From the staff at BU Student Health Services, welcome to Boston University! SHS is an integrated health center that supports the health and wellness of all Boston University students.


We envision a healthy, caring, and thriving Boston University community.


Our mission is to enhance the physical and mental health of students by providing inclusive healthcare services and collaborating with the community on prevention and health promotion programs.

Diversity Statement

At Student Health Services, we are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in all aspects of our work, including our organizational structure, workplace culture and care for the students we serve. We strive to foster an environment where everyone’s identities, needs and experiences are valued, appreciated and accepted. We are continually working to improve our culture, access, advocacy, and services so that they are consistent with these values.

Core Values

  • People first: Compassion, empathy, and understanding are at the core of what we do.
  • Excellence in healthcare: We never stop learning and improving.
  • Commitment to inclusion: We recognize and value individual differences and strive to address inequities.
  • Trust is earned: We provide safe, confidential care and work daily to build your trust.
  • Better together: Your care is best when we communicate and collaborate.

You may use Student Health Services if you are:

  • Any full-time BU student, regardless of your insurance choice (this excludes on-line students)
  • Any student (this excludes students on LOA) with the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)

All students, regardless of status or insurance, are eligible for assistance with community referrals.

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