» Student Health and Safety

The health and safety of our students is a top priority for Chapman University.  The university provides a wide variety of services to students that promote and facilitate their physical and mental well-being. 

Student Health Services

Chapman University Student Health (CUSH) is staffed with professionally licensed nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians who are dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of your student.

The benefits of taking advantage of Student Health Services include:

  • Convenient location and accessibility
  • Usually no waiting for an appointment, resulting in little or no lost class time
  • Inexpensive or no cost visits
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Excellent resource for current health information

PEER and Health Education

Learning to make healthy and responsible decisions is essential for students to reach their fullest personal and academic potential during their time at Chapman and throughout their lives.

Chapman’s Proactive Education Encouraging Responsibility (PEER) and Health Education department facilitates this personal growth in our students by providing information, programming and services to students that addresses topics such as communication and life skills, conflict resolution, stress reduction, time management, rape and sexual assault prevention, and other issues relating to their physical, social and mental well-being. 

Student Psychological Counseling Services

The mental well-being of our students is essential to their success and happiness at Chapman University.  Student Psychological Counseling Services (SPCS) provides confidential, free of charge counseling for all full-time undergraduate students.

This caring team of licensed and professional psychologists, therapists, and Marriage and Family therapy interns is available to help students with psychological issues like anxiety and depression, along with adjustment issues such as homesickness and problem-solving skills.

Public Safety

The mission of the Chapman University Department of Public Safety is to facilitate a safe environment conducive to learning, working, and personal growth through the development of community partnerships with all campus constituents.  This dedicated team of safety professionals patrols campus and responds to calls and emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.

In addition to campus patrol and emergency response, Public Safety offers many programs and services designed to make Chapman University a safe environment for your student to live, work and study. These services include:

  • Safe Ride program
  • Emergency drills and evacuations
  • Panther Alert emergency notification system
  • Vehicle unlocks and battery assistance
  • Self-defense classes