Health Center

The University Health Center (UHC), 518-442-5454, provides medical service for the University community during the academic year, Monday – Friday, 9:00am until 4:30pm, and Summer & Intersessions, Monday-Friday 8am-3:30pm. The UHC is located at 400 Patroon Creek Blvd, Albany, NY.

Other important information regarding services provided, policies and directions to the Health Center can be found at

Required Immunizations

Important immunization requirements for students attending UAlbany are found at Required Immunization and Health Information Form 

Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center, 518-442-5800, has psychologists on staff to provide free counseling on a confidential basis to students who feel a need for these services. In addition, there is a hotline run by students that is accessible from noon to midnight on Monday through Thursday and 24 hours on Friday and Saturday, 518-442-5777.

Health Insurance

Effective Fall 2016, UAlbany will no longer offer a domestic student health insurance plan.

  • Domestic students will not have a charge for health insurance on your student bill.
  • Domestic students will no longer be required to waive the insurance plan
  • Domestic students may have to obtain heath insurance to be compliant with federal law.

Please note, requirements for mandatory international student health insurance remain in effect for international students and domestic students participating in study abroad.Please contact the International Student & Scholar Services for information on this topic.

International Students can learn more abut health insurance here: