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Health Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) — The mission of CAPS is to support the mental health and well-being of our students. CAPS specializes in the unique needs of UC Merced students in an effort to promote their academic, personal and social development.

Disability Services (DS) — The mission of DS is to promote equal educational access and full participation by and for students with disabilities in the rich academic and campus environment at UC Merced. DS staff members are available to answer questions and provide useful information to facilitate equal academic access to students with disabilities.

Health Services — The mission of the Health Services is to help each student strive for maximum physical and emotional health while pursuing their academic and personal goals at the university. Health Services is committed to providing the highest quality primary health care, in combination with health education and wellness promotion through caring, accessible and affordable services.

Recreation and Athletics - The mission of Recreation and Athletics is to provide recreation and athletic opportunities for students to lead healthy, engaging lifestyles to enhance student success, promote individual wellbeing, and foster a commitment to lead and serve the community.  Group fitness classes, intramural sports, comprehensive outdoor experience activities and intercollegiate athletics as well as cardio and fitness equipments are example of programs and facilities available to interested students.