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Health Services

Find student health resources available on campus, from physical wellness to psychological and emotional support services, to prevention programs.

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Counseling & Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) helps student negotiate the variety of experiences typical to both undergraduate and graduate life. The staff is made up of doctoral-level psychologists and supervised pre- and post-doctoral psychology interns.

CAPS provides individual, group, couples, and family psychotherapy to registered undergraduate and graduate students, including students of the Medical School and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Services are free of charge to currently enrolled students who have paid their registration fees.

CAPS's central office is located in Galbraith Hall 190 (map); offices are also located at each of the seven colleges.


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Student Health Services

Student Health Services provides quality primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray.

SHS has primary care physicians who are board certified in family medicine or internal medicine. Some physicians also have additional training and expertise in gynecology, sports medicine, rheumatology, urgent care, and mental/ behavioral health.

Student Health Services is located on Library Walk, west of the Price Center, south of Geisel Library (map).


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Health Promotion Services

Health Promotion Services promotes policies and activities that enhance personal health and contribute to a healthy campus community. HPS supports all students in establishing and maintaining behaviors that contribute to your health now, and in the future.

The Zone is a lounge for student well-being designed to promote healthy, balanced living. The Zone's free programs include yoga classes, fitness assessments, meditation, therapy dogs de-stress events, healthy cooking demos, craft workshops and more. It's also a space to relax, hang out, study, de-stress with a cup of tea, or take a nap on giant bean bags!

The Zone is located in Price Center Plaza, on the ground floor next to Jamba Juice (map).

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