At Health Services we strive to provide you with high quality care. We support your individual journey towards health.

University Health Services is appointment based with limited availability for walk-in care. Walk-in patients will be offered the next available appointment time. In the event of an urgent need the patient will be assessed by a triage provider and booked an appointment based on their findings. In some cases, patients will be referred to an urgent care center or emergency department for more in-depth assessment or specialized care.

Please contact the office to schedule an appointment. We offer both in-person and telehealth appointments. Let us know if you will need accommodations to schedule, or participate in, your appointment.

All consent forms and insurance information must be entered/completed prior to your appointment. Instructions on form completion and insurance upload will be sent to you via secure message prior to your appointment.


Our team is made up of a combination of nurse practitioners, a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner, a certified medical assistant, physician consultant, and administrative specialists.


In order to qualify for care at Health Services, students must be actively enrolled in at least one course. Students not enrolled in courses will not be offered be offered an appointment. Ineligible students may receive resources for local health care options.


Your visits are private and confidential. None of your health information will be shared without your written consent except as required/allowed by law.

Minor Consent:

University Health Services encourages parents of students who:

  1. are minors (under the age of 18)
  2. who have guardianship of their adult children
  3. or medical power of attorney of their adult children

complete a consent to treat form prior to attending USM. Having the form completed prior can help prevent delays in accessing care at our offices. Use the button below to download a copy. Send all completed forms to:

University Health Services
37 College Avenue
156 Upton Hall
Gorham, ME 04038
Fax: 207-780-4911

Services Available:

We offer a wide range of primary care services including, but not limited to:

An opportunity for us to get to know you and for you to get established with us. An annual exam, wellness exam, or physical is used to check your overall health and discover medical problems of which you may not be aware. We follow evidence-based guidelines around health and wellness to keep you healthy while here at the University of Southern Maine.

Our healthcare team can diagnose and treat viral and bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, strep throat, influenza, mononucleosis, the common cold and sinusitis. Rapid strep, mono, COVID and influenza tests are utilized. We also help manage asthma, seasonal allergy symptoms and stomach pain/gastroenteritis. In addition to these services, we can assess rashes, headache, sprains, cuts, abrasions, and remove stitches. . The providers can prescribe medications as needed, order lab work or imaging to assist in a diagnosis, and refer to specialists as needed.

Our healthcare team work with patients to select the best option for their individual needs. If a specific contraceptive isn’t available in office, our team can refer a patient to a location that can provide that service. We often partner with local health offices such as Planned Parenthood, Coastal Women’s Health, as well as other OB-GYN specialty offices. Even if you are not ready to begin a contraceptive, book an appointment with our team to discuss options and to get more information.

If you’re having sex…
If you’re thinking about having sex…
If you are engaging in oral or anal or vaginal or other genital skin to skin activity…

You should be tested at least once for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that 50% of young adults will get an STD by the time they’re 25 and most won’t know it. The good news is that UHS can test and treat you.  There are many ways to test for STDs. 

At UHS we can screen and test for the following STDs:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • Herpes
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Scabies
  • Pubic Lice
  • Molluscom Contagiosum

UHS can provide medical treatment for most STDs. Our services are confidential as defined by law. If necessary, we will connect you with local resources for prompt care. We also offer free condoms, birth control consultations, and provide resources to access emergency contraception.

We provide immunizations and expert advice prior to international travel. These consultations are available to all students of the university but are designed with nursing students and study abroad programs in mind. We can complete any necessary paperwork required for your program during the appointment. Please bring all required materials with you to your appointment. We recommend scheduling your appointment six to eight weeks prior to your travel

We offer a variety of immunizations both in house and at clinics that we hold on an annual basis. If a student is in need of a vaccine that we do not carry, for example Varicella, our providers can connect a student with another location that carries the vaccine or with a prescription to a pharmacy. If you need immunizations for program requirements, immunization law requirements, or just want to discuss if vaccination is right for you, book an appointment with our office.

We partner with Quest Diagnostics to perform laboratory tests on in-house collected samples. We only have the ability to provide tests that Quest Diagnostics is able to process. Students may access lab services either via an order from one of our providers or if their primary care provider sends a lab order to our office.

As part of the tobacco free campus initiative, and being a healthcare facility, our team can connect students with access to smoking cessation programs and tools. These may include the Maine Tobacco Hotline, prescription medication, coaching, or connection to other healthcare options. Check out our resources page for additional information.

Throughout the year, our healthcare team engages in various education opportunities on campus. Our clinical staff write articles on wellness for the FreePress, speak to classes about our services, present in COR courses on a variety of topics, and are present for many fairs and orientation events.

A Registered Dietician, is available through Sodexo for free nutritional counseling.  Any student with nutritional concerns or questions regarding healthy eating, weight issues, special diets (such as vegetarian/vegan, gluten-free) or general nutrition is encouraged to make an appointment.  Hours and days vary, so please contact UHS for more information. A referral from UHS is required.

COVID-19 Support

The University of Maine System policies and guidelines around COVID-19 prevention and safety can be viewed at the UMS Together for Maine website. 

  • Students who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 may contact health services to schedule an appointment for testing.
  • Staff/Faculty who are experincing symptoms of COVID-19 should connect with their supervisor or HR. Staff/Faculty should also contact their PCP or nearest urgent care center. 

The University of Maine System does not provide routine asymptomatic testing . Anyone who is NOT experiencing symptoms but would like to test, should contact your PCP or check out the State of Maine COVID-19 testing website. State of Maine COVID-19 Testing 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Effective with the May 2023 term and going forward, the University strongly encourages all students, employees, and visitors to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and booster shots when eligible.  COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are recommended to prevent severe cases of COVID-19.

M-Pox Information

US CDC About M-Pox

Maine CDC M-Pox