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Student Health Center

Student Health Center #

Mesa College's team of nurse practitioners, physicians, and counselors will work closely with you to provide the high quality services and care you need to maintain your health. With many services covered by the Student Health Fee that you pay as part of your enrollment, we strive to make care accessible at little to no cost to you.

Students who are enrolled in a for credit class at Mesa may receive services at Student Health.
  • Students in a non-credit class are not eligible.
  • Continuing Education students are not eligible even if they attend on the Mesa Campus.
  • SDCCD students who are enrolled in a for-credit class at Mesa, City or Miramar can go to any Student Health office.

Make an Appointment #

To schedule an appointment to meet with a nurse practitioner, physician, or counselor, you may either call 619-388-2774 or visit Student Health Services in person in I4-209. Please be prepared to discuss your health concerns so we can find the appropriate provider for your visit. If you can no longer make your appointment, please call us at least 24 hours ahead of your scheduled appointment time to cancel or reschedule. There is a late cancellation/no show fee of $5.00 for all appointment services.

Should you need access to quick health support with a short-term illness or other ailment, nurse practitioners are available by appointment, if you are in need of urgent services walk-ins are sometimes accepted on a case by case basis. If it is a medical emergency call 911.

Crisis Support #

Crisis counseling is available in the Health Center located in I4-209:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm

You may either stop by the Center during these windows or make an appointment to speak with a therapist. If you are unable to visit the Health Center, please access a community crisis line at 1-888-724-7240.
Find additional and specific crisis support

Counseling and Mental Health Services #

We offer free, short-term counseling services to help you manage stress, anxiety, depression, life-changes, behavioral conditions, relationship struggles, questions about identity, and more! Whatever you are experiencing, we hope you'll speak to one of the Health Center's personal counselors. You may also consider joining a group session or activity to find community and stay on top of your mental health.

Learn more about mental health services and programs at Mesa College

Services Costs #

The below services are payable with cash only at the time of the service. To inquire about the price of a particular service, contact Student Health Services at 619-388-2774. Please note, there is a late cancellation/no show fee of $5.00 for all appointment services.

Lab Draws and Cholesterol Testing #

For health classes that require cholesterol (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol) testing or your other testing needs, you may make an appointment to have your blood drawn at the Health Center on Fridays from 9:00-11:00 am. Please do not consume food or drinks (only water) for at least 10-12 hours before the test, and be sure to drink plenty of water the morning of your appointment. If you are unable to come at this time, you may pay $6.00 and have your blood drawn at a nearby drawing station.

Electrocardiogram (ECG) #

Student Health Services offers electrocardiogram (ECG) testing that can be used to check your heart's rhythm and electrical activity. Evaluate your heart beat, check for signs of heart disease, and stay on top of your heart health!

Illnesses and Injuries #

Some of the illnesses we treat include but are not limited to:

Common cold and flu
Allergic reactions
STDs
Urinary tract infection
Rashes
Injuries, joint pain
Cough
Nausea / vomiting / diarrhea
Sore throat
Birth control needs
Pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma
Headaches / migraines
Wart removal

Immunizations #

We offer the following immunizations and vaccines at no or low costs.

Flu Shot

We offer free flu shots during Flu Season! Call the Center for more information.

Hepatitis A

Series: 2 shots
(if not provided during childhood)

Hepatitis B

Series: 3 shots

Tuberculosis

TB tests are offered:
Mon and Tues 8:00-11:00am, 1:00-4:00pm
Fee: $12 (cash only)
You must return in 48 hours to have the test read and form signed.

Pap Test #

Getting Pap Tests (Pap smears) helps with your cervical health and identifying cancers and precancers in the cervix. The test also includes STI screenings for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia.

Physical Exams #

Make an appointment to have your physical exam done at the Health Center. Please bring all forms and immunization information with you, including notation from your private physician if you have a chronic medical condition, workman's Compensation case, or ongoing disability issues that you are being properly treated.

Pregnancy Testing #

Pregnancy tests are available to students for $10 cash only. An appointment with a Nurse Practitioner is required.

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