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After Hours Care

Students needing medical attention in the evenings or on weekends when the Student Health Service is closed have several options:

For all medical or mental health emergencies, students should call 911: (Both EMTs and campus police respond to all 911 calls)

24/7 Health Line: An additional resource for students is the Aetna Student Health Line, a telephone service provided by Aetna Student Health, manned by registered nurses, that students can contact 24/7 with health questions. So if it is midnight and you have a terrible ear ache and want advice or information, you can call (800) 556-1555. This health line is available to all full-time students - Use your Student ID number as your account number if they ask.

MedEast Walk-In Center:
Urgent health problems that cannot wait until the following day may be addressed at the Med East Walk-In Center located at 1703 West Main Street in Willimantic, about two miles from campus. Med East is open until 6:45pm, Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. Phone: (860) 456-1252.

UConn Health Urgent Care in the Storrs Center Downtown, up Rt. 195 North, just before the UConn campus; open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: (860) 487-9300

Windham Community Memorial Hospital Emergency Room: Urgent care problems that cannot wait is the Emergency Room at Windham Community Memorial Hospital located about 1 mile from campus. Open 24 hours every day of the year. The telephone number is (860) 456-6715.

"Minute Clinic" at CVS in Coventry: Another option for after hours care is the "Minute Clinic" at CVS in Coventry located at the junction of Routes 31 and 44. Go to for details and directions.

Housing Staff: All hall directors and residence assistants (RA's) will be able to provide information and resources to students.