Health & Mental Health

Welcome to the Womxn's Center Online Resource Guide!


Student Health Services
Appointments: (831) 459-2500

Insurance Questions: (831) 459-2389
Located on McLaughlin Drive, across the street from Colleges 9 & 10.
M, W, Th, F: 8:45am - 4:30pm T: 9:30am - 4:30pm
 Sat., Sun: Closed
Outine gynecological care (for pap smears, menstrual changes, family planning, etc.) by appointment. Same-day service for acute needs ("morning after"pills, vaginal or bladder infections, etc.); same-day pregnancy tests ($5). Pharmacy sells over-the-counter contraceptives and fills prescriptions.

Lactation Room map for students, staff, and facutly.

Counseling & Psychological Services
Phone: (831) 459-2628
Individual counseling and support groups.
Call for info and appointments (mention if the situation is urgent).
24-hour crisis number available for students living on campus. Must access service through RA.
Suicide Prevention 24-hour hotline: (831) 458-5300 
Toll Free: (877) 663-5433

Student Health Outreach & Promotion (SHOP)
Phone: (831) 459-3772
SHOP offers information, education, resources and support on issues such as Alcohol and other Drug Use, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexual Health, and College Life balance. All UCSC students are welcome and encouraged to drop in and speak with SHOP's trained staff.


Planned Parenthood/Westside Health Center
Phone: (831) 426-5550
1119 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family planning, reproductive health care, pregnancy termination, anonymous HIV testing, and general medical services for low income clients. Educational materials and advocacy. Cash, checks credit cards, MediCal, and Medicare accepted.