Students who are currently enrolled and attending classes in the San Diego Community College District are eligible to receive services from the Student Health Clinic. Many basic Primary Care services are available on-campus in our convenient and cost-effective clinic including:
- Free nurse (RN) visits
- Free Physician (MD) and Nurse Practitioner appointments
- Weight/blood pressure and vision screenings
- Tuberculosis (TB) screening and testing (see below)
- Pregnancy testing (see below)
- Lab tests
- Physical exams and sports physicals
- X-ray orders
- Basic first aid
- Limited immunizations
- Over-the-counter medications
- Preventive health care and counseling
Students with serious or complicated medical conditions may be referred to a health care provider or facility in the community when necessary. Services are only available during regular clinic hours. The clinic is closed for all district holidays and recesses.
Fees are charged for some services that are not covered by the Student Health fee, including, but not limited to:
- Pap testing (includes gonorrhea and chlamydia screening)
- TB skin tests (see below)
- Laboratory tests
- Prescribed medications
We offer free consultations for immunizations, and some immunizations are available at the Student Health Clinic. An appointment is not required for these services:
- TB screening and testing
- Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis)
- Flu Shots (influenza)
The Student Health Clinic offers tuberculosis screenings. Walk-ins are welcome.
Free for Students and Faculty/Staff
Quantiferon blood test - lab order
Hours for TB test administration:
Monday & Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
No testing on Thursdays
* TB skin testing services may also be available at community health centers, walk-in clinics, and some pharmacies.
Birth Control & Emergency Contraception
Birth Contol Services Available at the Student Health Clinic:
- Counseling, written info, & referrals for all types of birth control methods.
- Prescriptions for birth control pills.
- Emergency Contraception/"Plan B" is available at the Student Healh Clinic for a small
- Taken to prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sex, or after a slipped or broken condom.
- Emergency contraception pills should be taken as soon as possible within 5 days of unprotected sexual intercourse....the sooner the better.
Other Contraception Resources:
Family Pact: Comprehensive family planning services for low income men and women.
Pregnancy Testing & Pregnancy
- Urine pregnancy tests $2.00 available at the Student Health Clinic
- accurate 2-3 days before your next expected period.
- First morning urine is ideal and preferred.