What to Do When You're Sick

Photo by Elena Zhukova.

Are You Seriously Ill?

Serious injury, very high fever, severe pain, bleeding, loss of consciousness, altered consciousness?

Call 911 or go to the Dominican ER. 
For directions to the ER:

Do You Need Advice?

24 hour Nurse Advice line: 831-459-2591
Advice on common problems and how to handle them: Common Reasons for Seeking Care

Is the Student Health Center Closed?

Area after hours providers throughout Santa Cruz are available to see students when the Student Health Center is closed. Click here for the After Hours provider list and map:

Mental Health Crisis?

For more information about services on campus for mental health issues: 

24 hour Crisis Phone Line: 831-459-2628

Need an Appointment?

Make an appointment
Medical Appointments: 831-459-2500 
Counseling (CAPPS) Appointments: 831-459-2628 

Policy Regarding Medical Excuses for Class Absences (Effective Fall 2007) Click HERE