As we approach break and the end of the semester, we want to make sure all students have access to the care and support services they need, wherever you are. Here are health and wellness resources that are available to in-state and out-of-state students.
Medical Services offers 24/7 support with their free NurseLine. Call 303-492-5101 to be connected with a registered nurse, who can recommend at-home care options and assess whether or not you need to be seen by a healthcare professional.
Want to schedule an appointment with a Medical Services provider while you’re out of town? Students within the state of Colorado can schedule a telehealth appointment online. Learn more about telehealth services.
Students who are residing outside of Colorado will not be able to take advantage of telehealth appointments.
How to transfer prescriptions
Transfer Your Apothecary Prescriptions to Another Pharmacy:
Transfer Your Prescriptions to the Apothecary:
*Please note: Email is not a secure method of communication. To send prescription information securely, please fax information to the Apothecary at 303-492-4874. Please allow 24-48 hours to transfer. If there are any issues, the Apothecary staff will contact you.
Gold SHIP Insurance
The CU Gold Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is an Anthem of Colorado PPO plan and is widely accepted throughout the country. View plan details, including coverage and benefits.
Gold SHIP Insurance card
Students can download a digital insurance ID card online through MyAmeriben by navigating to Sign Up > Student > Click here to register > Register.
You can register your account by using your 9-digit student ID number. Students can also download the free MyAmeriben app on iOS and Android to access their digital ID card on the go. Students who receive care at Wardenburg only need to bring their Buff OneCard. All community providers will require a copy of their insurance card.
How to find an in-network provider
Find an in-network provider or specialist by visiting the Anthem website.
Click on “Find a Doctor/Find Care” and scroll down to “Enter the Member ID or Prefix” tab. Enter the prefix “BKJ” to complete your search.
How to request your medical records
Do you plan on visiting the doctor while you are home? Request your medical records ahead of time (it can take up to 2 weeks to transfer records between providers).
To transfer your medical record, log into your MyCUHealth portal.
Under "Forms" select "Authorization to Release Health Information".
You can have your records sent to yourself as a secure message through your portal or they can be faxed to a provider. Please include the full address, phone and fax number for where you want records sent.
Counseling and Psychiatric Services
After-hours and crisis care
Please press option 2 to be connected with a mental health professional that can assess your situation and immediately connect you with the necessary assistance.
Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) will continue to provide telehealth appointments and screenings to students residing in Colorado.
Students residing outside of Colorado can contact CAPS for community referrals. Students also have access to explore counseling options through Thriving Campus.
CAPS provides virtual workshops for in- and out-of-state students. Workshops support and enable students to cope with stress, anxiety and uncertainty. Workshops are also available for students to learn how to build healthy habits, live by their values, practice mindfulness and navigate difficult conversations. Learn more about virtual workshops.
E-Let’s Talk is a free service where CU Boulder students can check in virtually for an informal and confidential consultation with a CAPS provider. Let’s Talk providers can help provide insight, solutions and information about additional resources. This service is available to in- and out-of-state students. Learn more about e-Let’s Talk.
Fitness and Wellness will be offering free virtual fitness classes. Live and pre-recorded options will be available throughout break. Check the online fitness schedule for a full list of live virtual classes or view pre-recorded options.
The Rec Center will offer in-person fitness classes to students with a Be Fit Pass Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. Additional in-person options will be available for Be Fit Pass holders starting Jan. 11.
Free Finals Week
Join Fitness and Wellness from Dec. 5 through Dec. 11 for a free week of fitness classes! In-person and live virtual classes will be available. The fitness schedule will be available starting Dec. 1 and reservations will open Dec. 4. Learn more about Free Finals Week.
Office of Victim Assistance
If you need support after hours, please call 303-492-8855 and press option 2 to be connected with a mental health professional that can assess your situation and immediately connect you with necessary support.
In-state students can continue to access OVA counseling services and screenings through telehealth appointments. Out-of-state students can contact OVA to speak with a provider and get connected with services in your area. Call 303-492-8855 or explore other options through Thriving Campus.
OVA will continue to provide advocacy services. These services help people learn about their rights and options, navigate various systems such as police, academics and health care. Students residing in Colorado can access advocacy services through telehealth or over the phone. Out-of-state students can access advocacy services over the phone only by calling 303-492-8855.
E-Ask an Advocate
E-Ask an Advocate is a way for CU Boulder students, graduate students, staff and faculty to briefly connect virtually with a confidential advocate counselor for consultation and to see if OVA’s services would be helpful based on their experience. The goal of this program is to broaden OVA's accessibility to the CU community and to provide an alternative means of connecting to resources. Learn more about e-Ask an Advocate.
Peer Wellness Coaching
This free service is available to help students set and achieve their wellness goals. Peer Wellness Coaching can be a great option for students looking to optimize their personal health and wellness, or make meaningful changes in their lives. Learn more about Peer Wellness Coaching.