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Health and Well-Being

New Tritons: Learn how to continue healthy behaviors and find new ones as you get to know the campus community.

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Recreation

Get a pass to work out at campus gyms, take a wellness or fitness class, join an intramural sports team, or take a camping trip.... so many options are available to you!

Visit the Recreation website

Health Promotion Services

Located in Price Center Plaza, visit Health Promotion Services for free well-being programs that promote healthy living, or stop by any time to relax, de-stress, and hang out.

Health Promotion Services programs

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UC San Diego CAPS brochure

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS offers so much more than one-on-one counseling. Drop in for group discussions or try one of the many online self-help options.

Visit CAPS's website

CARE@SARC

CARE provides violence prevention education for the entire campus and offers free and confidential services for students, staff and faculty impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

Find CARE@SARC

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Student Health Services

Student Health Services provides quality primary medical care, including urgent care, support services, and education programs, to all students paying registration fees.

Bookmark SHS's website

Student Health Insurance Plan

UC SHIP is a student-focused benefits package for graduate and undergraduate students, including strong medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental, and vision care benefits. Find care at Student Health Services in the center of campus.

Read more about SHIP

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Basic Needs: The Hub

Basic needs refers to the most essential resources required to thrive as a student -- access to nutritious food, stable housing, and financial wellness. The Hub connects you to these basic-needs resources.

Get your needs covered

Campus Safety

Knowledge and prevention are key. Know what to do in case of emergency, add police contact info to your phone, and use police-sponsored campus escorts or safe rides at night.

Learn more, be safe

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The Center for Ethics and Spirituality

Find an inclusive community that promotes interfaith discussion and relationships on campus. The Center for Ethics and Spirituality provides secular counseling, discussion, and education programs relating to spiritual, moral, and ethical issues and questions.

Visit the Center's website

More ways to stay well

Here are a few other resources to help you stay strong mentally and physically:

  • Smokefree campus:  UC San Diego is smoke and tobacco-free.  Find resources to help you quit.
  • Contemplation Lounge: A quiet space to meditate, reflect, pray, or ponder.  Located in Price Center West, Level 3.