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If you need emergency medical care please call


or go to the nearest emergency room


Are you or somebody you care for in crisis?

If you or somebody you know is in crisis and needs immediate help please call the

Crisis & Suicide Intervention HELPLine


This is Riverside County’s Crisis hotline that is staffed with experience counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

National Suicide Prevention Hotline


No matter what problems you are dealing with, they want to help you find a reason to keep living.

If you would prefer to chat online check out their website and click on the link “Click to Chat” on the right hand side. The link for their website is below:


They also have a national Disaster Distress Hotline if you are feeling anxious about recent events of mass violence.

Disaster Distress Hotline



Fall Semester 2016 Hours

Palm Desert Campus

Monday - Thursday: 8 - 4:30PM

Friday: 9-12PM 

 Contact: 760-776-7211 

Note: TB testing is offered Mondays and Tuesdays ONLY at the Palm Desert campus.
Results are read 48 hours later


Student Health Services are available to support registered students in achieving their educational goals by maintaining optimum physical, mental and emotional health. The clinic is staffed with licensed professional nurses,  mental health professionals and a physician for the treatment and evaluation of minor, temporary physical and emotional conditions that require short term care. The physician is available a few hours a week, by appointment only, for the treatment of temporary illnesses. All services are free unless otherwise specified. 

Services covered by your student health fee are:

  • health evaluations (including pregnancy, sore throat, urine and blood glucose tests)
  • first aid
  • health education and consultation
  • referrals
  • vision screening
  • process all COD student accident insurance claims
  • tuberculosis screening (TB Test)
  • mental health services
  • low cost flu vaccine
  • low cost titers for students in various health majors