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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 not offer Health Services all day on Tuesday, September 17, and will be completely closed on Friday, September 19. For medical attention during a SHAC closure, please go the nearest Urgent Care or call our 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.

PSU Student Health Insurance Plan

The Fall 2014 waiver is open until October 12. All eligible students who waived out for the current Academic Year (Fall2013/Winter2014/Spring2014/Summer2014) will need to submit a NEW online waiver application for Fall 2014.

Contact the Insurance Team if you have questions regarding the Insurance Plan or the online waiver.

Center for Student Health and Counseling 

1880 SW 6th Ave.
University Center Building
Portland, OR 97201

Health and Counseling: 503.725.2800
Dental: 503.725.2611
Testing: 503.725.5301
SHAC Fax Number: 503.725.5812

After Hours Help: For an Advice Nurse after hours call 800.319.8245 and follow the instructions.


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.

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