SHaW (Student Health & Wellness)

Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) Services

We’re here for you!  SHaW’s Medical Care, Mental Health, Pharmacy, and Health Promotion teams have changed how they deliver services so that you can continue to be well, feel well, and do well:

  • All UConn students can find information about health and wellness services and events on the SHaW website: studenthealth.uconn.edu/
  • Medical Care: (860) 486-4700
    • Our health providers are delivering services primarily through telehealth (online) and the phone. Please call the above number to access services.
    • The Nurse Advice line is available 24/7 at the same number above.
    • For detailed information, visit studenthealth.uconn.edu/
    • Free telehealth nutrition and physical activity counseling
  • Mental Health: (860) 486-4705
    • SHaW Mental Health is continuing to provide a range of services through the modified year
    • For resources to manage mental health during a pandemic, visit studenthealth.uconn.edu/updates-events/mental-health-covid19/ . If you are looking for spaces to breathe, to maintain your wellness, and to connect with fellow students, please join us for the following online programs and services:
      • studenthealth.uconn.edu/events/ 
      • Tools for Easing COVID-19 Related Anxiety: This is a 3-part video series that draws from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). It covers topics including components of anxiety, how COVID-19 may impact anxiety, and an introduction to CBT (Part 1); cognitive skills that help decrease anxiety (Part 2); and behavioral skills to ease anxiety and improve wellbeing (Part 3). These skills can be helpful in navigating the challenges and uncertainty associated with COVID-19. https://studenthealth.uconn.edu/updates-events/mental-health-covid19/
    • Pharmacy: (860) 486-0736
      • Our Pharmacy is delivering curbside service only
      • Call the above number to fill a prescription and/or order over the counter medications
      • We also have an online marketplace for over-the-counter.
        • For detailed information, visit: studenthealth.uconn.edu/pharmacy/
      • UConn Recovery Community (URC)
        • The UConn Recovery Community continues to provide support to the UConn Community through our virtual meetings, which include All Recovery Meetings and Friends, Family, and Allies Meetings. Please see descriptions of our virtual meetings below. We welcome individuals who have questions to contact us. For inquiries, please contact urc@uconn.edu.
        • All Recovery Meetings
          Open to ALL UConn students who are in recovery or seeking recovery from alcohol and other drugs. Meetings are discussion based and explore different topics of recovery each week. For the link to join, please visit studenthealth.uconn.edu/recovery/
        • Friends, Family, and Allies Meetings
          Does someone in your life have an addiction or substance use disorder? Have you become an Ally to students in recovery? Meetings provide support for individuals who know someone with an addiction or substance use disorder. For the link to join, please visit studenthealth.uconn.edu/recovery/.
      • SHaW’s COVID FAQ page: studenthealth.uconn.edu/updates-events/coronavirus/

      Wellness Coalition Academic Affairs Partnership Committee Video

      The UConn Wellness Coalition’s Academic Affairs Partnership Committee understands that student wellbeing is the key to student success. In this video the committee highlights important health and wellness resources for students and invites you to share your ideas for improving student wellbeing at UConn in the 2021-2022 academic year.

       

      care team members

      Mental Health Regional Counselors