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)

Additional Student Wellness Center services are available at the Villas (1600 Palos Verdes Drive North, San Pedro, CA 90731). Contact the Student Wellness Center for more information or just stop by. We are in the main building labeled Mariners Landing-Residential & Student Conduct Offices, upstairs in 202.

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

Mental Health Screening – MCU

MCU Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Alliance on Mental Illness 

For First Generation College Students:

Tips for First Generation College Students – US News

First-Generation Orientation Handout

Are you a First Generation Student?  Article from

Community Resources

Health & Human Services in LA County –

Military Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line

PTSD information from VA.Gov

Long Beach VA

Sexual Assault



LA Gay Center

Dignity Los


Helpguide – Depression tips

Eating Disorders

Violence in a Relationship


DVC Council

Stressed and Need a Way To Cope?

Half of

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)

South Bay AA

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