The college experience is a significant transition for the families of college students. 

The Center for Health and Wellbeing offers a variety of integrated services and programs to support physical and mental health and help your student thrive during their time at UVM. Most services are covered by the Health Fee, which is part of the Comprehensive Fee. We offer clinical services, groups, workshops, and events across campus. Here is some information about the Center for Health and Wellbeing’s services and programs that families might want to know.

Scheduling Appointments

Students can schedule appointments over the phone or through MyWellbeing. More information about hours, location, and scheduling is available here

Working With Families

The Center for Health and Wellbeing can consult with you about your concerns related to your student’s physical or mental health needs. Please call Student Health Services or Counseling and Psychiatry Services to set up an appointment.

Once your student has established care with us we cannot release any information about their care without their written permission. Please see our confidentiality statement for more information.

Urgent and Emergency Needs

In an emergency please call 911.

The Center for Health and Wellbeing offers same-day urgent appointments for both physical and mental health.  On call providers can assist students after hours. You can learn more on our Emergency page.

If you are concerned about your student you can also submit a CARE form and someone will follow up with your student within 72 hours.

Primary Care

Your student’s medical care follows a primary care model. All students are assigned a primary campus provider at Student Health Services and appointments are with that provider whenever possible to create a consistent medical experience. 

Learn more about Student Health Services

Mental Health Care

Counseling and Psychiatry Services (CAPS) offers a variety of ways to support your student’s mental health care. It offers a variety of services, including individual and group clinical care, drop-in counseling across campus through Let's Talk, and psychiatry. 

CAPS' short-term model focuses on specific challenges and concerns. It offers case management and referrals to community providers for students who could benefit from longer-term support.

Learn more about CAPS

Living Well at the Davis Center

The Center for Health and Wellbeing has a hub in the Davis Center.  Living Well at the Davis Center is staffed by students and outreach staff who can answer questions and refer your student to a variety of services, programs, and events. Living Well at the Davis Center offers Let’s Talk drop-in counseling with CAPS clinicians, therapy dogs, mindfulness classes, and workshops on topics like sexual health, relationships, body image, resiliency and more. It's also a comfortable and cozy space where students can relax and unwind.

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Contact Us


  • Phone: (802) 656-3340
  • Fax: (802) 656-8022 (Jacobs House) or (802) 656-9537 (Redstone Campus)


  • Phone: (802) 656-3350
  • Fax: (802) 656-8001


  • Phone: (802) 656-0441

Other Key Contacts