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Student Health Services Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are the Health Services free?

    Yes, Medical, Dental and Personal Mental Health Counseling are free to students who paid the Student Health Service fee at registration each semester or term.  Qualified students must come to their appointment for the free services with:

    1. Proof of enrollment - Current Class Schedule
    2. AVC Student ID card
  • Where is the medical clinic located?

The medical clinic is located on the AVC campus at CSUB-AV, Building 200, located on the corner of J-8 and 30th Street West, or by calling (661) 952-5064.

  • What are the hours?

The clinic is available to students Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

  • What health services are available?
    • Evaluation and counseling for individual health problems
    • Family planning and gynecological health care for women
    • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) information
    • Preparation and maintenance of medical records
    • First Aid
    • Blood Pressure screenings
    • Immunizations
    • Elective physical exams
    • Pap smears
    • TB skin test
    • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing
  • Are there Emergency Services?

There are NO EMERGENCY SERVICES.  If you have an emergency call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 

  • Are there any other medical services not provided?
  • Emergency services of any kind
  • Treatment of major illnesses, injuries, or accidents that require either hospitalizationi or long-term follow-up
  • After hours care or on call services

 

  • Are personal mental health services available?

    Yes, counselors are available at the CSUB-AV campus at the corner of J-8 and 30th Street West, Monday through Thursday.  Appointments can be made for currently enrolled student by calling (661) 952-5099.

  • What about Confidentiality?

Information will not be released to anyone (including faculty, staff, or parents) without the written consent of the students except as provided by law or in the case of life threating emergency.

  • Do you have dental services?

Yes, currently enrolled AVC students can make an appointment for dental services at one of the local Western Dental offices. 

  • What do they include?

Preventive dental exam, x-ray, and cleaning are available free of charge.

  • What if I need more?

For more advanced dental treatment students would have to arrange payment with Western Dental.

  • Where are the offices located?

Lancaster - 44407 Challenger Way, Lancaster, CA 93535, (661) 206-3983

Palmdale - 510 West Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93551, (661) 202-3052

  • What are the hours?

For both locations:  Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am - 8:30 pm.

Last updated: March 29, 2017