Norris Health Center, University Counseling Services (UCS), and Health Promotion and Wellness are open and providing services. Medical and Counseling services are provided through a combination of virtual and in-person services. Click here for a quick look at UCS service offerings for Fall 2021. If you are a student who has received services during this time and you have feedback for us, please contact us at nhc-help@uwm.edu.

If you have a medical or mental health emergency when our operations are closed, call 911 or UWM Police, (414)229-9911, for immediate assistance.

Important information about Norris Medical Services:

  • Please do not come to the health center without first speaking to a staff member. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with CDC guidelines, all students are required to call the medical clinic to schedule an appointment. There are no drop-in services available including at the lab and the dispensary.
  • Please call to discuss the availability of routine and same day appointments including for COVID-19 evaluation and testing.
  • To access your patient portal for medical and counseling services click here.

COVID-19 Updates

  • Free COVID-19 vaccinations are now available for students at the student health center. Vaccinations are by appointment only, no walk-ins. Students should call 414-229-4716 to make arrangements.
  • COVID-19 Testing
    If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or have had close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, testing is available for eligible students at the Norris Health Center. You can SELF-SCHEDULE an appointment for a PCR test through the Medicat patient portal. There are a limited number of online appointments available each day. Testing takes place behind NHC at the testing trailer. It is quick, free, and convenient. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please cancel via the Medicat patient portal or by calling 414-229-4716. In order to get the most accurate results, please wait 3-5 days after an exposure before testing.
    For those with no symptoms and no exposure who are in need of routine weekly testing per University requirements, surveillance testing continues at the Union. Sign up at uwmke.vivi.healthcare. Details related to current additional testing locations and requirements for students are located at https://uwm.edu/coronavirus/.


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