Online Registration

  1. Read the Client Contract - to be signed at first appointment

  2. Select 'SAMHS Online Registration'

Registering with SAMHS - Overview

You will be asked to attend an in-person appointment at 36 Wilkinson Street. These are 45 minute appointments.

Please note that prior to the appointment you will be asked to attend 15 minutes earlier to complete a clinical questionnaire.

Read & Agree to the Client Contract (PDF)

Note: Staff counselling is available through Health Assured.


Check your VPN settings

Online registration requires an active (Virtual Private Network) connection.

You will need to register on the University campus network.

Most users find the page will not load when using on a home computer.

If there are any technical problems please register anywhere on campus with VPN internet connectivity.


Alternative options to SAMHS for online and in-person counselling

Are you feeling low, stressed or anxious?

The local NHS wellbeing provider making therapies accessible for everyone.

An alternative service to UCS which offers telephone assessments, stress control classes, digital and online courses plus a range of other services.

Visit their website

Looking for a specialist service outside the University?

Sheffield Mental Health Guide provides a list of support services across the city.

You can browse services by specialism, search by condition or simply explore their new self-help sections.

Visit their website


What Should I Do When Online Registration is Closed or Inactive?

Local services non-emergencies

  • IAPT Sheffield (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) NHS
    Now accepting self-referrals
    0114 226 4380
  • UHS (University Health Service)
    This is the on-campus GP practice that can discuss a range of mental health measures with you.
    Prescriptions and access to community mental health services also viable.
    0114 222 100

Urgent Support