are excited to kick off Fresh Check Day for Saturday!

#uconn #freshcheckday #stompoutstigma #walk #postponed
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Join Student Health and Wellness UConn Sexperts for an afternoon of sexual health education & advocacy!

Next Monday from 1pm-5pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
Connect with various UConn and community partners to learn more about all the resources available both on and off campus that are available to support your sexual health!

We'll have free educational resources, condoms & other safer-sex supplies, HIV testing, sexual pleasure items, as well as games, prizes, food, music, and more - so stop by for some fun, learning, and lots of good vibes!

#uconn #studenthealth #uconnsexperts #safersex
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Today is National Collegiate Recovery Day! Wear purple to show love and support to everyone in recovery!

Register to become a Recovery Ally. Next week is our last offering training for this semester: studenthealth.uconn.edu/recovery/

#uconn #studenthealth #urc #recovery
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SHaW will be providing COVID-19 vaccines by appointment to our Storrs based graduate and undergraduate students when they become available to us.

 

Plan ahead for preventive medical services.

If you are in need of preventive care (such as a physical exam or certain screenings) please contact our Medical Care scheduler by calling 860-486-2719. There may be a delay in availability of these types of appointments.

 

When campus is closed due to severe weather:

  • Telemedicine/Telehealth appointments will take place as scheduled.
  • Call before coming in for an on-site appointment - 860-486-4700
  • COVID-19 testing:
    • If you had a scheduled appointment for Surveillance Testing in the Field House, you will receive a secure message instructing you on how to reschedule your COVID testing appointment.
    • If you are participating in the Residential Pooled Gargle Testing, continue to submit your sample on your scheduled day.
    • Symptomatic testing remains open as an essential service during inclement weather, please call before coming in for an on-site appointment.

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Student Health and Wellness

Whether your goal is to improve your health, stay fit, find support, or feel better, the Student Health and Wellness team is here to help and empower you. Our services and programs are designed to promote a healthy lifestyle during your time at college and for years to come.

When campus is closed due to inclement weather, please call before coming in for an on-site appointment.

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Medical Care

Sick or injured? Need an annual exam, allergy shots, or immunizations? Do you have another medical need? Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, registered dietitians, and other college health specialists is here for you.
 

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Mental Health

Our team of mental health professionals understands the complexities of student life and provides an open, safe, and confidential environment to help you through issues that may interfere with your well-being and academic productivity.
 

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Pharmacy

Our on-campus pharmacy carries a large selection of prescription and over-the-counter medications and medical supplies. Our registered pharmacists collaborate with your healthcare professionals to provide you with the right medication and clear instructions for use.
 

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Health Promotion

Our health promotion team engages the campus community in creating a culture of health at UConn. We provide educational programs and resources on priority student health topics such as stress management, alcohol and other drugs, sleep, and sexual health; as well as bring together students, staff and faculty to co-create a healthy campus through our Wellness Coalition.