Resources: Health & Wellness

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.

A medical provider is always on call, and can help you determine if a problem can wait or if it requires a trip to Urgent Care of Emergency Room. Call (520) 570-7898.

  • Health insurance

There are a number of options available for health insurance. UA students have the option of enrolling in the Aetna Student Health plan. You can also purchase a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. If you qualify, you can receive free health insurance through AHCCCS (the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System).

Campus Health provides care on a fee-for-service basis.

  • Prescription Assistance
    • Prescription Medication Assistance Program is designed to help defray excessive costs of prescription medications. Please visit the page for more information.
    • The State of Arizona has a discount prescription card available to anyone in the state. Simply sign up on the website and print your card. It is free and can save you an average of 20% on regularly priced prescriptions.
  • Dental & Vision Care

The University does not offer dental insurance, however, you do have the option of enrolling in Vital Savings by Aetna for $25.00/year. This program provides discounts on dental services, vision screenings and prescription for glasses/contacts. To enroll, visit Vital Savings and enter your information. You will be able to search for providers schedule your appointment directly with them.


Recreation is necessary to health, vitality as well as stress management. The University of Arizona is home to an award winning Recreation Center. Smart Moves Studio is a dedicated area for faculty, staff and graduate students. This reserved area is available during specific hours, please visit the website to keep up to date

The GPSC compiled research studies on Graduate and Professional Student Mental Health. Their findings were published in 2020 and shared with units across the UA Campus Community. Summary Presentation of findings can be found here.

Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) provides a multitude of services, triage, psychiatry, counseling, individual and group therapy, support groups and specialized services for Vets, eating disorders, substance abuse and LGBTQA individuals