Who can use the Health Center services?
services may be utilized by all registered Cypress College
students currently enrolled and attending classes, as well as faculty and staff. Students are no longer eligible to use the Health Center if all classes are dropped regardless of whether the Health Fee has been refunded. Because the Health Center
is a student service, there is a $15.00 office visit and $10.00 meds fee charge to all faculty and staff seen at the health center.
Do I need an appointment?
Appointments are preferred, and are required for annual examinations such as pap tests, athletic physical examinations, health programs, and college transfer physicals.
What is the cost to use the Health Center?
Health Center visits are free to all registered students. There is a nominal fee for birth control meds and condoms. There is a $15.00 office visit fee and $10.00 meds fee for faculty and staff.
Does the Health Center provide health insurance?
The Health Center
does not provide health insurance. However, we have information available upon request on various types of student health and dental plans.
I have no health insurance. Where can I go if I am sick?
If your needs are not able to be met through the Health Center
, the staff can provide information about appropriate referrals.
Do you provide birth control, or test for pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted disease at the Health Center?
Pregnancy testing is available at no charge. We also provide STD/HIV testing. Providers will screen for STD testing eligibility. Condoms, birth control pills and Emergency Contraception pills are also available through the Health Center
Can I get prescriptions at the Health Center?
We provide medications as needed, but do not fill prescriptions from outside providers. Medications such as antibiotics and over the counter medications are dispensed through the health Center at no charge.
Can I get an absence note from the Health Center?
The Health Center will
provide an absence note if you were seen by the health center staff. However, it is your responsibility to contact the instructor if you are going to miss a class.
What kind of health information is available in the Health Center? (Pamphlets, etc.)
The Health Center
has information on various health problems and topics. You can also look up information through "Health Resources."