The Student Health Center offers limited confidential healthcare services free for every enrolled Cuesta College student that has paid the mandatory health fee. Our dedicated staff of professionals include: Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care Clinic), Registered Nurses, Marriage and Family Therapists (M.F.T.), and caring support staff.

The North County Campus does have limited medical facilities and students are encouraged access the San Luis Obispo health center for clinical services not available on-site at NCC. 


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Schedule for specific services vary by type and location. Both Campuses are closed Holidays and Flex Days.

San Luis Obispo Campus
Building 3100, Room 3150 (805) 546-3171

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Extended hours (Tues/Wed): 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00am - 1:00 pm

North County Campus  
Building N3000, Room N3025 (805) 591-6200
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am -12:00 pm, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday: Personal and Mental Health Counseling by appointment only
Drop In:

  • First Aid
  • Over-the-Counter medications
  • Free condoms
  • Make an appointment in person

Appointments Required:
  • Primary Care Clinic
    • short-term acute illness/minor medical problems
    • illness assessment/referrals
    • limited/low cost prescriptions (Nurse Practitioner only)
    • labs may incur additional fees

  • Sexual Health Clinic
    • Male/Female Health
    • ALL forms of birth control
    • STD screening/HIV Testing

  • Health Screening
    • Blood Pressure
    • TB Testing
    • Height and Weight
    • Cholesterol and Glucose levels

  • Personal and Mental Health Counseling
    • Individual/Couples/Small Groups
    • Stress/Anxiety/Depression/Substance Information

  • Health Education and Resources
    • Wellness Literature
    • Optional Low Cost Medical/Dental Insurance Plans
    • Diet and Nutrition Information

Confidentiality: All medical and counseling visits and records are confidential with legal constraints, and are not part of the student’s academic records. Records will not be released without the student’s written consent.

Student under 18 years old: Any student under the age of 18 years will be required to have a parental consent form signed before receiving treatment except in emergency situations or when the case is exempt by state law.

Questions or concerns:
Contact: Joan Duffy, RN, MS, Coordinator of Health Services
e-mail: tkatz@cuesta.edu