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"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver"

Student Health Services (SHS)

Student Health Services is offering telemedicine services as an alternative to traditional in person medical appointments during this period of community transmission of the COVID-19 virus in Santa Clara County. 

Telemedicine services are currently being offered to enrolled Santa Clara University students residing in the state of California. These services are being offered to improve access to care and to preserve the continuity of care. 

To make an appointment, please call the Cowell Center at (408) 554-4501.  


Student Health Services Mission Statement

"Student Health Services seeks to participate in and support the vision of the University to make student learning its central focus. The health services is committed to delivering quality health care to students and helping to preserve their ability to function at their full potential."

The Cowell Center Student Health Services is applying for accreditation through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. We are staffed by licensed and/or board-certified nurse practitioners, a physician, a physician assistant, a dietitian and nurses who will address your needs in a sensitive, compassionate and confidential manner.

The campus physician, nurse practitioners, and physician assistant see students by appointment and will see walk-in students with urgent needs. 

The nursing staff is available during all open hours to assist students with less urgent health care concerns. In addition to our regular staff, we offer appointments with specialists including a physical therapist assistant and a registered dietitian.

After Business Hours

  • Contact Nurse Advice Line for medical advice and/or inquiries here


The Student Health Services is closed during summer and all University holidays.