Emergencies & Urgent Care
EMERGENCIES: CALL 911
- Emergency care facilities will contact the Dean of Students/Office of the University Registrar for emergency contact information.
- Florida Driver License and Florida Identification Card holders may also submit emergency contact information through the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website.
- You may wish to complete and file Advance Directives (Living Will, Health Care Surrogate Designation and/or Anatomical Donation), official documents that detail healthcare wishes in certain situations.
Care for urgent illness/injury during normal business hours: (352) 392-1161
CALL FIRST if possible so the SHCC can prepare for your arrival and get you taken care of as quickly as possible.
After-hours urgent medical concerns:
- Phone consultation services are available from the SHCC for students experiencing an urgent, non-emergency medical concern after-hours. The on-call medical provider can help you determine if you should seek medical treatment from a community facility right away, or if you can wait till regular business hours to be seen at the SHCC.
- CLICK HERE FOR A SHORT LIST OF AREA URGENT CARE CENTERS.
After-hours urgent mental health concerns:
(352) 392-1575 (CWC)
- Phone consultation services are available from the Counseling and Wellness Center after-hours.
UF NEEDLESTICK HOTLINE: (866) 477-6824
ALACHUA COUNTY RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE: (866) 252-5439
- Click here to access Report Rape Gainesville, an anonymous hub for reporting sexual assault and seeking help.
U Matter, We Care
UF Medical Amnesty Policy
The UF Medical Amnesty Policy (MAP) helps students feel confident they can make the right decision if there is an alcohol or other drug-related emergency without fear of getting in trouble academically. If you or someone you know needs medical attention, don’t hestitate to call 911.
UF Protest Safety Team
The Protest Safety Team consists of more than 100 volunteer staff members whose role is to immediately respond to protests and marches, communicate with protest leaders, ensure safety of protestors and spectators, facilitate demands to present petitions or speak to administrators, communicate to impacted offices, and manage the protest until its conclusion.