Student Support and Service Centers on Campus

There are many supports you can utilize to help students here on our campus. We have organizations that assist students in crisis, disabled student services, writing and academic supports, tutoring and many more.

Screenshot 2015-11-19 05.33.54.pngCounseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) helps students meet the personal challenges associated with identifying and accomplishing academic, career, and life goals. Our services include short-term counseling for individuals, group counseling, career development counseling, referral services, psychoeducational workshops, and crisis intervention.

The RED Folder gives you a quick and easy reference for crisis and support resources.

C.A.R.E.S. Program

The Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation for Students Team (CARES) identifies, discusses, investigates, evaluates and monitors student behavior which poses a concern, potential threat or actual threat to self or others. Contact CARES when a student’s observed or reported behavior causes you concern. Trust your instincts, and ask for help if you have concerns about a student. Don’t wait until the situation deteriorates, seek advice early. If you have a concern about a student you can make s referral to the CARES program HERE

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CSULB Student Emergency Intervention Program is a comprehensive initiative that identifies and immediately serves some of CSULB’s most at-risk students which include our displaced students, food insecure students and students experiencing an emergency situation or crisis.

Contact - Office of the Dean of Students

Carol Menard Fulthorp


Programs offered

Student Emergency Grant

Students who have been involved in an unforeseen emergency, crisis, or catastrophic event may apply for the Student Emergency Grant.

The Meals Assistance Program (Feed A Need)

The Meals Assistance Program provides students that are food insecure and/or experiencing a student emergency to have several healthy and well-balanced meals in one of the three University Dining Commons (Parkside, Hillside, or Beachside). To ensure confidentiality, the meals are placed on the students ID card

Short-Term Housing Assistance Program

The Short-Term housing assistance program provides displaced students with a single room in Parkside Commons to ensure the student’s safety and well-being until he/she can acquire permanent and secure housing.
  • Sleeping in their car or any place that’s not a residence
  • Sleeping on a friend’s couch
  • Having to move out of their current residence and have no other place to live

Crisis Assistance


If you have an urgent situation, call CAPS at (562) 985-4001 or come to the center located in Brotman Hall, Room 226.
FOR HELP AFTER HOURS: Crisis counselors are available for phone consultation by calling the CAPS main phone line at (562) 985-4001.

Important Numbers

Name of Office / Agency
Hours of Operation
Phone Number
Counseling and Psychological Services
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(562) 985-4001
CSULB University Police
24 Hours/7 Days
Call 911

(562) 985-4101
CSULB Student Health Center
Monday through Thursday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Friday, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
(562) 985-4771
Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center/ 24 Hour Crisis Hotline
24 Hours/7 Days
(310) 391-1253
or (877) 727-4747

Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline

(800) 978-3600
Long Beach Police (non-emergency)

(562) 435-6711

Sexual Assault Crisis Agency
24 Hours/7 Days
(877) 943-5778

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The CSULB Student Health Services office offers a variety of health care services for students: Immunizations, TB Testing, Pharmacy, sports medicine and many more. Appointments can be made online, via phone and through walk-in services. They also provide health education and programming for topics such as Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs, and Sexual Assault Prevention Awareness & Support.

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The office of Disabled Student Services is a student support program within the Division of Student Services. They provide services to over 1,500 students each semester. Over 8,000 students with disabilities have graduated from California State University, Long Beach with support from our program.

Here is a PDF brochure for your reference:

Location: Brotman Hall, Room 270
Phone: (562) 985-5401
Fax: (562) 985-7183

Semester Hours:
Monday through Thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Winter & Spring Break Hours:
Monday through Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM


Screenshot 2015-11-19 05.49.37.pngVeterans Services

The Veterans Services Office helps veterans and their dependents access the educational benefits they earned by serving in the armed forces of the United States. To do so, the office works to certify their eligibility for the G.I. Bill and the CalVet Fee Waiver. They offer scholarship support, assistance for veterans and dependents, along with veterans student and alumni associations.

VetNet Ally Program

The VET NET Ally Program is an education and awareness program that develops a network of faculty, staff, and administrators committed to creating a welcoming and supportive campus environment for military service members and veterans that study at CSULB.

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The Learning Assistance Center
Has a number of programs geared toward helping students learn and master material in your courses. Whether they are preparing for an exam, hoping to add more "time on task" in your courses through Supplemental Instruction, or seeking one-on-one or drop-in tutoring assistance - there are resources for students.

Fall 2015 Hours of Operation*

Where is the LAC?

Contact the LAC

Monday — Thursday,
9 am - 7 pm
Beginning week 3

Horn Center,
Room 104

(562) 985-5350
Friday, 9 am - 12 pm