Health and Wellness


"Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions."
(Source: World Health Organization)

  • Accessible Education Center - A comprehensive center that provides both students and employees with accommodations and services that promote access in the classroom and throughout the campus.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services - Provides psychological and educational counseling to assist students in becoming successful graduates of SJSU. If you need crisis assistance after hours, please call:
  • 911 or San José State University Police at (408) 924-2222
  • Call (408) 924-5910 and press 4 to reach the after-hours crisis services or,
  • The Santa Clara County Suicide and Crisis Service at (855) 278-4204
  • Police Services Assistant (Evening Guide Escort Program) Through the Evening Guide Escort Program, PSAs provide escorts for members of the campus community up to 2 blocks off-campus, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Typically, a trained, uniformed PSA equipped with a radio will walk you to your destination. However, in the event that a PSA is not available, a police officer will provide the escort.
  • University Police Department is committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment through professional, progressive and superior police, emergency, transportation and educational services in alliance with the campus community.
  • Student Health Center - Provides medical care and wellness resources to students enrolled at SJSU, and maintains an in-house licensed pharmacy and physical therapy services.
  • Tobacco Free SJSU - As of August 1, 2015, San José State is a completely tobacco-free campus. Tobacco products, such as cigarettes, hookah, chewing tobacco, smokeless tobacco, vape pens and e-cigarettes, are not permitted in or outside any buildings, including the Event Center and those on South Campus, or in parking areas.
  • Wellness & Health Promotion - Services include consultation and workshops regarding alcohol, body image, marijuana and other drugs, nutrition, relationships, sexual wellness, tobacco cessation, and violence prevention.

Additional health and wellness resources are available online at the Counseling Services Student Resources page.