University Health Service

Not sure what to do? Nurse Advice by Phone is available day and night, which may save you a trip to UHS, the ER or an urgent care facility.

If you have a major medical emergency:

This may include:

  • Alcohol and other types of poisoning
  • Any condition that feels life threatening
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Major injuries, such as a bone protruding through skin
  • Severe difficulty breathing
  • Unconscious, cannot be roused

Then call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.* The U-M Hospital Emergency Department is located at 1500 E. Medical Center Drive in Ann Arbor (on the medical campus). The phone number is 734-936-6666.

If you have a minor medical emergency:

This may include include some cuts and broken bones.

When UHS is open, call 734-764-8320 or go directly to UHS.

When UHS is closed, you may want to:

  • Go to an urgent care facility in Ann Arbor instead of an emergency room.* See Urgent Care Clinics courtesy of Ann Arbor Observer City Guide  (provision of this information is not an endorsement of these facilities).
  • Call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room.* The U-M Hospital Emergency Department is located at 1500 E. Medical Center Drive in Ann Arbor (on the medical campus). The phone number is 734-936-6666.

If you have a mental health emergency:

If you're not sure what to do:

You can call for Nurse Advice by Phone, which may save you a trip to the ER or an urgent care facility.

See also Schedule an Appointment and note that UHS offers options for non-urgent and urgent health problems.

* Students are responsible for payment for any medical care received outside of UHS, including urgent care facilities, emergency rooms and ambulance services. These services are not covered by the health service fee, even if ordered by a UHS clinician.