University Health Service

Campaigns and Print Materials for Alcohol and Other Drugs

Learn about campus-wide media campaigns that alert students to the potential dangers of alcohol and other drug use, address illegal and disrespectful... more

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Chickenpox (varicella) is a very contagious illness. Children and adults can get this viral infection if they haven’t had chickenpox in the past, or if they have not received two doses of the... more

Information about Alcohol and Other Drugs

Learn about the effects of alcohol and other drugs, from UHS and other reliable resources.

Resources for Alcohol and Other Drugs

LOTS of resource, on- and off-campus.

Workshops and Trainings on Alcohol and Other Drugs

How to request tailored workshops and participate in Sober Monitor Training (SMT) for IFC members or Social Liaison Training (SLT) for Panhellenic members, plus... more

Zika Virus

Learn about precautions against Zika virus for travelers.
Acne

Acne

Learn what you can do about acne.
Addiction

Collegiate Recovery Program

Our mission is to provide a supportive community where students in recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience, free from alcohol and other drugs.
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

This UHS program reduces harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use, in order to support students in achieving their personal and academic potential.
Antibiotics

Antibiotics: Less is More

Antibiotics have been effective and even lifesaving treatments, but resistance is a growing concern.
Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attacks

How to know if anxiety is too much, and what to do about it

Test Anxiety

If tests make you sweat too much, try these tips.
Asthma

Asthma

What causes asthma and how you can manage it.
Athlete's foot

Athlete’s Foot

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this fungal infection of the feet.
Back

Back Care

Back pain is common, affecting eight out of ten people at some point in their lives. That's because the spine has a difficult job: it must support the weight of the upper body and still be able to bend and... more
Bats

Bats and Rabies

Learn what to do if you find a bat inside.
Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs: See Michigan Manual for the Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs

This site about bed bugs can help you learn about these unwelcome pests and how to get rid of them.
Body image

Body Image

Want to feel good about your body? Read on...

Recommended Books on Eating Disorders and Body Image

Check out these wonderful and inspiring books!

Resources for Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues

Check out the many resources available!
Canker sores

Cold and Canker Sores

Learn the difference between cold and canker sores and how to treat them.
Cholesterol

Blood Cholesterol, Blood Lipids and Heart Health

On this page: What is cholesterol? Why should I care about my cholesterol? What are triglycerides and why... more
Chronic conditions

Resources for Students with Chronic Health Conditions

If you have a chronic health condition, you are not alone. Learn about your resources here.
Cold sores

Cold and Canker Sores

Learn the difference between cold and canker sores and how to treat them.
Colds

Colds and Flu: Upper Respiratory Infections

Feeling rotten? This page can help you determine what you have, and what to do about it.
Collegiate Recovery Program

Collegiate Recovery Program

Our mission is to provide a supportive community where students in recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience, free from alcohol and other drugs.
Dandruff

Dandruff

Is your scalp flakey? Learn what to do about dandruff here.
Depression

Depression

Depression can be effectively treated. If you suffer from symptoms—even for a week—please consider getting help. You don't have to "go it alone!" And the sooner you get help, the sooner you can start to... more

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Learn how to manage winter blues.
Diarrhea

Diarrhea and Vomiting

Read on for prevention tips and what to do if you get sick.
Eating disorders

Mindful Eating: (Re) Learn How to Listen to and Nurture Your Body

How would you define mindful eating?

Recommended Books on Eating Disorders and Body Image

Check out these wonderful and inspiring books!

Resources for Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues

Check out the many resources available!
Ebola

Ebola

The risk of ebola at U-M and regionally is very low, nonetheless UHS and the Michigan Medicine hospitals and clinics are prepared.
Emergency

Alcohol Emergency

Learn the signs of an alcohol emergency and know what to do.

Medical Amnesty 

Medical amnesty helps ensure that minors at medical risk as a result of alcohol intoxication will receive prompt and appropriate medical attention.
Emergency contraception

Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception can reduce the risk of pregnancy, and the sooner EC is taken after unprotected sex, the more effective it is.
Ergonomics

Computer Ergonomics: How to Protect Yourself from Strain and Pain

Hunching over your laptop? Uh-oh. Learn what you can do about that.
Exercise

Choosing the Right Shoes for You

Wearing good shoes can help you to feel your best and help prevent injuries. Shoe choice can affect your whole body, not just your feet.

Exercise

Movement has incredible benefits!
Flu

Colds and Flu: Upper Respiratory Infections

Feeling rotten? This page can help you determine what you have, and what to do about it.

