At University Counseling Services (UCS), we are committed to keeping our students healthy and safe.  We understand that this contributes to a student’s academic success and overall well-being.


  • For a health-related emergency, dial 911
  • For a mental health crisis, dial 1-888-568-1112
  • For USM Public Safety, dial (207) 780-5211

Counseling Services Description:  Click here for more information.

For current Groups & Workshops being offered by Counseling Services, please click here for more information.

Privacy:  Your visits to us are private and confidential.  None of your health or counseling information will be shared or your records released without your written consent except as required/allowed by law.

Billing and Insurance

  • Students coming in for mental health-related visits will be asked to provide us with a copy of their health insurance card. Insurance will be billed for each clinical appointment.  Students who have no insurance will not be denied services. Counseling Services offers a reduced payment or free care option for students who qualify.  Click here for more information.
  • Students being seen by our contracted psychiatry practice for psychiatric evaluation and medication management will be charged a one-time $30 fee that can be paid online. Click here for more information.

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP):  The University of Maine System’s seven campuses offer a voluntary insurance plan. Click here for more information.

Immunization Compliance: Eligible students are required to comply with state law and provide proof of their immunity for specified vaccine preventable diseases. 

After-Hours/Off Campus Resources:

Health Resources –

  • 911 – Medical Emergencies (Dials public safety from a universtiy landline)
  • Maine Medical Center: 207-662-0111(Portland)
  • Brighton First Care: 207-662-0111 (Portland)
  • Northern Light Mercy Hospital: 207-879-3000 (Portland)
  • Mercy Gorham Crossing Express Care: 207-839-9101 (Gorham)
  • Central Maine Healthcare: 207-795-2870 (Lewiston)
  • St Mary’s Urgent Care: 207-330-3900 (Lewiston)
  • ConvenientMD Urgent Care: 207-517-3838 (Portland)  207-517-3800 (Westbrook) 
  • Concentra Urgent Care: 207-784-1680 (Lewiston)
  • Planned Parenthood: 207-797-8881 (Portland)
  • Portland STD Clinic/PrEP Program: 207-874-8446 (Portland)
  • Greater Portland Health: 207-874-2141 (Portland)

Mental Health Resources –