A partnership with CHI Franciscan Health, Student Health Services (SHS) is committed to providing compassionate, convenient, and affordable healthcare services for University of Washington Tacoma students, from care for illness and minor injury to preventive medicine and women’s health.
- New Student Health Services at 19th & J in downtown Tacoma
- Walk-in access to six Franciscan Prompt Care locations in the South Sound
- 24/7 access to Franciscan Virtual Urgent Care
Funded by UW Tacoma student fees, office visits are free of charge. While some services at the visit may incur costs, such as some lab work and some vaccinations, they are offered at discounted rates and will be discussed with you before they are ordered.
If you have a medical or psychological emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to a local emergency room. Student Health Services is not equipped to provide emergency treatment.
For a mental health crisis, you may want to consider the Pierce County Crisis Hotline at 800-576-7764.