Student Health Services Closure December 21, 2020 through January 3, 2021

To: UCSC Campus Community

From: Gary Dunn, PhD, Interim AVC Student Health & Wellness

Student Health Services—Student Health Center (SHC), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Student Health Outreach & Promotion (SHOP) and Campus Advocacy Resources & Education (CARE) will be closed Monday, December 21, 2020 through Sunday, January 3, 2021 for Campus Closure.

Student Health Services will resume patient and client care operations on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8am.

Students needing assistance during our closure December 21st  through January 3rd  please see information below:

Student Health Center: 

How to get healthcare when the health center is closed.

What to do if you feel sick while staying on campus over break

COVID Testing Info: If you have a prearranged COVID-19 test at one of our remote Kiosks, those will still be held.

Where to get off-campus COVID-19 tests

CAPS: For mental health assistance, CAPS After Hours Phone Crisis Services will be available by calling  831-459-2628 and pressing #3 (talk to a counselor).

CARE will be operating with limited services for urgent needs from December 21st through January 3rd. To contact an Advocate during this time email or call 831.502.2273 and leave a voicemail with your name and number and a brief mention of your immediate needs. We will respond within the next day. 

For immediate crisis services, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be routed to a local sexual assault service provider in your area.