The San José/Evergreen Community College District provides access to a medical provider (Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), mental health counselor, nurses, and other health care providers. The Health Services fee is assessed to cover the cost of the basic program which may include physicals, health information, health and personal counseling, short-term adjustment counseling, family planning, TB skin tests, and immunizations. Pregnancy tests, STD testing, pap smears, laboratory services, and other medical care are available for a no/low cost fee. First aid is also offered to students during Student Health Services office hours.
Not included in the Health Fee are X-rays, hospitalization, ambulance, pharmacy services, off-campus care, family coverage or on-going medical care. These are the responsibility of the student and not included in the basic Health Services fee.
Financial and Legal Limitations
Although the College provides health services for enrolled students, it is in no way financially responsible for the total medical care of the student nor is it legally liable for accidents occurring on campus. Nor is the health services intended to replace comprehensive health care provided by student’s primary care physician.
Illness or accidents incurred on campus should be reported immediately to the witnessing college official or Campus Police. Students with serious chronic health problems are advised to inform Student Health Services so that in case of an emergency, the best possible medical care can be administered.
Health Services supports the civil rights of all students by providing access to health professionals. The provision of services is provided to all students of SJCC without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex or disability.
Health Services includes, but are not limited to, birth control counseling, pregnancy tests, and referrals to prenatal care, adoption services and termination of pregnancy. Pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, and childbirth are considered temporary disabilities. Health Services supports students’ participation in any Career Technical Education Program.
Health Services provides memorandum excuses/ instructions for Students based on medical triaging for contagious disease or temporary disability, including on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, termination of pregnancy or recovery. This memorandum may include:
- Time off to access services
- No/limited/ may resume participation excuse
- Excuse from class, excuse tardiness
SJCC Health Services ensures the privacy and security of all health information. All services are confidential as defined by the Federal regulations Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ACT (HIPAA).
The Student Health Services Office is located in the Student Center, Room 109.
Clinic hours may vary month to month.
Please check on the
- Health Services, Website - http://www.sjcc.edu/current-students/on-campus-resources/student-health-services
- Rm 109 posting on outside clinic wall
- Information desk in Student Center
Health Services is closed on Fridays, summer and intersession.
For more information on community links, click on the Services button and choose the Health Services page at http://www.sjcc.edu/current-students/on-campus-resources/student-health-services.