University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) provides healthcare and counseling for students of Case Western Reserve University. They value a collaborative, holistic approach to treating the mind and body. UHCS collaborates with the entire CWRU community through outreach, education, and services to promote a culture of safety, respect, and global citizenship that fosters lifelong resilience.
General Clinic is designed to treat minor illnesses like colds, coughs, and sore throats and is free for all CWRU students. An appointment is required but same day appointments for urgent concerns may be available. There is no charge for visits if you are a registered student at CWRU, the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, or the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. Clinic visits are without charge with or without the CWRU Student Medical Plan.
Sexual Health services are offered for students who identify as male, female, as well as transgender and non-binary.
The University Health and Counseling Services offer a variety of counseling services and options. Counseling Services are available at no charge if you are a registered student at CWRU. Students can be seen for same-day appointments for students who are not currently seeing a counselor at UH&CS or it can be used for "in-the-moment" support. They can also schedule individual counseling, virtual counseling, group therapy, and various counseling programs.
Student Health Plan
All students are required to have health insurance. The University provides health insurance for its students through Aetna and is coordinated by University Health and Counseling Services. Each semester you are assessed a fee for this health insurance plan. If you are insured through other means, you can opt-out of the student insurance plan. If you have specific questions about the student health plan, please contact UHCS.