Our missions is to provide students with services, education,  and resources necessary to make responsible, informed choices regarding their physical and mental health and well-being.

Personal Counseling

Personal Counseling services are available to currently enrolled students at Merced College. Counseling provided is short-term and available during the fall and spring semesters. Limited services are available during the summer semesters.  Appointments can be made by calling or stopping by Student Health Services.

Health Services

Health & Wellness Education, Basic Health and Wellness Services, Over the Counter Medications, First Aid, Tuberculosis (TB) Testing, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Community Resource Information, and more.

  • Personal Counseling

    Learn more about personal counseling and get in touch with our expert counselors.

  • Health Resources

    Explore our collection of physical, emotional, and mental health resources.

  • Crisis Hotline

    National Crisis Hotline Resources

  • Calendar

    Attend a health and wellness event.

  • Wellness Central

    Wellness Central is a free health and wellness resource created especially for California Community College students. 

Counseling Office

Personal Counseling is designed to serve Merced College (MC) students who are experiencing stress or other emotional difficulties. Frequently, these difficulties affect a student’s academic performance or their ability to function effectively in social, academic, or work settings. To assist students in overcoming these challenges, we offer therapy free of charge to MC students that are enrolled in credit courses.

Nurses Station

  • Health Education and Information
  • Low-Cost Clinic and Community Resource Information
  • Over the Counter Medications
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • First Aid
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Accident/Injury Insurance

For vaccinations, physical exams, or more extensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of medical conditions, please contact your primary care provider or community clinic.


Merced Campus

Student Union Building, Room 101
3600 M Street
Merced, CA 95348

Phone: (209) 384-6045
Summer hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm                                 
(Closed on Fridays)

Los Banos Campus

22240 Highway 152
Building A
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone: (209) 384-6045

(This number will connect you with SHS on the Merced campus. Please notify staff that you are calling regarding services on the Los Banos campus.)

Nurse or Personal Counseling

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