Walk-in and scheduled visits are available for any behavioral health concern.

   Walk in to UHCS at 135 Forsyth building during our business hours or call 617-373-2772, option #2 to schedule a phone appointment with a behavioral health clinician to discuss your needs and treatment options.

  During a walk-in or initial phone appointment, a Behavioral Health clinician will assess your concerns, identify and address your immediate needs, review a care and safety plan and discuss options for further assessment and treatment

Call or come to UHCS during business hours if you have a concern that you feel should not wait for an appointment.

Urgent matters may include:

•   Feeling upset over an unexpected setback
•  Feeling distress or hopelessness
•  Feeling unable to function as a student

In case of emergency:


•   you are feeling at risk of harm to yourself or others and are unable to come to UHCS immediately

•  you are experiencing any emergency and require immediate assistance

Call Northeastern University Police Department emergency line at (617) 373-3333 or 911.

After Hours Care

When UHCS is closed, please visit a local urgent care or emergency department for immediate concerns.

Below is a list of local Urgent Care sites to consider.

Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Walk-in Unit
Wang Ambulatory Care Center
Suite 108
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2707

To register, contact the Mass General Registration and Referral Center at 866-211-6588.

Partners Urgent Care
1285 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: 844-377-4199

Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

*Partners offers 12 different urgent care locations, please review their website to locate a site near you.

Beth Israel Deaconess Urgent Care
200 Boylston Street
Newton, MA 02467
Phone: 617-278-8500

Hours: Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Weekends & some holidays: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

1000 Broadway, 2nd floor
Chelsea, MA 02510
Phone: 617-975-6060

Hours: Monday-Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Weekends & some holidays: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Wanting to talk to someone on the phone after hours for support?

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Samaritans Crisis Hotline      

877-870-HOPE (4673)

Trained volunteers are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide support and assistance. http://www.samaritanshope.org

Not comfortable talking on the phone?

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Crisis Text Line     


Provides free, 24/7 emotional support via text.
Text 741741 when you are in crisis/need to talk.
A live, trained counselor will respond promptly
and be available to provider support and assistance.