Student Health and Wellness Center

All UC Davis students have access to Student Health and Wellness Center services on campus, regardless of health insurance company. Most services can be found in the main SHWC building, which has a convenient central campus location. The SHWC offers primary care, specialty care, a pharmacy, nutrition services and clinical support services (including physical therapy). An optometry clinic is located on the second floor. Students are required to pay small fees for most services. Learn more about wellness and safety at UC Davis. In the event of a true emergency, always call 911 first. Visit the UC Davis Emergencies and FAQs page for more information.


Depending on student needs, there are also smaller pharmacies in Davis for colds and over-the-counter medicines.
  • CVS Pharmacy: CVS is a pharmacy chain with multiple locations throughout Davis. In addition to the pharmacy, CVS sells a variety of hygiene and personal care products.
  • Rite Aid Pharmacy: Rite Aid is a pharmacy and drug store chain with a store location right across from the UC Davis campus on Russell Blvd.