Student Health Center

An Important Notice About Our Services

To support physical distancing and reduce potential exposure to students and staff during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Student Health Center (SHC) hours and on-site operations are temporarily modified. 

Telehealth Services

The SHC is now offering telehealth services. Telehealth allows students to have access to remote assessment, advice, and treatment by a medical provider; counseling services by a Counseling and Psychological Services counselor; and psychiatric care.

Telehealth is provided in addition to on-site services Monday-Thursday. Only telehealth is provided on Fridays when the SHC facility is closed and on-site services are not available.

Monday-Thursday: On-site and Telehealth Services

Service Hours

  • 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

How to Obtain Services

  • To access on-site or telehealth services, please call (323) 343-3300 prior to visiting the SHC. To protect you and health center staff, the SHC will determine if an in-person visit is necessary. On-site laboratory, pharmacy, and X-ray services are available Monday-Thursday.

Friday: Telehealth Services Only

Only telehealth is provided on Fridays when the SHC facility is closed and on-site services are not available. On-site laboratory, pharmacy, and X-ray services are not available on Fridays.

Service Hours

  • 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

How to Obtain Services

  • Please call (323) 343-3300. Follow the prompts and leave a message with a call-back number.
    • A nurse checks messages regularly during service hours and returns calls.
    • If needed, students will be connected with a medical provider, counselor, or psychiatrist.

Physical Exam, Laboratory, Pharmacy and X-ray Services

If students require an urgent physical exam, lab test or x-ray, they will be referred to a local health care facility. Please note that all charges associated with outside health care are the students’ responsibility.

For non-urgent medical issues, students will be advised to obtain services at the SHC during its on-site hours, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


If necessary, prescriptions may be called in to local retail pharmacies by the on-duty medical provider or psychiatrist. Please note that all charges associated with filling outside prescriptions are the students’ responsibility.

Augmented Services are Temporarily Unavailable

The following augmented services are not available:

  • Chiropractic Clinic
  • Dental Clinic
  • Massage Therapy
  • Optometry Clinic

Student Health Center Patient Portal

Eligible students can use the Student Health Center (SHC) Patient Portal to confidentially:

  • Update emergency contacts
  • Select preferred communication methods
  • Schedule certain appointments
  • Exchange non-urgent secure messages with nurses
  • Request SHC prescription refills
  • Upload, review and print immunization records


Our Mission

The Student Health Center provides high-quality, affordable health care and health education for the students of Cal State LA to preserve and enhance their potential for academic success and personal development. It also seeks to serve as the primary health resource for the University and health advocate for the campus community.

Our Services Include

  • Chiropractic clinic
  • Counseling and psychological services
  • CPR training
  • Dental clinic
  • Family planning and emergency contraception
  • Health promotion and education
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory, pharmacy and x-ray
  • Massage therapy
  • Nutrition clinic
  • Optometry clinic
  • Psychiatric services
  • Tuberculosis screening and counseling
  • Victim assistance


Main walkway between the Career Development Center and the Wallis Annenberg Integrated Sciences Complex.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Fridays: Telehealth only


Appointments, screening and Information: 323.343.3300

The Student Health Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

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