Location & Summer Hours

Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.

Upcoming Closures

Monday, June 28th (Juneteenth)
Monday, July 5 (Independence Day)
Friday, September 6 (Labor Day)

For medical attention, see our After-Hours Care Sheet. For COVID-19 tests, see the off-campus testing information.


Location

The Student Health Center (SHC) is on McLaughlin Drive, across the street from Colleges 9 & 10.

 

Address

UCSC Student Health Center
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

 

Hours by Department/Service

Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri

Tues

Sat/Sun

Same Day 8:30am - 5:00pm 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed
Medical Appointments 8:30am - 5:00pm 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed
Lab

9:00am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Closed
Asymptomatic STI Testing (in Lab)

9:00am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Closed

Radiology

9:00am - 4:30pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

 

Closed
Insurance & Billing 8:30am - 5:00pm 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed

Pharmacy

9:00am - 5:00pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 5:00pm

Closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Closed
Health Information Management 8:30am - 5:00pm 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed
Nutrition Closed for Summer Quarter Closed for Summer Quarter Closed
Optometry

8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesdays and Fridays only
Closed from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Closed

Closed

Optometry drop-in hours :
(Order glasses, contacts, adjustments, repairs)

2:00pm - 3:30pm on Fridays only Closed Closed

Counseling and Psychological Services ( CAPS) hours:

Mon-Fri Sat/Sun
Counseling and Psychiatry Appointment Scheduling M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm
Remote services available. See CAPS Current Services page for most current information.
For after hours and weekend Crisis Service please call 831-459-2628. 
Crisis Services M-F 8:30am-11:30am & 1:00pm-4:00pm
Remote services available. See CAPS Current Services page for most current information.
For after hours and weekend Crisis Service please call 831-459-2628. 

Student Health Outreach & Promotion ( SHOP) hours:

Mon-Fri Sat/Sun
SHOP (Student Health Outreach and Promotion) Remote only; see SHOP Appointment options here Closed

If you need immediate resources for a sexual assault crisis, domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment please contact:

All Police Departments, including UCSC 911

Confidential conversation with a State Certified Crisis Counselor call:

CARE

(831) 502-CARE / care@ucsc.edu

Women's Crisis Support/Defensa de Mujeres 

(831) 425-4030

24 Hour Crisis Line

(831) 685-3737

Other Resources
UCSC Counseling & Psychological Services
(includes after-hours instructions)
(831) 459-2628
Title IX Sexual Harassment Office (831) 459-2462
Survivors Healing Center (off-campus)
(For issues of childhood sexual abuse)
(831) 423-7601
Community Service Officers (831) 459-2100
All of the above resources are queer-friendly. Additional queer resources are:
SF Rape hotline (510) 845-7273
Anti-Violence Project https://avp.org/
Male Survivor Support & Resources https://1in6.org/

After Hours Emergency Care

After Hours Care Information [printable PDF]

CALL 911 to reach UCSC Police, Fire, and/or Ambulance

USE THE CAMPUS EMERGENCY PHONE located at the Basement Entrance to this building to reach Campus Dispatch

Visit the following nearby care centers:

Dominican Hospital Emergency Department 
1555 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz
(831) 462-7710
Open 24 hrs/day

Doctors on Duty
615 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Call (831) 425-7991 for their hours.

After Hours Nurse Advice Line for all UCSC students:  831-459-2591

LiveHealth Online:  See a healthcare provider using your mobile device, evenings and weekends included.