Flu and Vaccination

Getting a flu shot every year is one of the best ways to prevent flu and protect our community. Flu shots are available at UHS and at campus clinics. And you can help U-M win the Ultimate... more
hand foot and mouth disease

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?
Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis

Learn about hepatitis A, B and C.  
Human papilloma virus

HPV and Vaccination

Vaccination is an effective means to help prevent HPV infection, and UHS can help you start or complete your vaccination series. 

Pap Tests and HPV

A Pap test screens for cancer of the cervix and can also be used to screen for non-visible human papilloma virus (HPV) infection.
Infections

Ebola

The risk of ebola at U-M and regionally is very low, nonetheless UHS and the Michigan Medicine hospitals and clinics are prepared.
Laws

Choose to Be Safe and Legal

Learn the laws, policies and ordinances involving alcohol and other drugs, so you can follow the local laws and stay out of trouble.

Hosting Off-Campus Parties: Things to Remember for Responsible Hosting

How to ensure that everyone has a fun time at your party.

Laws and Policies related to Alcohol and Other Drugs

Learn about the laws and policies related to alcohol and other drugs that affect members of the university community.

Medical Amnesty 

Medical amnesty helps ensure that minors at medical risk as a result of alcohol intoxication will receive prompt and appropriate medical attention.
Marijuana

Individual Marijuana Education Program (IMEP)

Learn about this two-session marijuana screen and education program offered free to U-M students.

Marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO (e-TOKE)

An online, personalized, brief assessment tool that lets you see how your marijuana use, family risk and campus norms affect your life and possibly your future.
 
Measles

Measles, Mumps and Rubella

UHS offers services that can help you to get immunized, learn what to do If you experience symptoms or may have been exposed, and demonstrate immunity if needed.
Medical Amnesty

Medical Amnesty 

Medical amnesty helps ensure that minors at medical risk as a result of alcohol intoxication will receive prompt and appropriate medical attention.
Medication

Antibiotics: Less is More

Antibiotics have been effective and even lifesaving treatments, but resistance is a growing concern.
Meningitis

Meningitis and Vaccination

Meningitis can be life-threatening. Learn about symptoms, what to do, and how to get immunized against meningitis.
Mental health

Resources for Stress and Mental Health

Check out these resources to help you manage your stress and mental well-being!
mindful

Mindful Eating: (Re) Learn How to Listen to and Nurture Your Body

How would you define mindful eating?
Mononucleosis

Infectious Mononucleosis

Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for mono.
Mumps

Measles, Mumps and Rubella

UHS offers services that can help you to get immunized, learn what to do If you experience symptoms or may have been exposed, and demonstrate immunity if needed.
norovirus

Diarrhea and Vomiting

Read on for prevention tips and what to do if you get sick.
Nutrition

Caffeine

Find out how much caffeine you're consuming.

Food Allergies and Intolerance

Learn about food allergies and intolerance, and what to do about them, especially at U-M.

Mindful Eating: (Re) Learn How to Listen to and Nurture Your Body

How would you define mindful eating?

Nutrition

Information to help you eat well

Recalls

No significant recalls are affecting the campus or the Ann Arbor area at this time.

Resources for Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues

Check out the many resources available!
Panic Attacks

Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attacks

How to know if anxiety is too much, and what to do about it
Pap smear

Pap Tests and HPV

A Pap test screens for cancer of the cervix and can also be used to screen for non-visible human papilloma virus (HPV) infection.
Pap test

Pap Tests and HPV

A Pap test screens for cancer of the cervix and can also be used to screen for non-visible human papilloma virus (HPV) infection.
Pertussis

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pertussis causes violent coughing that may last for months, and it can be especially dangerous in young children and the elderly.
Physical Therapy

Back Care

Back pain is common, affecting eight out of ten people at some point in their lives. That's because the spine has a difficult job: it must support the weight of the upper body and still be able to bend and... more
Piercing

Body Art: What You Need to Know before Getting a Tattoo or Piercing

Learn about potential health issues associated with a tattoo or piercing, and how to take care of them.
Rabies

Bats and Rabies

Learn what to do if you find a bat inside.
Recovery

Collegiate Recovery Program

Our mission is to provide a supportive community where students in recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience, free from alcohol and other drugs.
Research

National College Health Assessment (NCHA)

Randomly selected U-M students were last surveyed in February 2016 with the National College Health Assessment (NCHA). This survey is sponsored by UHS and implemented by the... more

Research Findings

The results of UHS-sponsored research about U-M student health and wellness.
Rubella

Measles, Mumps and Rubella

UHS offers services that can help you to get immunized, learn what to do If you experience symptoms or may have been exposed, and demonstrate immunity if needed.
Scabies

Scabies: See information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Use the button below to link to the CDC's information about scabies, which help you learn about symptoms and treatment. 
Screening

Alcohol e-CHECKUP TO GO (e-CHUG) 

Students can use this online, personalized, brief screening tool for alcohol
Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Learn how to manage winter blues.
Sexual health

Sexperteam

Sexperteam is a diverse group of U-M students that educates campus communities about various aspects of sexuality. Our interactive style shows that consensual sexual activity can be healthy, positive and... more
Sleep

Sleep

You may need more sleep if you “zone out” or doze off during the day.
Stay in the Blue

How U-M Students Stay in the Blue

Michigan students use LOTS of strategies for Staying in the Blue.

Stay in the Blue: Download the app!

Staying in the Blue can help you get what you want while avoiding the stuff you don't want, by keeping your blood alcohol content (BAC) at .06 or below.
Stress and Mental Health

Resources for Stress and Mental Health

Check out these resources to help you manage your stress and mental well-being!

Stress: Is It Your Major?

Learn how to manage stress so it doesn't manage you!
Student Organization

PULSE: The heart of campus wellness

PULSE is a UHS-sponsored student organization of trained health, wellness, and social justice advocates who are available across campus and active in residence halls and Greek houses.
Summer

Heat Relief

Here's how to avoid heat-related illness, and what to do if you're cooking.
Sunburn

Heat Relief

Here's how to avoid heat-related illness, and what to do if you're cooking.
Tattoo

Body Art: What You Need to Know before Getting a Tattoo or Piercing

Learn about potential health issues associated with a tattoo or piercing, and how to take care of them.
Tobacco

Tobacco Cessation Help

There is no better time to quit: Millions have quit smoking and you can quit, too. Given the U-M SmokeFree Initiative, there is no better time to quit, even if you've thought about quitting... more
Travel health

Ebola

The risk of ebola at U-M and regionally is very low, nonetheless UHS and the Michigan Medicine hospitals and clinics are prepared.
Volunteer

Ann Arbor Campus-Community Coalition

The Ann Arbor Campus-Community Coalition (A2C3) addresses harmful alcohol use. Let's work together to address harmful alcohol and other drug use in our community and build a caring... more

MBody

MBody is a coalition of U-M faculty, staff, students and community members who increase awareness and understanding of eating and body image issues at the university.

PULSE: The heart of campus wellness

PULSE is a UHS-sponsored student organization of trained health, wellness, and social justice advocates who are available across campus and active in residence halls and Greek houses.

Sexperteam

Sexperteam is a diverse group of U-M students that educates campus communities about various aspects of sexuality. Our interactive style shows that consensual sexual activity can be healthy, positive and... more
Vomiting

Diarrhea and Vomiting

Read on for prevention tips and what to do if you get sick.
Warts

Warts

Learn how to care for these benign skin growths.
Weight reduction

Weight Reduction

Safe weight reduction takes time and effort, but by making lifestyle changes that incorporate proper nutrition and physical activity, you can lose and maintain your weight for the long-term.
Wellness

Helping a Friend

Are you concerned about a friend or family member? Here are suggestions to help you provide information and support for that individual to make positive changes.

One-Minute Stress Strategies

You can spare a minute to feel better, right?

PULSE: The heart of campus wellness

PULSE is a UHS-sponsored student organization of trained health, wellness, and social justice advocates who are available across campus and active in residence halls and Greek houses.

Recommended Health Websites

These websites offer reliable information and great features.

Rejuvenation 101

Don't stress about counting these 101 ways to nurture yourself and reduce stress

Ten Things You Can Do for Your Mental Health

Try these tips to keep your balance, or re-balance yourself.

Tips for Academic Success While You are Sick or Injured

You don't have time to be sick or injured, but if you are, check out these suggestions to help you stay on top of your studies and manage self-care. 

Top Ten Health Topics

This page provides the top ten health-related factors that affect students' academic success, according to the National College Health Assessment.
West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

West Nile virus can cause inflammation of the brain in humans and occurs around Ann Arbor. Protect yourself from mosquitos to avoid this illness.
Whooping Cough

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pertussis causes violent coughing that may last for months, and it can be especially dangerous in young children and the elderly.
Winter

Winter Survival Tips

Cold blast! Check out these tips to help you make the most of the cold season.