If emergency medical care is needed, call 911 or go to the nearest ER of the nearest hospital. Please note that CSUSM including SHCS is CLOSED on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th, 2023 in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. We will re-open on Monday, November 27th.
Welcome to Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS), we acknowledge that wellness is essential to academic success. We are committed to recognizing the health needs of our diverse student population and promoting the social, emotional, and physical well being of our students so that they may achieve their academic goals.
At SHCS, we embrace a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering primary care, preventive services, wellness education, and mental health services to the CSUSM students. SHCS offers quality healthcare provided by a multidisciplinary team of medical and mental health professionals and support staff who are trained to assist students with their health and wellness related needs.
“To enhance physical and psychological well-being of CSUSM students by providing medical, counseling, outreach, consultation, and advocacy services using a holistic, compassionate, and culturally sensitive approach that give students the tools for academic success and leading healthy, empowered lives.”
As part of the Cougar Family, SHCS hopes that you will be thriving as a student while
pursing your academic dream at CSUSM. Please take advantage of all the wonderful resources
the campus has to offer. If you are experiencing financial hardship and need support
for your wellness, medical and mental health care, visit our Health Assistance Fund page to see if you are eligible.
To schedule an appointment, please call us at 760-750-4915. If you're looking for forms such as release of medical records , please visit our patient forms page.
Opioid Overdose Treatment
Narcan (Naloxone) is the antidode that reverses opioid overdoses. It is available at SHCS at no charge to students. Students must complete the Narcan Request form and learn how to administer naloxone to pick a box up at SHCS.
For the safety and protection of your children and their health, we kindly request that other childcare arrangements are made for your appointment time. SHCS is accrediated by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC)