Medical Concerns

Skipping an urgent medical or dental appointment because a lack of resources or insurance can lead to an unhealthy situation. Unexpected medical bills can seriously impact a student's monthly budget.

A new graduate student who had dental work found out he owed more to the dentist's office due to a miscommunication about his dental insurance coverage. Worried about having enough money for rent and food, he met with SJSU Cares' case manager. Together they made sure that he was accessing every available financial aid opportunity. They also identified additional food resources the student could use, and a local non-profit the student could contact for help responding to his remaining debt.

Tell us a little about your situation; we'll review this and discuss with you about next steps, eligibility, and possible campus and community resources.



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