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Special Notice

UCD Student Health and Counselling Service would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who died and were injured in Berkeley. We would like to offer our support to all those affected by recent events in Berkeley. Our Counselling team will be made available to any students or staff in UCD who wish to avail of the service.

Please contact us on this number to make an appointment 01 716 3134
We would also like to extend our thanks to the counselling staff of Berkeley College who have offered their services to our students who are affected on the ground in Berkeley. UCD is extremely grateful for the support of our international counterparts.

For UCD students currently in the Berkeley area,  the UC Berkeley Tang Center (2222 Bancroft Way) are able to offer counselling services to students who have been affected.  Drop In hours are Monday- Friday 10am – 4pm & After Hours Counseling Line at (855) 817-5667. 

About us

The Student Health Service provides on-campus medical, psychological and psychiatric care to registered students of the university. The staff of the Student Health Service provides a service within an ethos of respect, courtesy and confidentiality and aim at all times to operate to the highest professional standards.  All consultations are treated in strict confidence.  No information is give to others without permission.

The service is envisaged as an addition to the student's own family doctor or specialist medical services. It operates within resource constraints so certain service limitations apply. Students should continue to attend their own General Practitioner, especially if Dublin based. 
The Student Health Service regrets that due to resource constraints we are unable to see all students who request a same day appointment. We endeavour to see as many students as possible within available resources.

We ask that you assist us in the following ways:

  1. We encourage students from Dublin to continue to use their own GP
  2. We also request that you book one of our urgent slots when you are acutely unwell or distressed, and not for ongoing problems.
  3. Please be aware that when you are seen at an urgent appointment the doctor can only deal with the urgent problem.  You may be asked to make an appointment to deal with other problems.
  4. A list of alternative options is provided by the Service when we are unable to facilitate you