Health Services

Marymount California University offers its students accessible, comprehensive and confidential care through its Student Wellness Center.

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. In addition to health services, the Student Wellness Center includes a counseling services team, who offer confidential psychological services for Marymount students. Click here for more information on counseling resources and support.

Marymount California University’s Health Insurance Requirement

NewEffective fall 2017 all full-time students are required to have health insurance during their enrollment at MCU. Students may elect coverage through their own individual/family plan or the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan. Students registered for undergraduate or graduate classes will be automatically enrolled in the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan and charged through their tuition statement each semester.

Selection/Waiver Process

Beginning June 15, 2017 domestic students may apply to waive or refuse the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan. To receive a waiver you must submit proof of health insurance online to the waiver portal.

Applying for a waiver does not guarantee approval. The waiver application portal deadline is the add/drop date for each semester.

You can confirm your enrollment in the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan by doing nothing. Enrollment is automatic.


Call the MCU Wellness Center at 310 303-7244


A confidential, live visit with a doctor or nurse practitioner using secure video and audio is available to students. Care includes the diagnosis and treatment for common conditions, infections, cough, cold, flu, rashes and joint issues. Medication recommendations and prescriptions are available.

Express Care Virtual (formerly known as Health Express)
Free to MCU students
8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week

For assistance with establishing a telemedicine account and for the password, call the Student Wellness Center, 310-303-7244.

Physician Office Visits
Students without a local physician may visit a Providence Little Company of Mary physician at the Providence Medical Institute.

San Pedro Primary Care
Providence Medical Institute
1499 W. First Street, San Pedro, CA 90732
Call to schedule an appointment.
Most insurance plans accepted. Cash payment available.

Urgent Care

This facility provides treatment for minor illnesses and injuries that do not require hospitalization but need immediate attention.

Providence Medical Institute – San Pedro Urgent Care
1499 W. First Street, San Pedro, CA 90732
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Most insurance plans accepted. Cash payment available.

Emergency Care
Students with life-threatening injuries, accidental poisonings, behavioral health or chemical dependency issues, or those who might be victims of a crime (such as assault) should be seen in a hospital emergency department.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro
1300 W. Seventh St., San Pedro 90732


Health Insurance

All students are required to show satisfactory proof of accident and medical insurance. Any student involved in an accident or other emergency on campus should notify the Office of Student Affairs immediately. If hospitalization or emergency treatment is needed on campus, University policy is to call for local paramedic service. All health-related costs are the sole responsibility of the student.

International students are required to purchase the Student Accident and Health Insurance plan designed for Marymount California University. This policy ensures that the international student’s medical coverage is in compliance with the new mandates of the United States Information Agency and the National Association of Foreign Student Affairs.

Summit America Insurance

Access Summit America’s website for medical claim forms at

Medical Information & Vaccination Requirements
Per University policy, all Marymount California University students must submit a health and vaccination form to the Admission office. For full-time students, this includes a physical examination form signed by a licensed medical doctor. Health history and
medical information forms, as well as a meningitis informational letter and signature form also must be submitted. Required immunizations must be current and documented. Part-time students must file an official immunization and medical information form.

All forms must be complete and updated before the student attends classes. Failure to provide the required records will prohibit students from registering for classes.

Marymount California University Medical Information Form

Health Services

Marymount California University offers its students accessible, comprehensive and confidential care.

Phone: (310) 303-7244

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