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Center for Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)
Welcome to the Center for Student Health and Counseling. We are a community-based health care organization that provides high quality, accessible mental health, physical health, dental services, and testing services targeted to the needs of the PSU student population.

SHAC will be closed Friday, July 3. For medical attention during a SHAC closure, please go the nearest Urgent Care or call the nurse advice line (800.319.8245). If you are experiencing a mental health emergency please call the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503.988.4888.


MEDICAL: Students should call the main line at 503.725.2800 or come in during business hours. Advance appointments are typically required, however SHAC reserves same day appointments for urgent matters.

DENTAL: Call 503.725.2611.

COUNSELING: Students may come during Walk-In Hours. Crisis counseling is available any time during SHAC business hours.

TESTING: Call 503.725.5301 or visit the Testing Services website.

MIND SPA: Visit Mind Spa webpage.


The Summer term 2015 waiver is now open through Sunday, July 5. If you had coverage during Spring term 2015 you get summer coverage for free.

The Fall Term waiver will open July 8th and stay open through October 11th. Remember, all 2014-15 waivers expire September 20, 2015. Contact the Insurance Team if you have questions regarding the Insurance Plan or the online waiver.


SHAC staff believe that prejudice and discrimination are detrimental to individual and community health. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment where all people of diverse backgrounds and identities can expect to be valued and treated with respect and dignity.