Health & Wellness

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)*

505-277-3136 | 

UNM's Student Health & Counseling is committed to providing quality health care to foster student success. SHAC offers telehealth options to online students and a variety of virtual workshops. You can ask SHAC a question directly by using this online form. Consider registering for SHAC’s newsletter here or tuning in to their Podcast, HonesTea with SHAC here. The Health Promotion team also put together a Wellness Journal for you to assist with organization and mental health skills. For contact information and complete details, please visit SHAC's website.


As a UNM student, you have access to free, 24/7 virtual health care services and support through UNM TimelyCare, including on-demand medical care, mental health and emotional support, basic needs assistance, and health coaching all without requiring health insurance.

Mental Health Resources*

An array of in person and virtual mental health resources including crisis support, counseling, and more are featured at

Community Health Providers & Other Resources*

An array of community health providers and other resources compiled by Student Health and Counseling here.

Go Ask Alice!

Go Ask Alice! is a health question and answer online resource that provides health information. You can access this free service here.

Recreational Services*


The mission of the Recreational Services Department is to provide a wide variety of opportunities to enhance the recreational and cultural experiences of UNM students. Online students can take advantage of their services on and off campus, including Johnson Gym, recreational programs, and the outdoor adventure center.

*May include services that are only accessible when visiting the Albuquerque campus