The Center for Student Health & Counseling (SHAC)


2023-2024 Academic Year Insurance - Winter Waiver Available

The Winter Waiver is available from November 7th, 2023 through Sunday, January 21, 2024.

Access the Waiver

If you already did a Fall 2023 waiver and it was approved, you do not need to do anew waiver until next Fall 2024.

Don't give up. You are not alone. YOU matter.

Care. Ask. Connect. Suicide Prevention Training

Become part of PSU’s campus-wide team of advocates for suicide prevention. Portland State students, in partnership with SHAC and the School of Social Work, developed an asynchronous suicide prevention training course called “Care. Ask. Connect.” By participating in this free 1-hour training, you can become a vital part of PSU’s movement to increase awareness around suicide prevention and mental health.

SHAC Acknowledgement & Accountability Statement

SHAC is committed to affirming and providing care for all of our students who have been directly or vicariously impacted by trauma and discrimination.

For the full statement visit the SHAC Acknowledgement & Accountability Statement

Transgender Healthcare and Reproductive Rights

The Center for Student Health and Counseling unequivocally supports the right of all individuals to determine and control the outcomes of their reproductive lives and believes that transgender healthcare is a human right and should be accessible to trans and gender diverse youth and adults.  SHAC will continue to advocate for student’s reproductive healthcare rights and increased accessibility to gender affirming care.