Our Services

Cal State LA students enrolled in a degree-seeking program and certain specialty programs have access to Student Health Center (SHC) services (refer to Eligibility for details). Most basic services are available at no out-of-pocket cost, some basic services and specialty services are offered at a reasonable cost. Service fees may be paid via cash, check or online payment.

Remote & In-Person Support

Our services are currently available through in-person and telehealth appointments.

CONTACT: 323-343-3300

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. & Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Closed on weekends and University holidays. Hours may vary during semester breaks and intersessions.

LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS: Interpretive services are available to assist students with limited or no English proficiency.

Basic Services

  • Basic outpatient care, including illness and injury screening, diagnostic and/or treatment services
  • Family planning services
  • First aid
  • Preventive medicine
  • Referrals to off-campus healthcare providers and hospitals
  • Reproductive and sexual health care
  • Select physical exams (e.g., athletic, pre-employment, program-based)

The Health Promotion and Education Center offers inclusive, evidence-based health and wellness programs covering a range of collegiate health topics. 

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A variety of immunizations are available at reasonable cost, including:

Available Immunizations and Fees*
Immunization Cost per Dose
Gardasil-9 (HPV | Series of 3 injections) $250
Hepatis A (Series of 2 injections) $65 
Hepatitis B (Series of 3 injections) $45
Menveo (Meningococcal) $115
M-M-R II (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) $85
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis | Injury related) $0
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis | Booster, non-injury related) $45
Typhim Vi (Typhoid Vi) $115
Varivax (Varicella/Chicken Pox | Series of 2 injections) $160

*Note: Fees are subject to change.

Lab tests are performed to support clinical care and treatment. Certain lab tests are available at no cost (e.g., urine pregnancy tests). Other tests are available for reasonable fees (e.g., chem panel, HIV and STD testing). Below is a sample of commonly ordered lab tests.

 

Free of Cost Lab Tests

CBC w/ Differential
Urinalysis with Reflex to Microscopy
Glucose (In-house test)
H. Pylori (In-house test)
Mono Screen (In-house test)
Pregnancy Test, Urine (In-house test)
Strep A Screen (In-house test)
Urinalysis (In-house test)

 

Lab Tests with Fees

Fee*

Blood/Rh Type $6
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel $3
Chlamydia/Gonorrhoeae, Probe/Urine $40
Hemoglobin A1C $5
HIV 1/2 Antigen & Antibody $10
Iron Total $8
Lipid Panel $8
QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus $48
RPR w/Reflex Titer $4
Sickle Cell $6
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone $6
Vitamin D $15

*Fees are subject to change

    The Student Health Center pharmacy offers medications for reasonable fees, including:

    • Over-the-counter medications (e.g., allergy and cold medications, vitamins)
    • Prescription medications

    Medications available through the Pharmacy include:

    Example Medications and Pharmacy Fees*
    Over-the-Counter Medications/Tests Prescription Medications
    Daytime Cold and Flu ($2.09) Amoxicillin 500mg, 20 capsules ($3)
    Econtra Emergency Contraception ($30) Bactrim DS, 6 tablets ($3)
    Ibuprofen 200mg 24 tablets ($1.08) Cephalexin 500mg, 20 capsules ($3)
    Loratadine 10mg, 30 tablets ($1.85) Fluconazole 150mg 1 tablet ($3)
    Pregnancy Test ($2.42) Triamicinolone 0.1% cream 15mg ($3)

    *Note: Fees are subject to change.

    No-cost X-rays include:

    • Basic diagnostic X-rays
    • Chest X-rays to identify tuberculosis

    Mental Health

    Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides confidential and non-judgmental help with your personal growth and psychological wellness.

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    Reproductive & Sexual Health

    • Barrier and hormonal contraceptives
    • Birth control pills
    • Condoms
      • External/male condoms
      • Internal/female condoms
    • Depo-Provera
    • NuvaRing
    • Spermicides (available upon request)
    • Emergency contraception
      • Ella
      • Plan B

    • Family planning and contraception counseling and education
    • Cervical cancer screening
    • Contraceptive evaluation
    • Pregnancy testing
    • Pregnancy options counseling and education

    Family Planning Access Care Treatment (Family PACT) is a State of California program that offers no-cost family planning and related services, including free contraceptive methods, emergency contraception, and STI testing.

    The Student Health Center is a Family PACT participant and offers:

    • Family PACT application and client eligibility certification
    • No-cost birth control methods, family planning, and related services (for Family PACT-eligible students)

    Note: Family PACT is an optional program. Students who are not in the Family PACT program receive family planning, birth control methods, and related services for reasonable fees (if applicable).

    To find a participating provider near you, use the Family PACT Provider Search Tool.

    See if You're Eligible

    • Breast exams
    • Cancer screening
    • Counseling and education
    • HIV testing
    • Medication abortion
    • Pelvic exams
    • Referral services
    • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
    • Testicular exams
    • Wellness visits and exams

    Specialty Services

    Chiropractic care is provided by Los Angeles College of Chiropractic interns, supervised by a licensed chiropractor. The clinic offers:

    • Spinal adjustments
    • Treatment of low back and neck problems
    • Exercises for posture, movement, flexibility, endurance, strength, balance, and coordination

    The clinic’s certified massage therapist offers:

    • Half-hour and hour-long acupressure
    • Zen Shiatsu and Jin Shin Jyutsu massage sessions
    • Sessions for employees

    Licensed optometrists offer:

    • Complete refraction
    • Glaucoma screening
    • Eye health evaluation
    • Single vision and bifocal lenses
    • Frames
    • Standard and disposable contact lenses

    Peace Over Violence provides support to students who have experienced or been impacted by sexual violence and or domestic violence (for example, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, etc.).

    The Campus Advocate provides confidential on-campus support to students. Visit Meet with an Advocate for details.

    (Temporarily unavailable)

    The clinic’s licensed dentist offers:

    • Consultations
    • Dental x-rays
    • Limited cavity treatment and fillings
    • Oral examinations
    • Teeth cleaning
    • Written evaluations
    • Referral services

    (Temporarily unavailable)

    Basic psychiatric care is available by referral from a Student Health Center CAPS or medical provider. Psychiatric services include:

    • Psychiatric evaluations and therapy
    • Medication management
    • Referral services