The growing cost of education and hard times in the economy has made getting health insurance a challenge for college students, especially in high-cost California. Fortunately, many schools have options available that may allow students to decrease their healthcare expenses and improve their healthcare coverage.
All California community colleges have a health care center on campus. They provide low cost or free basic health services such as immunizations and treatment of minor ailments to any registered community college student, including those who are uninsured.
As with community colleges, all California State University (CSU) campus has student health centers that are paid for by CSU registration fees. The CSU student health centers also provide basic healthcare such as immunizations and treatment of minor illnesses for low cost.