Student Health Services

Our Partnership with Carbon Health

UC Hastings is thrilled to partner with Carbon Health to offer robust and convenient student health services to all students. Carbon Health’s  mission is to bring high-quality healthcare to everyone, and its hybrid model of in-person and off-campus care makes getting healthcare easier for students than ever before. Some of the benefits of our student health services are:

  • Flexibility of in-person or virtual appointments
  • Walk-in appointments available
  • Same-day access to support staff
  • Book appointments as soon as day of
  • Chat with your provider in the Carbon Health app

All students, whether they have UC SHIP, Medi-Cal, or private insurance, have full access to the services provided by Carbon Health at no extra cost because these services are by the student health fees you pay each semester.

Carbon Health’s services include:

  • In-clinic and virtual primary care
  • In-clinic and virtual urgent care
  • Virtual mental health services, including individual and group therapy
  • Bar support group for 3L students
  • Women’s health
  • LGBTQ+ health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

New Student Health Form

As an incoming UC Hastings Law student, you must submit the New Student Health Form and other information to the UC Hastings Student Health Services Office by July 9, 2021.

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Services Offered

UC Hastings has partnered with Carbon Health to meet your healthcare needs. Combining smart technology with inviting clinics, Carbon Health delivers a uniquely seamless experience. From virtual to in-person care, they’re making high-quality, transparent healthcare more accessible to everyone.

As a UC Hastings student, you will have access to Carbon Health’s services, regardless of your insurance plan. These services are also fully covered by your Student Health Services fee. For the full list of services, visit

In-Clinic and Virtual Primary Care

Carbon Health’s Primary Care Providers (PCPs) are board-certified and equipped to handle a broad and comprehensive spectrum of illnesses. Carbon Health’s providers are the designated PCPs to all students enrolled in UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Carbon Health’s clinics staff Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physicians Assistants (PAs), as well as Doctors of Medicine (MDs) and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs).

In-Clinic and Virtual Urgent Care

Carbon Health Urgent Care is equipped to treat non-life-threatening conditions, immediate medical attention, and general medical needs.

In-Clinic and Virtual Women’s Health

Carbon Health offers women’s health services, such as annual exams, PAP smears, and contraception education and prescriptions.

In-Clinic and Virtual LGBTQ+ Health

Carbon Health clinics are inclusive, judgement-free zones. They offer LGBTQ+ health services, such as annual physicals, chest/breast health, HIV/AIDS treatment & prevention (including PrEP and PEP), and hormone management.

Virtual Mental Health

Carbon Health offers virtual counseling to help you during challenging times. These services are offered at no charge for up to eight visits. Carbon Health’s counselors and therapists offer one-on-one therapy via live, virtual sessions that are goal-specific and delivered through evidence-based treatment. Their counselors and therapists are experienced in addressing the particular needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

Carbon Health also offers group therapy, such as bar exam support groups, and environmental response therapy to address current events.

Current students can visit MyHastings for more mental health resources.

Online Mental Health Screening

Insurance Information

UC SHIP offers medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, mental health, and substance use disorder benefits for UC students and their eligible dependents. In addition to receiving specialty care at low student rates at UC’s five nationally ranked medical centers, UC SHIP features year-round, worldwide coverage using the Anthem PPO network, Anthem Blue View Vision plan, and Delta Dental PPO plan.

All registered UC Hastings students pay a mandatory Health Services fee allowing access to primary care, urgent care, and counseling services provided by Carbon Health. This fee covers all enrolled students.

Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) is included in your tuition fees.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO- UC SHIP

The annual cost is divided into two payments, one for the fall semester and one for the spring/summer semesters.

Summer coverage is included for all students registered for fall and spring semesters.

UC SHIP fall insurance premium for the academic year 2021–2022 is $2,167.46

UC SHIP spring/summer insurance premium for the academic year 2021–2022 is $3,034.45

UC SHIP Annual insurance premium for the academic year 2021–2022 is a total of $5,201.91

Enrollment and Eligibility

As a UC Hastings student, you are automatically enrolled in UC SHIP and billed for the premium as part of your tuition fees. The annual cost is divided into two payments, one for the fall semester and one for the spring/summer semesters.

Insurance Waiver

If you already have health insurance coverage, and that insurance plan meets the University of California minimum healthcare criteria, you may request to waive out of UC SHIP by submitting a waiver form online.

Get Help

If care is needed outside Carbon Health’s regular hours, you can contact the following resources.


  • 24/7 Nurseline:  Registered nurses are ready and waiting to help you – over the phone – with your health concerns.  Anytime day or night you can call the 24/7 NurseLine at 1-877-351-3457, which offers free, private advice to all students and their families whether they have UC SHIP or not.
  • LiveHealth Online (LHO) gives you access to in-network, board-certified doctors, and licensed behavioral health professionals via their phone, tablet, or computer.  Sign up for LiveHealth today, it’s quick and easy.
    • For students with UC SHIP, a LiveHealth Online visit costs $15 for counseling and psychiatry and $10 for Internal Medicine. 
    • For students without UC SHIP, a visit costs $59. Your insurer may pay for some of these costs.
  • Message the Carbon Health team in the Carbon Health app.


Emergency Rooms close to campus

  • UCSF Medical Center, 415.476.1000
  • Saint Francis Memorial Medical Center, 415.353.6000
  • Saint Mary’s Medical Center, 415.668.1000

Contact Us

Carbon Health: for more information or to book an appointment:

  • Website:
  • Phone: 415.326.7549
  • Fax: 888.972.1912
  • Email:

Carbon Health Bay Area Locations:

  • San Francisco – Stonestown: 3251 20th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • San Francisco – Castro: 1998 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • San Francisco – Hills Plaza: 345 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • San Francisco – Harrison Pop-Up: 725 Harrison St, San Francisco CA, 94107
  • Berkeley: 2920 Telegraph Ave, #Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94705
  • Oakland: 411 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

Click here to see the full list of 70+ Carbon Health locations: