Location & Hours

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Location

Student Health Services is located on McLaughlin Drive, across the street from Colleges 9 & 10.

Address

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

Hours

See departments below for hours.
Closed Weekends and Holidays. 

Closures

Friday, 7/3: The Student Health Center, CAPS, SHOP and CARE are closed for the 4th of July holiday.

 

Hours by Department/Service

Mon, Wed, Fri

Tue, Thurs

Sat/Sun

Same Day 8:30am - 4:00pm 9:30am - 4:00pm Closed
Medical Appointments 8:30am - 4:00pm 9:30am - 4:00pm Closed
Lab

9:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Closed
Asymptomatic STI Testing (in Lab)

9:00am -4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 2:00pm

9:00am -4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Closed
X-Ray (see closures above)

9:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm

9:30am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

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

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

Closed
Health Information Management 8:30am - 4:00pm 9:30am - 4:00pm Closed
Nutrition Closed for summer
Optometry

8:30am - 4:30pm Wednesday and Friday
9:30am - 4:30pm Thursday
Closed from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Closed

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

2:00pm - 3:30pm on Wednesdays
2:00pm - 4:00pm on Thursdays
N/A

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) hours

Mon-Fri Sat/Sun
Counseling and Psychiatry 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 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) See SHOP Appointment options 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

Palo Alto Medical Foundation - PAMF - Urgent Care
1301 Mission Street, Santa Cruz
Call (831) 458-6310 for their hours

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.