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Health Insurance

Basic visits to the clinic are free to all regularly enrolled Cal State San Marcos students. Basic visits include the majority of needs, such as colds, flu, sore throats, sexually transmitted disease testing, counseling, and routine lab work. PAP smears, travel vaccines, psychiatry services and non-routine lab tests require a small fee.  

You do not need health insurance to utilize Student Health and Counseling Services. However, supplemental health insurance is strongly recommended.

Extended student health insurance for international students/ALCI (non US Citizens) is offered by CSU Health Link. The plan covers medical needs beyond the scope of services provided by Student Health and Counseling Services. Services beyond SHCS scope of care includes: referrals to a specialist, visits to the emergency room or urgent care centers. Enroll online at CSU Health Link. We strongly urge you to maintain health insurance.

For more information, call CSU Health Link at 1-800-853-5899

For information regarding Affordable Health Insurance | Covered California, please visit

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Student Health & Counseling Services

333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Phone: (760) 750-4915
Fax: (760) 750-3181