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Cowell Center

Health and Counseling Services

(408) 554-4501

Cowell Center

COVID-19 Health Advisory Alerts & FALL 2021 UPDATES

Santa Clara University announced on July 27, 2021 that all students are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 for fall 2021. For the latest campus-wide information, please visit Prepared SCU and read the latest campus messages.

Cowell Center Updates
Due to COVID-19, outside of a critical need to meet with a student in-person as determined by one of the Center's practitioners, Student Health Services (SHS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be offered through telemedicine and telepsychology HIPAA Compliant Zoom or by telephone to registered SCU students. Please review this resource: Telehealth Visit FAQ for information on state licensing and telehealth tips.


    Virtual Well-Being Resources

    Looking for virtual counseling, medicine, or other resources?  Find the Virtual Resources PDF here.

The Cowell Center offers a full range of medical and psychological services. Medical services include primary and specialty care, health promotion and disease prevention. Psychological Services include psychiatry, medication management, individual therapy, and group therapy.

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We offer appointments for health and counseling services.
Find a time that fits your schedule.

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Insurance Information

Health insurance is required for all degree-seeking students enrolled at least half-time.

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Crisis Services

Because a personal crisis can occur at any time, we offer hourly crisis appointments.


    SCU Bootcamp: MY SELF CARE

    Join the next 30-day Bootcamp.  Space is limited; register by April 19, 2021, so you don't miss out on getting:

    • Morning wake-up calls

    • Time and schedule management 

    • Study buddy or tutoring services

    • Fitness support to build strong mental health

    • Peer (emotional) support group

    • AND MORE!  For more information

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Ask a question. Save a life.

For QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training, please contact

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Check out our new online mental health referral system through Thriving Campus. You can look for local mental health providers who want to work with college students!  Continue to check back frequently as new providers are added daily! If you have any questions or would like more information on how to sign up as a provider please contact Jessica Johns at the Cowell Center for more information.

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