The Center for Student Health & Counseling (SHAC)

Summer Only Waiver Status: Open May 8, 2024 - July 7th, 2024 11:59 pm

This is for Summer students who did not do a waiver in Fall/Winter/Spring of the 2023-24 academic year.

  • Summer Only 2024: You may do an as long as you have adequate health insurance in place at the beginning of Summer term. The waiver is for domestic students taking 5 or more Summer credits (1 or more if an International student). If you already have an approved waiver on file from Fall 2023 or Winter 2024, or Spring 2024, you do NOT need to do a new waiver until next Fall of 2024. The Summer waiver deadline is July 7th, 2024.
    • Please note: If you just registered for 5 or more Summer credits (1 if you are an international student), you must wait 1 business day for the waiver database to be updated in order to access the waiver.
  • Fall 2024 Waiver Information: Students are required do one waiver per academic year if they have their own private insurance including OHP. All students who attend PSU in Fall 2024, will need to do one new waiver for the 2024-25 academic year. Messaging and Fall waiver link will go live on August 5th 2024.

TELUS Health Update

TELUS Health (formerly called My Student Support Program or mySSP) will no longer be an option for 24/7 mental health support as of April 1st, 2024 due to the end of funding for this pilot mental health service.

Moving forward we encourage you to utilize the following 24/7 crisis resources or visit SHAC’s Emergency & Crisis webpage for a comprehensive list of culturally specific crisis service options.

Don't give up. You are not alone. YOU matter.

Care. Ask. Connect. Suicide Prevention Training

Become part of PSU’s campus-wide team of advocates for suicide prevention. 51Ʒ State students, in partnership with SHAC and the School of Social Work, developed an asynchronous suicide prevention training course called “Care. Ask. Connect.” By participating in this free 1-hour training, you can become a vital part of PSU’s movement to increase awareness around suicide prevention and mental health.

SHAC Acknowledgement & Accountability Statement

SHAC is committed to affirming and providing care for all of our students who have been directly or vicariously impacted by trauma and discrimination.

For the full statement visit the SHAC Acknowledgement& Accountability Statement

Transgender Healthcare and Reproductive Rights

The Center for Student Health and Counseling unequivocally supports the right of all individuals to determine and control the outcomes of their reproductive lives and believes that transgender healthcare is a human right and should be accessible to trans and gender diverse youth and adults. SHAC will continue to advocate for student’s reproductive healthcare rights and increased accessibility to gender affirming care.

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