Location & Hours

Photo by Carolyn Lagattuta.

To contact the Student Health Center for non-urgent COVID specific issues please use Health e-Messenger:  Messages/New Messages/COVID 19 Questions.

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

Upcoming Closures

Closed Weekends and Holidays

Monday, January 17, 2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, February 21, 2022
Presidents’ Day

Friday, March 25, 2022
César Chávez Day

Location

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

 See it on the UCSC Interactive Map

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

9:30am - 4:30pm

Closed
Asymptomatic STI Testing (in Lab)

9:00am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Closed

Radiology

9:00am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

 

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

Pharmacy

9:00am - 5:00pm

9:30am - 5:00pm

Closed
Health Information Management 8:30am - 5:00pm 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed
Nutrition 8:30am - 5:00pm 3 days per week N/A Closed
Optometry

8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesdays and Thursdays

9:30am - 5:00pm

Closed

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

2:45pm - 3:30pm on Thursdays and
2:
00pm - 3:30pm on Fridays
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, Wed, Thurs, Fri

Tues

Sat/Sun

SHOP (Student Health Outreach and Promotion)

8:30am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

9:30am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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.