Health and Wellness

Health and Personal Wellness

Crisis Intervention

If you feel that your life is falling apart and are depressed, we encourage you to come visit us in Counseling Services. Someone is on duty all day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week (408-924-5910). For after-hours emergencies, please call the University Police (408-924-2222), or 911 if you are off campus. Otherwise, please call Santa Clara County Suicide & Crisis Line at 1-855-278-4204 (Toll-free, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Accessible Education Center (AEC)

The AEC provides high quality retention and academic support services for students with disabilities.

Insurance: Medical, Dental and Optical

The A.S. General Service Center has information and applications for a dental and optical plan available to SJSU students and their dependents.

Legal Counseling

Have a legal problem? Sign up for free legal counseling in the A.S. General Service Center. A $10.00 deposit is required when booking an appointment, but is fully refundable after your 15-minute session.

Student Health Center

A healthy mind, body, and spirit are vitally important to your learning process. Whether you're experiencing a simple cold, need to fill a prescription or would like tips on nutrition, the health center is ready to help and is conveniently located on campus in the Health Building near the Event Center. The center also provides wellness information for the SJSU community.

Personal Counseling for Individuals, Groups and Couples

Counseling Services offers free short-term psychological counseling to individuals and couples who are enrolled San José State University students.

Wellness & Health Promotion

Be part of a healthy community where your physical, emotional, mental and social well-being reaches a balance. Find how Wellness Education can help you flourish in your educational journey and how to help others.

Through our Professional Health Education Team and our 60 Peer Health Educators, you can receive counseling and/or resources on a number of topics including: Sexual health, nutrition and body image, alcohol consumption, smoking cessation, stress management, drug health risks, and much more. Our goal is to help you flourish!

Alcohol—Personalized Assessment

Violence Prevention Resources

Sexual Health Appointments and Resources (visit the Condom Co-op for free supplies)

Tobacco Cessation Appointment

Get Involved in Health Education

Students, staff, and faculty are all invited to join others at SJSU who are committed to creating a healthy community! Stop by our tables around campus, join a wellness committee, or attend one of the many workshops or events we put on each year.

Students: Become a Peer Health Educator or Nutrition Education Action Team member! These two leadership programs provide interested students with the opportunity for in-depth training on health topics, workshop facilitation, peer advising, and much more.

Faculty: We can partner with you to deliver a workshop to your class. Contact us at 408-924-6202