Emergencies

Student Health Services is not an emergency facility.

  • In a life-threatening emergency, dial 911, or go to the UAB Emergency Department (on the corner of 6th Ave. South and 18th St. South), the UAB Highlands Emergency Department (1201 11th Ave. South) or the nearest Emergency Department.
  • For urgent mental health concerns when SHS is closed go to the UAB Emergency Department, UAB Highlands Emergency Department or the nearest Emergency Department.
  • For eye emergencies, dial 911 or go directly to the Callahan Eye Foundation Emergency Department, open 24 hours/7 days a week, located at 1720 University Blvd. or go to the UAB or UAB Highlands Emergency Department.
  • If you have been sexually assaulted, please contact the UAB Police Department at 934-3535 or dial 911; they will direct you appropriately. For more details, including a Guide for Victims of Sexual Assault, please visit the Women's Counseling Center website.