Student Health & Wellness

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Be Well, Mariners

We know adjusting to college life can be stressful. Meeting new people, figuring out where you fit in, wondering how you’ll manage everything all at once … can be overwhelming.

Here at the Student Wellness Center, we know wellness is essential to academic success, and we are committed to enhancing your physical and emotional well-being so you can fully engage in all aspects of college life. The Student Wellness Center provides confidential counseling services and other mental health support, helping you acclimate to college, address psychological issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We also offer peer-to-peer outreach, wellness workshops, health updates, special programming and referral services to local providers.

We’re here to help

The Student Wellness Center is the place to go for everything related to your health and well-being. Our team offers free confidential counseling and referral services, as well as crisis intervention, conflict resolution and coping skills development. We can help with:

  • Alcohol and drug issues
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Grief and loss
  • Homesickness
  • LGBTQ-related support
  • Relationships
  • Roommate problems
  • Sexual health
  • Suicide awareness  & prevention

Let’s get started

student speaking with counselor

Helpful Resources

peer support

Support your peers

Peer health educators are trained student leaders who strive to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles on campus through a variety of interactive health promotion and disease prevention programs. They serve as health advocates, developing health materials and campaigns, and facilitating presentations, tabling and campus events on health-related topics ranging from healthy sexuality to alcohol and drug abuse prevention.

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Contact Us

Student Wellness Center

(310) 303-7244  |  (310) 303-7372 (after hours)
Virtual and in-person appointments available

Administrative hours
9am-2pm, M-F

By appointment-only hours
8:30am-4:30pm, M-Th  |  8:30am-3pm, Fridays

Campus locations
Oceanview – Building 3 (adjacent to the Arts building)
The Villas – Mariners Landing

staff at the MCU Student Wellness Center
Allysha Arora

Osmara Reyes-Osorio, MSW, LCSW, EdD

Allysha Arora
Wellness Counselor

David Ruiz
Wellness Counselor

Dianne Bettis 
Insurance/Office Coordinator