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California State University, Long Beach
2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Campus Services

Student Health Services (SHS)

This service provides medical services, preventive health and health education program. All regularly enrolled CSULB students who have registered for the current semester and have paid the $45.00 mandatory health fee are eligible for services. Services also are available for students taking classes through College of Continuing and Professional Education for $15.00 per visit (while classes are in session), and for students on educational leave for a non-refundable $45 fee. Most medical services are covered under the basic service fee, with the exception of pharmacy, external labs and x-ray copies.

An array of health education services, alcohol and drug abuse prevention workshops, nutrition counseling, HIV testing/counseling and sexual health awareness workshops are offered at SHS. For information, call (562) 985-4771, visit or go to the Student Health Center on the corner of Beach Drive and Merriam Way.

Note: A medical emergency arising on campus should be directed to University Police by dialing 9-1-1.

Immunization Requirement Clearance

Entering CSU students are required to present proof of MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) and Hepatitis B before the beginning of their first term. (Refer to Admission to the University, Immunization Requirements section of this catalog.) Clearance is obtained at Student Health Services by showing proof of immunity using medical records or by receiving immunizations (available at SHS). Medical and religious exemptions are available. For information and hours of operation, call the SHS Immunization Hotline at (562) 985-5411 or go to

Medical Insurance

Medical insurance is strongly recommended. A low-cost individual health insurance plan is available to CSULB students through the Associated Students, Inc. For details about the plan, contact the ASI Business Office at (562) 985-4994 or go to their site.

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Campus Services