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. Please call SHAC at (505) 277-3136 to speak to a medical provider before attempting to visit the clinic. 



  • UNM Winter Break: SHAC will be closed Thu., Dec. 23, 2021 thru Mon., Jan. 3, 2022. See SHAC After-Hours Options.

    Make sure you have an adequate supply of meds for the Break! Call the SHAC Pharmacy at (505) 277-6306.

    SHAC will reopen at 9:00 AM on Tue., Jan. 4, 2022.

  • SHAC 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.