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La Sierra University Student Health Services is dedicated to providing accessible quality healthcare to students, faculty and staff with sensitivity to cultural and personal backgrounds. Through Christ-centered service, we hope to promote health and wellness.

All La Sierra students enrolled in at least eight units per quarter are invited to use the services offered at the Student Health Services Office. In fact, if you’re on campus and have trouble getting to us, give us a call and we’ll come pick you up! 

Our office offers a variety of healthcare services—including access to a medical doctor. Most of these services are covered by the quarterly Student Health Service fee you paid during registration.

Our basic services include:

  • Office visits
  • In-house clinical laboratory tests
  • First aid/Emergency care
  • Health education/personal counseling
  • Selected prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Referrals
  • Community services

For a detailed listing of our services, click here.

For a detailed listing of our service fees, click here.

All students must complete and submit the following items to our office before enrollment. Please note: students who do not provide these items within the first quarter attended will have a hold placed on their account.

  • Health Record & Physical Examination Form
  • If taking more than eight hours, a physical examination record completed within the last year and including immunization records.

To access the Health Record & Physical Examination Form click here

To learn more about immunization requirements, click here.

Health Insurance

La Sierra University also requires that all student taking classes, working on campus, or residing in the residence halls have health insurance.

To learn more about La Sierra’s Student Health Insurance plan, click here.

On Call Service

On-Call service is available for after hours, weekends and holidays.

  • Call through Campus Security (951) 785-2222 or Ext. 2222
  • On-Call Team includes: Director, Physician and Medical Assistant.

Download the Current On-Call List

Health Insurance

New Student Physical Examination

La Sierra University Student Health Services requires the following to be completed and submitted BEFORE registration, by new students (freshmen, transfers and post-graduates) who will be taking 8 units or more:

  • Hepatitis B series – Three doses required

  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella  (MMR) – Two doses required

  • Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) – Within ten years required

  • Meningococcal vaccination – Recommended, especially for freshmen living in the Residence halls who wish to reduce their risk of meningococcal disease.

  • Tuberculosis Screening – PPD (Mantoux)* -- Required, within the past 12 months. (Tine or Monovac not acceptable). If PPD is positive, a chest X-ray required.

  • Physical Examination* -- Required, within the past 12 months. Include Urinalysis and Hemoglobin Laboratory tests, if needed.

*The student can have these done at the Student Health Services for $75.00 by the physician. Laboratory tests (Hemoglobin and Urinalysis) are also included. Immunizations fees will be extra: see the Service Fee page for current costs. Click here to download the Student Health Record forms.

Student Physical Examination

Athlete Pre-Participation Physical Application

TB Testing Protocol (New)

Meningitis Testing

Dorm Student Forms:

Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine

Over The Counter Medication Box

Meet our Staff

Melvin Quan, M.D.
Medical Director
Charlotte Zane, M.D.
Volunteer Doctor
Yoshiyuki Paul Aoyagi, M.D.
Mentor
Hurda Duran, C.M.A.
Medical Office Administrator

Isabel S. Ocana
Medical Assistant

Service Fees

Student Physical$ 100.00
Sports Physical$ 100.00
Student Missionary Physical$ 100.00
Hemoglobin/Glucostix$ 15.00
Hepatitis A Vaccination$ 70.00
Hepatitis B Vaccination$ 70.00
Measles-Mumps-Rubella$ 60.00
Meningococcal Vaccination (Menactra)$ 90.00
Tdap Vaccination$ 45.00
Tuberculin Skin Test$ 15.00
Urinalysis (Multistix)$ 20.00


Prices subject to change without notice.

For students under 19 years of age, please check with the Student Health Service staff for the immunization special program.

• Obtain a Health Record & Physical Examination Form. Both sides–Immunization (completed by the student) and Physical Examination (completed by your doctor–must be completed and submitted to La Sierra University Health Services before Enrollment.


• Every new student, if he or she is taking 8 units or more, should have a Physical Examination record turn in to the Student Health Service. The Physical should be within one year; we do accept transfer Physicals also, if it was done within one year. The Physical should also include the Immunization Record with the following vaccines:

  • Hepatitis B -- Three doses series required
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella -- Two doses required
  • Tdap -- Within ten years required
  • Meningococcal vaccination -- Recommended, especially for Freshmen living in the Residence Halls who wish to reduce their risk of meningococcal disease.
  • Tuberculosis Screening -- PPD (Mantoux) required, within the past 12 months. (Tine or Monovac not acceptable). If PPD is positive, a chest X-ray required.


• The student can have these done at the Student Health Service for $75.00; this will include the Physical Examination by the physician, Laboratory tests (Hemoglobin and Urinalysis), Tuberculin skin test (Mantoux), Immunization fee will be extra; see the Service Fee page for current costs. The Menactra (Meningococcal vaccination) will be an extra $85.00, this vaccine will be good for ten years.

We will give all the new students a quarter (about 12 weeks) to provide us with this pre-matriculation requirement for La Sierra University Student Health Service, if we do not receive all the required documents, then the student will have a HOLD for the next quarter.

Download the Student Health Record (pdf)

• Students attending La Sierra University as a graduate or undergraduate.

• Students enrolled in 8 units or more per quarter.

• If you pay the quarterly Student Health Service Fee during registration, most of your services are prepaid.

• Office visits

• In-house clinical laboratory tests

• First aid/Emergency care

• Health education/Personal counseling

• Selected prescription and over-the-counter medications

• Referrals

• Community services