Contact Info / Location, Parking & Hours / FAQs

Phone Numbers
General Information & Appointments(505) 277-3136
Fax(505) 277-2020
Emergencies, After-Hours Options (Resource List)
SHAC After-Hours
Medical: On-Call Service Regarding Students Only(505) 277-3136; Option #2
Counseling: On-Call Service Regarding Students Only(505) 277-3136; Option #3
Other Important Numbers
Campus Police(505) 277-2241
COSAP - Campus Office of Substance Abuse Prevention(505) 277-2795
UNM Hospitals(505) 272-2411
UNM Psychiatric Center(505) 272-2800

Mail - US Postal Address

UNM Student Health & Counseling (SHAC)
MSC06 3870
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131-0001

Shipping Address

The University of New Mexico
Student Health & Counseling (SHAC)
Bldg. 73
Albuquerque NM 87131-0001


PLEASE NOTE: Electronic mail is NOT a secure medium of communication. Therefore, we cannot reply to confidential health questions or requests to schedule appointments.

However, UNM Students may wish to access the SHAC Health Portal, a web-based portal for secure messaging between SHAC patients and providers.

If you are a UNM student, please contact UNM Student Health & Counseling (SHAC) to schedule an appointment at (505) 277-3136.

See also Health Q & A Internet Service: Go Ask Alice!

SHAC Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 800 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

SHAC offers all regular services (including telehealth and in-person visits). Fees may apply for telehealth services. 

SHAC Phone: (505) 277-3136  |  After-Hours: Medical-Option 2 and Counseling-Option 3

See also: SHAC After-Hours Options



  • May 29, 2023: SHAC will be closed for Memorial Day.
  • June 19, 2023: SHAC will be closed for Juneteenth.
  • Hours are subject to change. SHAC is closed on all official UNM holidays as well as UNM closures due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. For campus updates / cancellations, call (505) 277-SNOW (277-7669) or visit the UNM main web site. See also UNM Lobo Alerts and SHAC After-Hours Options.

For information or to schedule an appointment, call SHAC at (505) 277-3136.


Student Health & Counseling (SHAC) is on main campus north of Johnson Center and across the mall from (east of) the Student Union Building (SUB).

Note: SHAC (formerly known as the Student Health Center) is building #73 on the UNM Campus Map.


Limited patient parking is available behind SHAC. Students can obtain parking permits from the Reception Area or the Pharmacy.

Map of where SHAC is located on Main Campus (north of Johnson Center and east of the SUB).