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Emergency and After Hours Care

If there is a medical emergency when UHS is closed, students may call University Police at 410-455-5555 for assistance or call 911.

  • The police can contact the on-call physician for UHS and the physician may contact the student back.
  • The police can assist with arranging ambulance transport to the nearest hospital.
List of Closest Hospitals to UMBC
Emergency Room Address Phone
St. Agnes Hospital 900 S. Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229

(3 miles)
University of Maryland Medical Center 22 South Greene St
Baltimore, MD 21208
(9 miles)
Howard County General Hospital 5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
(17 miles)

For urgent medical issues:

Getting sick can be a scary and frustrating experience. While the health center may be closed, we still want to make sure that students can have urgent health questions and concerns addressed as soon as possible. Please find below a list of some local resources available:

Ask a Nurse 24/7 Hotline


askAAMC is a free nurse advice line and community service offered by Anne Arundel Medical Center.


List of Nearby Medical Clinics


Urgent Care Clinic Address Phone Hours X-Ray
Concentra 1419 Knecht Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227

(2 miles)
410-247-9595 24/7 Yes
Patient First 6333 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228

(6 miles)
443-514-1361 Daily 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Yes
CVS Minute Clinic 6480 Old Waterloo Rd
Elkridge, MD 21075

(9 miles)
1-866-389-2727 M – F: 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m,
Sun: 10 a.m. –5:30 p.m.
*closes for lunch break
Target Clinic 4390 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043

(11 miles)
410-203-1700 M – F: 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kinder Mender
(under 30 years old only)
6100 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD 21045

(16 miles)
443-492-4000 M – F: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
*HeadFirst Sports Injury & Concussion Care Center
6334 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

(16 miles)
1-888-808-6483 Daily 8 a.m. – Midnight Yes

This resource list has been developed for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of facilities that provide services. Provision of this list does not constitute an endorsement by UHS. You are responsible for all charges for health care services received.

If transportation assistance is needed, UMBC Police can provide a voucher for a local taxi service to provide transportation to the closest hospital or urgent care clinic for emergency/urgent medical care after hours.

After-hours Sexual Assault or Relationship Violence Support:

Contact UMBC Police at 410-455-5555 to learn about options and resources. Students are not required to press charges.

To receive a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) within 120 hours of an assault, go to: