UMass Amherst Police Department

For Health Emergencies

In a life-threatening emergency, always call 911 for ambulance transportation to a hospital.

  • Tell the 911 dispatcher as much information about the injured person’s location, gender, age and nature of the injury. 
  • DO NOT attempt to move the injured person.

University Health Services

For all non life-threatening emergencies, University Health Services ( provides a wide range of health and prevention services. Visit their website to learn about their services and other health-related resources, such as:

  • Widespread illness protection
  • Sexual assault prevention and campus escorts
  • First aid kit information

Call the Triage Advice Nurse, (413) 577-5229 during health center hours. For after-hours medical and mental health advice, call (413) 577-5000.

University Health Services summer hours / Effective May 12, 2019

Walk-in Care: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday