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In the event of an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the UIH Emergency Room located at 1740 W Taylor St, or call 312.996.7298.


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 or chat online.

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Campus Care – Internal health insurance option run through the University of Illinois. All students at UIC have free access to basic primary care services provided by the Department of Family Medicine that comes from student health fees but for full coverage can enroll in Campus Care.

For more information on Family Medicine offerings for students, see their website here. To see specialists, you typically need a referral. Medical students who want an alternative to Campus Care may be eligible for Medicaid. Find out if you qualify here or visit For information on other aid programs (food, health, cash) in Illinois, visit the ABE website.

Any questions should be directed to the Director of Campus Care, Dr. Samuel Grief, directly at

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There are several options available for mental health services:

  • Counseling Center – This is the most commonly used mental health service for students.  Every UIC student gets 20 sessions included in their student fees per degree.
  • Resiliency Center – Provides mental health services to UICOM medical and graduate students.
  • Department of Psychiatry – The department has several clinical psychologists that can provide mental health care to students. To request an appointment, please call 312.996.2200.
  • Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS) – You can be seen by late-stage clinical psychology trainees on the east campus as well