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COVID-19 Resources

CARE at SARC has compiled a list of on campus and national resources, we will provide updates as they become available.

Campus Resources

List of Grocery Stores (Updated 3/19/2020)

The Basic Needs Committee has put together a list of local grocery stores that are still open and continue to be stocked.

List of grocery stores

Loaner Laptop Application Form (Updated 3/19/2020)

The University is making laptops available to students who may need them. Please use the following form to put in a request.

CAPS Counseling Services (Updated 4/5/2020)

CAPS counselors are available for stress management during these times. Students are able to obtain resources and mental health support by reaching out directly.

  • CAPS Offices are open Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Urgent Care Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • CAPS Offices are closed on weekends and official University Holidays
  • After-Hours Crisis Counseling (24 Hours): (858) 534-3755

Website and social media links:

Instagram: @ucsdwpe  

Facebook: @ucsdCAPS 

The Zone (Updated 4/9/2020)

The Zone is UC San Diego's lounge for student health and well-being under Health Promotion Services. 

The Zone has many free wellness programs & resources including Yoga Zone, a virtual yoga session, every Monday from 10:00 - 10:45am.

Website and social media links:

The Zone Website

Instagram: @ucsdzone

Facebook: @ucsdzone

Student Health Services (Updated 3/20/20)

​SHS will be OPEN during the following hours:

Lab, X-Ray, Pharmacy, Urgent Care, Nurses Clinic, Groups 1-4

  • Spring Quarter: Mon-Wed & Fri (8am-4pm), Thurs (9am-4pm)

SHS is encouraging all sick patients to call 858-534-3300 or contact the SHS Advice Nurse through MyStudentChart before coming in, or if you have questions.  This is free to any UCSD student regardless of insurance. We encourage students with mild illnesses (no fever or shortness of breath) to stay at home and socially distance themselves until they feel better..

Website and social media links:

Student Health Services Website

Facebook: @UCSDSHS

The HUB Basic Needs Center (April 2020)

Due to concerns about COVID-19 and for the health and safety of our users, starting Monday, April 6, the Triton Food Pantry will be transitioning to a window-style, pick-up service until further notice. They have a sign-up form for appointments.

  • Hours: Tuesday (2-3:15 p.m.), Wednesday (3-5 p.m.), Thursday (2-3:15 p.m.), Friday (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2-5 p.m.)
  • Phone: 1-858-246-2632

Website and social media links:

Basic Needs Website

Facebook: @UCSDBasicNeeds

Instagram: @ucsdbasicneeds

County Resources

Center for Community Solutions (April 2020)

CCS is committed to helping survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault lead safer and healthier lives. Given the vital safety net found in CCS’ services, we will do all we can to ensure supports continue, particularly to survivors who may already feel isolated and alone. We will provide updates related to services and events as necessary over the coming weeks. Should you have any questions regarding service availability, please contact our hotline at 1-888-385-4657. 

  • San Diego County resource for those affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. 
  • 24/7 confidential line.

Website and social media links:

Center for Community Solutions Website

Facebook- @CenterForCommunitySolutions

Instagram- @ccs_sd

National Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline (March 13, 2020)

Staying Safe During COVID-19: Avoiding public spaces and working remotely can help to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but for many survivors, staying home may not be the safest option. We know that any external factors that add stress and financial strain can negatively impact survivors and create circumstances where their safety is further compromised.

  • For anyone who has experienced relationship violence.
  • 24/7 Hotline- 1-800-799-7233. Online chat on website.

Website and social media links:

The Hotline Website

Facebook- @NationalDomesticViolenceHotline

RAINN (April 2, 2020)

As each us face the many ways COVID-19 has affected our communities and everyday lives, we wanted to take a moment to let you know that RAINN continues to be here to support survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones, no matter what.

We know that this is a difficult time, and that uncertainty and feeling a lack of control over our lives may feel especially overwhelming for survivors of sexual violence already coping with trauma and stress. If you need to talk, the National Sexual Assault Hotline is available at 800.656.HOPE or As always, services are free, confidential, and 24/7. Whether you’re a survivor or a loved one, we're here for you.

  • Anyone is eligible for this resource. 
  • Free, confidential, and 24/7 phone lines. 

Website and social media links:

RAINN Website

Instagram- @rainn

Facebook- @RAINN01