Welcome to Student Health Center


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Starting March 30: For a telephone/telehealth medical or mental health appointment, please call Via Care 323-268-9191.

Current semester's health fee required. For assistance paying online to or find out if you have paid, please contact the Fiscal Office:


Please check our Instagram page (@elacstudenthealth) for schedule updates as the Coronavirus situation evolves.

If you have a question about your medical records or wish to communicate with your Student Health Center medical provider, please log in to the patient portal/Healow. If you do not have Healow, please call Via Care at 323-268-9191 for assistance.

While the ELAC campus and the Student Health Center are closed due to the pandemic, our community partner Via Care Community Health Center is open and ready to serve you at any one of their sites. Via Care is the contractor providing services in the Student Health Center. Please CALL before going to Via Care. 323-268-9191

If you are feeling sick, have a fever, are symptomatic, or are concerned that you or a family member may have Coronavirus or that you may have come in contact with someone that has been exposed to the virus, please contact Via Care at 323-268-9191. Via Care medical staff will give you further instructions.

Via Care doctors are working and ready to help you with a telephonic or telehealth medical visit. Visits are not limited to those related to Coronavirus concerns. There is absolutely no charge to ELAC students during this pandemic.

Via Care is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm daily.
A doctor is on call after hours to answer your questions or concerns: 323-268-9191.

Mental health services are also available. Please call 323-268-9191 and you will be connected to a therapist between 8am – 5pm. You can also make an appointment to speak with a therapist by calling 323-268-9191.

Via Care staff speak English, Spanish, Khmer/Cambodian, Arabic, and Hindi/Urdu.

The Student Health Center (non-medical ELAC staff) is responding via email and LiveChat (powered by ConexEd) for general Health Center questions and requests for assistance with food insecurity, unstable housing, sexual assault, or other needs.

Our email address is: shc@elac.edu
General Live Chat hours: M-F 8am-4:30pm. Hours subject to change.



Female Student Holding booksThe Purpose of the Student Health Center is to promote students' physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being. Services and programs are designed to help students meet their educational, career and personal goals by encouraging healthy attitudes and behavior and fostering students' responsibility for their own health.


The Student Health Center holds in high regard the worth of each culturally diverse student. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and health by providing integrated physical and psychological health services.


Services provided by Via Care under contract with East Los Angeles College.
For outreach, on-campus collaborations, flyers, comments, etc., please contact:
Cecilia Cruz, Student Health Center Coordinator, cruzc3@elac.edu

  Student Health Center flyer

  Mental Health & Wellness Hotlines & Resources

Upcoming Events

In-person events are currently cancelled. Check Instagram @elacstudenthealth for virtual events and services.