As a registered student at CSUSM, you are automatically eligible for health care at the Student Health & Counseling Services. Your University tuition includes a mandatory student health fee of $75 per semester that provides students access to Student Health and $83 for Counseling Services throughout the academic semester.
Eligibility for service for any semester starts with the first day of the preceding break period and lasts until the first day of classes of the next semester. All currently enrolled Cal State San Marcos students can use SHCS. There are no co-payments to see a counselor or medical provider.
Basic visits to the clinic are free to all regularly enrolled students. Minimal charges
are assessed for certain services such as physical examinations. Some laboratory tests,
all pharmacy items and some off-site radiology services are available to the student
at a reduced cost.Payment is due the day services are rendered. SHCS does not bill
insurance companies or individual patients.
The mandatory student health fee is not a supplemental insurance plan nor does it include supplemental medical coverage. SHCS recommends students purchase supplemental insurance.
Here is a summary of what this fee provides: