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Health and wellness

We value wellness and understand the importance of students maintaining their physical and mental health throughout their time at UMSI. There are many campus and community resources available to support your overall well-being. COVID-19 updates and resources can be found using this link

Mental and Emotional Health

School of Information Embedded Psychologist

UMSI has an embedded CAPS Psychologist, Ashley Evearitt (evearitt@umich.edu), who is available to current UMSI students. More information about how to schedule an appointment with Ashley can be found using this link.

U-M Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

After-Hours Urgent Support: (734) 764-8312 (Press 0)

CAPS’ mental health services support students — no matter where they are — during these difficult times. These services include: 

  • Tele-counseling and virtual appointments
  • Outreach, prevention and engagement programs
  • Crisis support
  • Identifying mental health resources in student’s individual communities

CAPS is committed to giving our diverse student body access to care, high quality services and helps you take positive steps to mental health.

Emergency Assistance

Life-threatening Emergencies: Call 911

Campus 24-Hour Services:

  • U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services: (734) 996-4747
  • U-M Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness: (734) 936-3333
  • Department of Public Safety and Security: (734) 763-1131

Well-Being for U-M Students

Well-being is a life-long journey. To help guide that journey, the University of Michigan is building a culture of well-being, where you can embrace the concept that success in life goes beyond the classroom and careers. Learn more.

Physical Health

University Health Service

University Health Service (UHS) is your campus health clinic and wellness resource. University of Michigan students who are currently enrolled in regular classes on the Ann Arbor campus pay a health service fee as part of tuition. As a result, students can receive the following UHS services at no cost:

  • Clinic visits in Primary Care Clinic, Quick Clinic, Women’s Health Clinic, Specialty Clinics, and Nutrition Clinic
  • Nurse Advice by phone (734-764-8320), day or night
  • Laboratory testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI), pregnancy and hormonal testing for trans care
  • Sexual assault exam services and any associated laboratory testing
  • Wolverine Wellness services including Wellness Coaching, safer sex supplies, and Collegiate Recovery Program
  • And more

For other UHS services, students (and/or their personal health insurance) may be billed. See more at Costs for Students. Any out-of-pocket expenses depend on what kind of care you need and your insurance plan. Health insurance plans vary a great deal and may cover only part of the costs. Please check with your insurance about coverage, because students are responsible to pay any part that isn't covered by health insurance.

Recreational Sports and Fitness

There are three indoor U-M Department of Recreational Sports facilities:

Memberships are available to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general public. All University of Michigan students have an automatic membership which includes access to all of the facilities when they pay their student activity fee each semester. There are also many fitness classes and other recreational programs open to students. Learn more.

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Maize and Blue Cupboard
The Maize and Blue Cupboard ensures that members of the University of Michigan community - whether on a tight budget or physically restrained from getting to a grocery store - receive equitable access to healthy, nutritious, and nourishing food.

U-M Dining Plans and Nutrition Guides
Michigan Dining is comprised of twelve on-campus cafés and seven markets, seven residential dining halls, a line of Blue to Go foods and the Michigan Catering unit. Our emphasis is on creative, healthy and nutritious foods, international cuisines and sustainability throughout all dining operations.

Spiritual Health

Reflection Rooms

The University of Michigan School of Information and LSA offer students, faculty and staff a reflection room located in 1120 North Quad Building. The reflection room is for individuals wishing to engage in structured or unstructured reflection, which could include prayer or meditation. The room is drop-in only, no reservations. Additional reflection rooms on campus can be found using this link.