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As a student, you are automatically enrolled in UCR’s Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) and exempt from purchasing a plan on the Covered CA website or your home state exchange. SHIP meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, gives you nationwide coverage, and offers the big advantage of convenient, on-campus care. Find out more about SHIP.





Mission Statement

Mission Statement The mission of the Student Health Services is to promote academic excellence, enrich the student experience and support retention by providing high quality, accessible and comprehensive medical care to students, with a focus on multidisciplinary services, health education and prevention.

Emergency/Urgent Care

Urgent Care When you're in need of after hours care you may be tempted to rush off to the emergency room (ER). But there are important differences between an urgent care center and the ER. Learn more about the difference between Emergency Care and Urgent Care.

Healthy Living Tips

Healthy Living Tips Read more!
Dr. Ken Stewart , Preventive Care Specialist at the Student Health Services at UC Riverside, discusses the services provided by the SHS and the most common nutritional issues faced by students' today. The article is featured on fastrecipes.com (a health and nutrition information site).

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Student Health Services
Veitch Student Center

Tel: 951-827-3031
Fax: 951-827-3133
E-mail: health@ucr.edu