Information for New Students

Welcome to UGA! Here you will find everything you need to know about health and wellness at UGA. Our goal is to help you stay healthy and feeling your best so you can participate fully in the UGA experience. Be sure to call on us when you need support!

The UGA Health Center is your one-stop-shop for integrated medical, wellness, and counseling services. Every student is assigned a primary care provider home (Red, Gold, Blue, and Green). We are a fully integrated model which means we treat and recommend services that are unique to each patient's needs, whether that is treating illness, providing wellness resources, counseling, health coaching, and more.

You can depend on us for medical services, which are fully supported by an on-site lab, radiology department, and pharmacy. Additionally, we provide mental health care and specialty care, ranging from dental and vision to physical therapy, sports medicine, nutrition, counseling, and a full-range of wellness needs!

Important information before you settle in at UGA:

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Required Forms, Immunizations, and Health Information

Every newly admitted student must complete certain forms and have received certain immunizations.

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AlcoholEdu + Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates at UGA

As part of our comprehensive health and safety program, it is a UGA requirement that all incoming students complete AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates.

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FREE Wellness Workshops & Events

#BeWellUGA is the place to find all the FREE wellness and prevention programs hosted by the University Health Center. Check out all the amazing classes and services geared towards helping UGA students thrive physically, mentally, and socially.

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Costs and Health Fee

Health Fee information, insurance FAQs, student health insurance

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Emergency Numbers

Information for emergencies and after hour care

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UHC Patient Portal

Make an appointment online, pay bills, chat with a clinician

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Confidentiality, privacy, & patients' rights and responsibilities

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New for the Class of '23! Georgia R.E.D. Peer Mentor Program: Resilience Education Direction. 1: Skill-Building for Success means You and 2 more mentees have access to regular check-ins and skill-building workshops with your shared mentor in wellness areas such as resilience, goal setting, and healthy relationships. 2. Community Building means Monthly, program-wide social events on and off campus.