First launched in fall 2020, San Diego State University’s Community of Care initiative aims to address the mental health impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the greater campus community. Beginning in spring 2022, the university is expanding its Community of Care programming for students, faculty and staff.


C&PS offers a wide range of services to help students obtain support for a variety of concerns. These include individual counseling, couples counseling, group therapy, workshops, specialized programs, and therapy dogs.

Well-being & Health Promotion is the go-to place on campus for general health and wellness information. Students and faculty alike can find helpful education and resources here.


Student Health Services brings together a multidisciplinary team of qualified, professional staff to offer students medical services and other health-related provisions. 

The Economic Crisis Response Team can help any SDSU student connect with resources, both on and off campus, to help get you through your immediate food, housing, or financial crisis.

The various Cultural Centers at SDSU aim to support student success by addressing equity, justice, and inclusion. The Centers facilitate the learning and growth of traditionally underserved students through a number of programs and events.
Associated Students create, promote and fund social, recreational, cultural, and educational programs and facilities both on campus and in the community, advocate for student interests, provide leadership opportunities and participate in shared governance.
The Live Well Aztecs initiative is a campus-wide collaboration that combines many resources in order to promote health, wellness and well-being for students, faculty and staff.

Connected to Live Well Aztecs, Campus Well lists additional resources to fit the various needs of students, faculty, and staff. 


The CIE is focused on inclusivity and offers support to faculty and staff through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures.

Blackboard focuses on technology and services to help students learn, not just one way, but their own way.

A self-paced workshop series offered to faculty and staff that aims to increase their understanding of inequities on campus.

For colleagues experiencing emotional, relational, behavioral, or mental health concerns.



Therapy dog laying in the grass

C&PS' therapy dogs Luna and Baxster are here to help students, faculty, and staff with stress relief. 


The BrightSide Produce Stand is located outside of the West entrance of the SDSU Bookstore. Students, faculty, and staff can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for low costs, or sign up for a weekly produce subscription.




  • Mondays and Fridays (Ongoing), SMART Recovery Meetings - Students who are in or seeking recovery, struggling with any addictive or compulsive behavior, as well as those who want to learn more about addiction or recovery, can attend these meetings. General meetings are held Mondays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. in-person in the Calpulli Conference room number 2 or via Zoom. Family and Friends meetings are held Fridays, 3:30 to 5 p.m. in-person in the Calpulli Conference room number 2 or via Zoom.
  • March 23, Student Community Circle - This facilitator-led workshop, titled “It’s More Than Stress,” brings together students to discuss facing new challenges that can be stressful and, oftentimes, overwhelming. Learn to cope with stress in a healthy and share productive conversation amongst peers. This event will be held in-person in the Professional Studies and Fine Arts building, room PSFA 136 and virtually from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.. Register in advance online.
  • April 7, Spike Balls, Not Drinks - This Spikeball Tournament put on by the FratMANers (Fraternity Men Against Negative Environments & Rape Situations) and SISSTER (Sororities Invested in Survivor Support, Training, and Ending Rape culture) aims to raise awareness about sexual violence by providing educational resources at the event. Students are invited to play, and faculty/staff are encouraged so show up for support. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on the ENS Field. No registration is required!
  • April 12, Recovery Yoga - Join Aztecs for Recovery for another virtually led yoga session by Bethe Reed. Reed is a certified yoga instructor, soon-to-be counselor, and person in recovery. Gather in Calpulli Conference Room 1 & 2 (or feel free to watch the stream from your own space) from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.. This session will focus on Intention Setting. No registration is required.