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About UHS

UHS provides medical care and patient education to students at The University of Texas at Austin.


Students consistently rank UHS among the Top 10 College Health Centers in the Princeton Review.

Princeton Review. (2014). The Best 377 Colleges, 2013 Edition (College Admissions Guides). New York: Random House.

Mission

UHS provides healthcare and public health leadership to support students in reaching their optimal health so they can achieve their academic and personal potential.

Vision

University Health Services enhances learning and student success with accessible and compassionate services and initiatives, and aspires to become distinguished as the best college health service in the nation. The campus community trusts and depends on University Health Services for high-quality medical care and innovative public health leadership that contributes to a healthy campus.

Values

Student-Centeredness
Prioritizing students' needs in every aspect of our work

Excellence
Providing the highest possible quality of healthcare, customer service, and public health practice by enthusiastically pursuing continuing education

Credibility and Professionalism
Advancing professionalism and credibility by following current, evidence-based practices with accuracy and integrity

Privacy and Confidentiality
Meeting or exceeding all legal and ethical requirements to protect privacy

Diversity and Inclusiveness
Cultivating an inclusive environment that values and promotes the understanding of differences and enhances our ability to meet the needs of our diverse student population

Fiscal Responsibility
Providing responsible and ethical stewardship of our resources

Positive and Engaging Work Environment
Creating a work setting that offers and promotes open communication, respect, honesty, teamwork, and integrity

UHS Organization Chart (PDF) Job Opportunities Volunteering Opportunities

Accreditations

Accreditation is a process through which we ensure and improve the quality of care we provide to our patients. Representatives from designated organizations regularly inspect our facilities, in some cases without advance notice. We must meet standards and pass each inspection with a certain grade to earn accreditation. Our accrediting organizations:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

Texas Medical Association

Texas Department of State Health Services

accreditation association for ambulatory health care college of american pathologist
texas departmen of state health services texas medical association

University Health Services Information Guide

UHS Information Guide