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Regional Campuses

Links to SHaW services and programs for students registered at one of UConn's Regional Campuses can be found here.

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.

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.

 

Looking to increase your physical activity?

All you need is 5-10 minutes!.

If you move 5-10 minutes every hour for 6 hours that is a total of 30-60 minutes of intentional movement! Time adds up

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Here are some tips to help you succeed this week for finals:

Eat well - eat high quality foods to keep the body and mind energized 🍎

Move well - exercise, stretch, or move your body in a meaningful way regularly 🚴

Think well - minimize distractions and set yourself up for success to study 💭

Plan well - plan ahead for your study/assignment work and stick to your plan; don't overwork yourself, but don't procrastinate either! 📅

Sleep well - make sure you get enough sleep in the evening, and if you need it, take a nap 😴

Feel well - reward yourself for a hard day’s work, even if you didn’t finish everything you set out to 🏆

And always, Be kind to yourself 🤗

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Busy Studying?

Here is a simple way to help you during those long study sessions.

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SHaW and USG-Academic Affairs have continued our partnership this semester to support our #UConnHuskies as final exam season approaches!

Looking for a break during your finals preparation?
Check out @usguconn Finals Care Fair Website (link in bio) for upcoming virtual events like yoga, meditation sessions and resources to get you through finals!

usg.uconn.edu/finals-care-fair

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We want to hear from you! Student Health and Wellness is conducting a series of focus groups to get student input on a new framework for student well-being!

Participants will receive a $5 Starbucks or Subway gift card for their participation in a 1-hour focus group.

Sign-up to participate by visiting s.uconn.edu/wellbeingframework

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Hungry for a snack?! Follow this quick guide to whip something up! Comment below with your favorite snack combinations 👇

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We want to hear from you! Student Health and Wellness is conducting a series of focus groups to get student input on a new framework for student well-being!

Participants will receive a $5 Starbucks or Subway gift card for their participation in a 1-hour focus group.

Sign-up to participate by visiting s.uconn.edu/wellbeingframework

#uconn #uconnnation #focusgroup #giftcard
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Support National Collegiate Recovery Day by attending Recovery Ally Training this month! Get a custom picnic blanket when you join! Also receive #WellnessPoints
Link in linktr.ee to register

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Healthy Eating + Nutrition Event!

Join one of our campus Registered Dietitians in learning about good nutrition and why it is important. You will also gain knowledge on how to eat well preparing your own meals and fueling on the go, while saving money and time!

Via webex (linktr.ee)

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Don't forget! Our gloveBOX order form closes for the semester on Sunday, April 4th. Be sure to place an order before Spring Break so you're stocked up and safe over the summer!

Check out the link in our linktree to order!

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Hey Huskies! The COVID-19 vaccine appointments are now available for anyone 16+ who lives or works in Connecticut. We encourage all of our students to get vaccinated when they have the opportunity!

It's very important to let us know by uploading your vaccination record to the myhealth.uconn.edu portal (link in linktr.ee)

Find an appointment » portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal
More COVID-19 info » studenthealth.uconn.edu/updates-events/coronavirus

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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.