Welcome to Student Health Center


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

Medi-cal, Covered CA, My Health LA

Dates & Times:
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 10am-2pm, Sept 10, Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 10

Location: F5 ground level

Information & sign-ups – My Health LA is available to all regardless of immigration status


Dates & Times:
2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 10am-2pm, Sept 10, Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 10

Location: F5 ground level

You’ve signed up for financial aid, now sign up for food financial aid! Students who qualify receive a debit card to buy groceries.


Dates & Times:
Check back for Fall dates

Free healthy food & more for parents/guardians of children under age 5 or to women who have lost or ended a pregnancy. Available regardless of immigration status.

Free HIV Testing

Dates & Times:
Tues Sept 17, 11am-3pm
Wed Oct 9, 3-7pm
Tues Oct 29, 10am-3pm
Wed Nov 13, 11am-3pm
Tues, Nov 19, 1-5pm

Location: E3 quad/outside Library – mobile unit

Depression & Anxiety Support Group

Dates & Times:
Check back for Fall dates

Location: Student Health Center F5-302

Movies for Mental Health

Dates & Times:
Thursday, Nov 7, 2019, 12:30-2:30

Location: F5-201 MPR

Description: Free food, short films, and discussion.

Our Bodies Our Minds

Dates & Times:
Check back for Spring date

Location: MPR F5-201

Description: An active workshop using theater and embodied techniques to explore the mental health impacts of sexual violence on survivors and communities. There will be student panelists and on/off-campus resources. Explore the potential mental health impacts of sexual violence, ways to reduce stigma around these mental health issues, how to build more supportive campus communities for survivors of sexual violence.

LGBTQ+ Student Discussion Group

Dates & Times:
Check back for Fall dates

Location: F5-211

No need to RSVP, just show up! All LGBTQ+ or questioning students welcome. (Please, no outside organizations without prior approval.)

Free Vision Screening & Eye Glasses

Dates & Times:
CANCELLED FOR JULY! Check back for Fall dates. TENTATIVE DATE! Thursday, July 25, 11am-2pm. Check back for confirmed date.

Location: F5 2nd floor

Description: Currently enrolled ELAC students only. First come first served. No appointments. Limited number of students can be seen. Signs-ups might be stopped before 2pm. Arrive early. Limited styles and prescriptions available. No contacts lenses or contact lens prescriptions. Supplies and services are limited. Eye glasses are donated. Services provided by volunteers from Strong Villages.