Welcome to SHOP

SHOP is UCSC's Student Health Outreach and Promotion Program and a destination for information. SHOP is where students can go to learn about health and wellness in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

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.

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Contact SHOP

SHOP is located in the Student Health Center, across the street from Colleges 9 & 10. As you walk up the ramp to the Health Center, SHOP is located in the building on your left, next to the Pharmacy.

Phone(831) 459-3772
FAX: (831) 459-3428

Hours: Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8 am - 5 pm. Tuesday 9:30 am - 5 pm. Closed for lunch: 12 pm - 1 pm

Free & Anonymous HIV Testing

SHOP Test Counselors
HIV Testing: 9:30am - 11:30 am
and 1 pm - 3 pm

Condom Co-Op Hours:
M-F 8:30-12 and 1-5pm

SHOP Staff Information

Meg Kobe, Director, she/her, they/them
(831) 459-3772

Jorge Bru, Alcohol & Other Drug Educator, they/them
(831) 459-1417

Ali Hayes, M.P.H., Senior Health Educator, she/her, they/them
(831) 459-2625

Amber Parker, Health Educator, she/her, they/them
(831) 502-7217

Three SHOP student staff smiling at camera

SHOP Office Student Staff:
Zach Fabrick, Katie White, Jessica Porter

SHOP Student Staff


Seeyade Gizachew
CUIP Education Coordinator

Nitin Vidyasagar
CUIP HIV Peer Test Counseling Coordinator

Anna Maria Camardo
CUIP Party Safe Program Coordinator

Camilla Luker
CUIP Condom Co-Op Coordinator

Ryan Hardin
CUIP Collegiate Recovery Coordinator