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Return to Campus Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The latest updates about USciences return to campus: usciences.edu/coronavirus. The full plan for a phased return of employees and students: usciences.edu/campusguidelines.

Student Health and Counseling Services

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) provides access to high-quality physical and mental health care in a safe, respectful and confidential environment, while promoting healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices. We work collaboratively with the University community toward the goal of improving the academic, personal, and professional experiences of our students through the provision of individual services, consultation, referral, education, and outreach.

Important Announcements

  • Due to COVID-19, our office is currently closed. If you have medical needs please email student-healthinfo@usciences.edu. If you have counseling or insurance needs, please contact shac@usciences.edu or call 215-596-8536 and leave a voice message so that a clinician can get back to you for consultation.
  • Student Health Record—All incoming students registered must complete the student health record documents. Please upload health records to the Student Health Services Portal.
    • Fall Deadline – August 7, 2020
    • Spring Deadline – January 8, 2021
    • Overview of the Immunization requirements - Video
    • 7 Steps to Completing the Student Health Record - Video
  • Proof of Health Insurance—Students with health insurance coverage must sign an online waiver demonstrating coverage comparable to the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) by the deadline.  Students without comparable coverage must enroll in the SHIP.
    • Summer 2020 Deadline – June 30, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Deadline – September 11, 2020
    • Spring 2021 Deadline – January 29, 2021
    • Overview of the Waiver and Enrollment Process - Video
  • New Student Orientation: Check out this video overview of SHAC services

Address:

Whitecar Hall
1st Floor, Suite 1200
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Office Hours*

*Clinical hours may differ from office hours.
Student Health
M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday - Extended hours during Fall and Spring until 7pm

Counseling & Insurance
M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm

Phone/Fax

Student Health
(P) 215-596-8980
(F) 215-596-7621

Counseling & Insurance
(P) 215-596-8536
(F) 215-596-7576