* * Student Health & Counseling CLOSED on Monday 5/27/13 * *
The mission of SHCS is to enhance students’ educational experience by addressing health-related barriers to learning, enabling students to make informed health decisions, and promoting the seven dimensions of wellness – Intellectual, Emotional, Environmental, Physical, Career/ Financial, Spiritual, and Socio-Cultural.
Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventive services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health services to the Sacramento State campus community.
SHCS offers quality healthcare provided by a multidisciplinary team of medical and mental health professionals dedicated to making healthcare accessible and affordable for students through ethically sound practice, confidentiality and integrity. SHCS is committed to quality care and service delivery and is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and IACS:
- Acute illness & injury care (non-work related)
- After Hours Nurse Advice
- Birth control methods/supplies
- Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Health & Wellness Promotion
- Men’s Health
- Pregnancy testing with counseling
- STD/STI Testing & Treatment
- Vision Care Center
- Well Woman exams
- X-Ray and Lab Services
Sacramento State SHCS Vision
The vision of Student Health & Counseling Services is to nurture the development of a student community that is flourishing intellectually, physically, and psychologically – empowered by the acquisition of knowledge, skills and healthy lifestyles.
Sacramento State SHCS Core Values
Appointment SchedulingAppointments can be scheduled online for the following types of visits:
- Primary Care Visits (new & existing problem, other medical concerns)
- Women's Health exams (includes Pap smear, STI testing, breast and limited physical exam)
- Repeat Pap Smear & follow up
- UTI (burning/pain/frequency with urination)
- Sexual Health (birth control, morning after pill, pregnancy testing, STD/STI testing)
- PPD/TB Skin Test * TB Vaccine Shortage - Currently Unavailable *
To make an appointment for these visits please logon to the Patient Web Portal.
Important: If you think you have medical or psychiatric emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this Web site. Learn more about what a medical or psychiatric emergency is.
If you have an urgent symptom, please call Student Health Services at 916.278.6461.
|Day of Week||Hours|
|Monday - Thursday||8:00 am - 6:00 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am - 4:30 pm|
SUMMER ADJUSTED HOURS
|Monday - Thursday||7:30 am - 4:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 3:30 pm|
INTERSESSION: 1/2/13 - 1/25/13
|Monday - Thursday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Friday||9:00 am - 4:30 pm|
If you have a life threatening emergency, dial 9-1-1
Cost & Eligibility
All currently enrolled students who pay health fees are eligible to access services. Some fees do apply to specialty services, procedures, vaccines and supplies. Any services received off campus are the financial responsibility of the student. Associated Students Inc. offers health insurance to students, for more information visit www.csuhealthlink.com or call 1-800-853-5899.
The CSU system requires new and readmitted students born on or after January 1, 1957 to present proof of immunity to measles and rubella, or be immunized. Students under the age of 18 also need to show proof of immunity to the Hepatitis B virus, prior to their second semester at Sac State.
Mail or fax a copy of your immunization record. Mail to:
California State University, Sacramento
Student Health Services - Immunizations
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6045
Fax a copy to 916.278.7359
Immunization hours subject to change due to holidays. Please call Student Health Services at 278-6461 for further information.
Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
SHAC is a student-based organization that advices the Vice President of Student Affairs and the Executive Director of Student Health & Counseling Services on issues from a student’s perspective; covering such topics as accessibility, hours of operation, scope of services, student fees, quality of care and satisfaction. For more information, check out SHAC’s Facebook page or e-mail SHAC at email@example.com.
Tell Us About Us? (Student Feedback)
Comments about your experience at Student Health Services are always welcome. All comments are confidential and are sent to the Director of Student Health Services. Fill out a Tell Us About Us
The Student Health Advisory Committee invites you to view The WELL
To access Self-Care via the Hornet MD Smartphone Application go to: www.csus.edu/hornetmd
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