Health Care Resources
Physical Health and Sickness
Student Health Services (SHS), located on the second floor (on your way to Tatum) is open 8:30 am-4:30 pm. SHS provides general care and first aid to students who need treatment for minor illnesses and conferences on health problems. For all other health care needs, students are referred to local hospitals or emergent care centers.
Located one-half mile from campus, the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital operates a 24-hour emergency room. The emergency telephone number is (661) 253-8000.
The following urgent cares are located within two miles of the CalArts campus:
SCV Quality Care
Hours: M-F, 8 am-7 pm and Sat.-Sun. 9 am-1 pm
EXER Urgent Care
Hours: M-Sun 9 am-9 pm
Insurance: PPO-All, HMO-Facey, UCLA, Healthcare Partners, Providence, St. Johns and Axminster
Henry Mayo Urgent Care
Hours: 10 am-10 pm
Insurance: PPO-BCBS, United Health Care, Sigma and HMO- Regal, Lakeside, Facey and Aetna
Student Affairs, located in A207, has three licensed mental health providers available by appointment Mon.-Fri. between 9 am-5 pm. There are two 30-minute drop in sessions available M-F between 12-1 pm. During after hours, licensed mental health counselors can be reached via phone at (855)-364-7981. All counseling options are provided to students at no charge.
Disability and Accommodations Services
Disability and Accommodations Services provides a wide range of assistance to enrolled students with physical, cognitive, mental health or other disabilities (medical diagnosis). Students who register with our office do not have to identify with being disabled.