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Medical Emergency

  • FOR INFORMATION REGARDING CORONAVIRUS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WITHIN THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY AND BEYOND, PLEASE VISIT UCI'S CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION HUB.
  • FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN UC SHIP, PLEASE VISIT UC SHIP AND COVID-19: A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO USE THE PLAN AND ACCESS MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE DURING THE PANDEMIC AND PERIODS OF DISTANCE LEARNING.
  • IF YOU SUDDENLY BECOME ILL OR HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911; OR CALL THE UCI POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 949-824-5222; OR PROCEED TO THE NEAREST HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT. BE SURE TO CONTACT STUDENT HEALTH CENTER AT 949-824-5304 TO SCHEDULE AN IN-PERSON OR TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENT FOR FOLLOW-UP CARE.

After Hours Care

If the Student Health Center is closed, there are other health care resources available to you including:

LiveHealth Online  - UCI Student Health Center has partnered with UC SHIP, Anthem and LiveHealth Online (LHO) for online video conferencing appointments (telemedicine) with a physician when the UCI Student Health Center is closed or when you’re simply away from campus. LHO is available to all UCI registered students.

Nurse Advice Line (Anthem)

If you have health concerns and need your questions answered right away, or when SHC is closed or while you are off-campus, call the Nurse Advice Line. A nurse is available 24/7 to answer your questions.

(877) 351-3457 (FOR BOTH GSHIP – GRADUATE STUDENTS and USHIP - UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS)
   

Anthem Blue Cross is the USHIP and GSHIP health insurance carrier and network.

For Urgent Care or Emergency Services, providers are available nationwide and worldwide through the Blue Card PPO Network. Call toll free at (800) 810-BLUE (2583) or visit Anthem Blue Cross website to find providers and facilities that are nearest to your residence or location.

How to Locate an Anthem Network Provider

Have You, a Friend or Co-Worker Been Impacted by Sexual Assault, Relationship Abuse, Family Violence and/or Stalking?

If so, UCI’s Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE) office is available to provide assistance. Contact the CARE office at (949) 824‑7273 or visit CARE’s website at Campus Assault Resources & Education.

Insurance ID Card

It is important that you have your UC SHIP insurance ID card with you when you visit any provider or facility including an Urgent Care Center or Hospital Emergency Room.

To print/access Insurance Identification Cards and more, please visit the Anthem Blue Cross website or download the new mobile student health app (see mobile app information and instructions).