Who We Are
College of Alameda is committed to student success, and we know that physical and mental well-being are essential components of student learning. Our team of nurses, certified acupuncturists, massage therapists, psychotherapists, and paraprofessional healthcare staff are here to provide supportive, friendly, and professional preventive and ongoing care.
Students can access nursing services, acupuncture, massage therapy, and mental health counseling, HIV testing, first aid, health Information, eye exam vouchers, condoms, pregnancy tests, and over the counter medical supplies, at no cost. Most services are accessed in F-105.
To get connected with a counselor contact the Health Services Coordinator in room F-105a. You can also call the Health Services Coordinator at 510-748-2320 or email them at COAmentalhealth@peralta.edu. Please provide them with your name, contact information, and days and times that you are free to see a counselor.
The best way to schedule an acupuncture or massage therapy appointment is to go to ccacu.net and sign up online. Acupuncture and massage appointments are scheduled from 9-1:00 on Wednesdays.
College of Alameda has both a nurse and nurse practitioner available. They provide medical care, first-aid, pregnancy testing, Flu Shots, TB testing, blood testing, health education, family planning, birth control, sexually transmitted infections, eye exam vouchers, and community referrals.
Nurse: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9-2
Nurse Practitioner: Mondays and Thursdays 9-2
All services are free of charge to enrolled students. All enrolled students pay an $18 health fee each semester that is used to fund health services. There are no additional costs to students.
Health & Wellness Services
Health Services hours are Monday through Thursday from 9-5 while school is in session.
Nursing Hours: Monday-Thursday 9-2 while school is in session.
Acupuncture/Massage Therapy hours: Wednesdays from 9-1:00pm