Student Wellness Center

Students enjoy the view at Marymount California's Palos Verdes location

Student Wellness Center

Located on the Oceanview Campus, Building 3 (adjacent to the MCU Bookstore)

Administrative Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
By Appointment-Only Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Telephone: (310) 303-7244 or just “drop-in”

Through the Student Wellness Center students are referred to medical services, receive counseling services, request wellness education, and conduct university business regarding health information forms, immunization records and health insurance.

The Student Wellness Center includes a counseling services team, who offer confidential psychological services for Marymount students. These services are provided without a fee.

More information on counseling resources and support are below. Additionally, the Wellness Center assists with a variety of health services. Click here for additional information.

Counseling Services

Our services can help students with:

  • Homesickness, depression, and anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Mediation and conflict resolution
  • Crisis intervention
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Roommate problems
  • Alcohol and drug issues
  • And provide counsel for friends and families; wellness education; and provide referrals to community resources.


Conversations with a therapist are confidential and cannot be disclosed to anyone without your permission, with a few legal exceptions. Those exceptions are only for life-threatening emergencies and child and elder abuse. Therapy records as kept separate from all other school records and cannot be released without your consent, except under very rare legal circumstances.

In life-threatening emergencies DIAL 911

Helpful Links

Mental Health: Emotional Crisis/Suicide

MCU Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

First-Generation Orientation Handout

Tips For First Generation College Students:

Community Resources

Military Veterans

Sexual Assault



Eating Disorders

Violence in a Relationship

Stressed and Need a Way To Cope?

Help with Drugs and Alcohol Abuse — 12 Step Recovery Program

Weekly meetings on main campus contact the Student Wellness Center for information and meeting times.

12 Step Recovery Program (off-campus)

Anonymous Marymount Tip Line

(310) 303-7373 (on campus, ext. 7373)

Students may confidentially report dangerous behaviors on campus, in student housing, alcohol or drug activity or any concern for another student. **THIS IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CALLING 911**

Student Wellness Center

The Student Wellness Center provides services and support with medical records, health holds, health information & education, student mental health, counseling, and community referrals and wellness.

Phone: (310) 303-7244

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

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