WellBeingU is a nationally recognized model for improving the inner and physical well-being of students by providing vital behavioral health services, resources, and basic needs. 

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

During these uncertain times, it is normal to experience stress and a fear of the unknown. Learn about resources that can help provide financial support, emergency housing, mental health services, and more as you continue to progress toward your degree.

University Resources

Basic Needs

Cal State LA is committed to providing assistance to students to help with remote learning, emergency housing, financial support, mental health services, and more. Our goal is for you to receive the services you need to continue to progress toward your degree.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • Find information about CAPS counseling, support groups, and referral services during physical distancing.
  • Let's Talk is a drop-in service where currently enrolled students can have a brief informal consultation with a counselor once or twice per term. Let’s Talk is for consultation about a specific problem. Whether it’s anxiety, sadness, or relationship problems, sharing your concerns can be helpful. A counselor will listen and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources.

Mental Health Emergencies and After-Hours Crises

Managing Stress During COVID-19

Student Health Tips


Students share information about how to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Well-Being Classrooms

The new Well-Being Classrooms in Salazar Hall offer space for classes to meet that integrates well-being into the learning environment. The rooms feature a living moss wall, comfortable seating, specialized lighting and air systems, and ample natural light.


Father Boyle speaking


Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J. shared a message of compassion and kinship during a webinar that marked Cal State LA’s first WellBeingU Speaker Series event of the academic year.

Providing Basic Needs

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Food Distributions

Our food distribution events have provided groceries and meals to thousands of families in our communities that have been impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis.

We Care, I Care, Let's Talk button

Mental Health First Aid

More than 700 faculty, staff and students have been certified in Mental Health First Aid, learning skills necessary to identify and assist those in need of mental health resources.

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Laptop and Hotspot Loans

Cal State LA has purchased thousands of laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots to help students with their classwork during the pandemic. The loans are being distributed during safe drive-thru events.

Relaxation Exercise

Take a moment of your day for relaxation and calm with this short breathing exercise.
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