University Health Services (UHS) is a primary healthcare facility that provides general medical services for students who are injured or ill. We also provide physical exams for employment, study abroad, and yearly wellness exams. Students can fill prescriptions at our in-house dispensary, or they can be sent to a local pharmacy.

Hours and Contact Information

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed for lunch daily from 12 to 1 p.m.

Phone: (931) 598-1270

Fax: (833) 642-0898

Email: uwc@sewanee.edu

Location: 604 University Ave., Sewanee, TN 37383

Wellness Commons, ground floor

How to Schedule a UHS Appointment

To make an appointment, call (931) 598-1270 or walk in during business hours. You may also schedule online on your student portal.

Scope of Care

UHS Services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Medication education and management
  • Health education and consultation
  • Physical “well” exams
  • Contraceptive management
  • Travel/study abroad physicals
  • Immunizations and travel vaccinations
  • Referrals to outside providers for specialty care

After Hours Resources

If you are experiencing a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or the Sewanee police at (931) 598-1111. The hospital on campus, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Sewanee, is located at 1260 University Ave. The non-emergency phone number for the hospital is (931) 598-5691.


If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the CAPS 24-Hour Crisis Line at (931) 598-1700.

Student Portal

Access your Student Portal to manage appointments, contact staff confidentially, and to fill out questionnaires and forms.

Billing Information

UHS bills for services and accepts most major insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card with you to your appointment. If you do not have health insurance, please discuss self-pay options with your provider. For questions about billing or insurance, call Kim Bradford at (931) 598-3315 or email uwcbilling@sewanee.edu.


For more information on appointments, lab work, and allergy injections, see the UHS FAQ page. 

Community Providers

Click here for a list of community providers for services such a dentists, nutritionists, and other specialist professionals. 



Interested in supporting student wellness at Sewanee? Contribute to the Wellness Commons general fund or be a part of a specific initiative like:

  • Outreach Programming
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Faculty Education Around Student Mental Health
  • CPR Training for Students