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Vera Whole Health Center at Mills College

The Vera Whole Health Center is for all of Mills students, no matter who you are insured by. Office visits, health coaching visits and all generic prescriptions dispensed at the clinic are free. Labs will be billed through your insurance. The health center can offer support to find off campus specialty care. All students are encouraged to use the on-campus health center first, because it is convenient, free and designed for you!

If you need medical attention during the summer, find more information here.  

If you have recently graduated from Mills College, find out about your continuing health insurance coverage options here

The Vera Whole Health Center at Mills is located at CPM 117, right next to the Public Safety office. Starting August 30th health coaching will be available to students. Clinical services will be available this fall. Watch for the grand opening announcement. Walk-in appointments are not available. Call ahead at 510.671.3985.

You can also call the After-hours Care line at 510.671.3985 to ask questions or to seek medical advice.

Please call to schedule an appointment at 510.671.3985. To find out more information visit


Call 510.671.3985 Monday-Friday between 9:00 am–5:00 pm to schedule your appointment.

Bring your student ID to verify your enrollment in Mills College.


After-hours Care Line (24/7)
All students may use the After-hours Care line (510.671.3985) at any time to ask about symptoms or for advice about whether to go to the emergency department, for example, or to see a physician the next day at the health center. 

At the Vera Whole Health
Many services are available to all students such as office visits, lab tests, and health education. Recommended screenings such as pap tests, blood pressure, HIV and other STDs, and cholesterol, are conducted as well as immunizations. 

Office visits are free for all students, including physicals and annual exams. You must bring your Mills student ID with you to utilize the health center. 

Students are referred to health education services or wellness coaching or to the Mills Wellness Office for assistance with nutrition, smoking cessation, alcohol and drug education and stress management.

The health center is not an infirmary, hospital or emergency department. Emergency medical issues requiring hospitalization are managed at local hospitals. Students may also utilize Urgent Care clinics, depending on what their insurance recommends.

Referrals Outside of Vera Whole Health Center
The health center staff can provide referrals to community clinics and other resources. For further assistance, you may contact Counseling and Psychological Services or Wellness and Community Outreach in the Division of Student Life at 510.430.2130.

Ensuring patient privacy is a priority of the health center staff. You will be asked the reason for your visit upon registering at the front desk. If you do not feel comfortable verbally stating the reason, you may write it down. To maintain the privacy of students while being seen by a doctor, nurse, or health educator, students should remain in the waiting room until called into an exam room.


Information for Newly Admitted Students

Student Health Center

Counseling & Psychological Services

Student Health Insurance

Vaccinations and TB Screening

Community Health Resources

Wellness Information and Education

Title IX

Contact Information

Wellness & Community Outreach
Cowell Building

P: 510.430.2260
F: 510.430.3235

Student Health Center
(for appointments, nurse advice, or to return a call)

P: 510.671.3985

Last Updated: 9/6/17