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Important Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers both one-on-one and group counseling sessions. CAPS utilizes a short-term model of therapy (a maximum of 10 individual sessions per academic year) to help students address issues common in a college settings. The number of group sessions and workshops are unlimited, as appropriate.

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Career Center

It is never too early in your education to start considering what your resume and interview skills are or to start assessing what experience you may be missing to help you land your dream job after receiving that coveted degree. The Career Center offers a lot of support and resources to help get you up to speed!  Please check their website:

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Disability Services for Students

Disability Services for Students (DSS) is committed to ensuring that all students with disabilities have equal access to the educational environment at Sonoma State University. Academic accommodations may be provided to qualified individuals based on the functional limitations associated with one’s disability.

If you have a rated disability with the VA, a history of concussions/ TBI’s, or other physical or mental health concerns, it would behoove you to talk with DSS on what they might be able to provide to enhance your learning and testing experiences.

Accommodations can only be given from the date of approval forward – they cannot be applied retroactively. Register with DSS.

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Learning and Academic Resource Center

The Learning and Academic Resource Center (LARC) houses several free, academic support services: the Writing Center, the Tutorial Program and Supplemental Instruction in one convenient and inviting space for students.

The Tutorial Program offers free peer tutoring in more than 50 courses each semester and provides weekly drop-in math tutoring and embedded computer science lab tutoring.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a FREE academic assistance program that provides weekly, peer-led group study sessions for students taking historically difficult courses.

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Legal Aid of Sonoma County

Legal Aid of Sonoma County’s Veterans’ Services Program serves homeless and low-income individuals who reside in Sonoma County and served at least a day in the military.  For more information and who to contact, please check the website:

County of Sonoma Veteran Services Office

The County of Sonoma's office for Human Services in the Adult & Aging Division is standing by to assist you with obtaining the benefits that you’ve earned.  For more information and guidance on how to obtain benefits or find out what you're eligible for, please check the website:

North Bay Vet Center

Located 3 miles from Sonoma State University, North Bay Vet Center is a community-based counseling center that provides a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families. Individual, group, marriage and family counseling is offered in addition to referral and connection to other VA or community benefits and services. The Vet Center counselors and outreach staff, many of whom are Veterans themselves, are experienced and prepared to discuss the tragedies of war, loss, grief and transition after trauma.

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Student Health Center

The Student Health Center provides quality outpatient medical care for acute and sub-acute illnesses, injuries, and basic mental health concerns. Most visits are at no additional cost to the student. Health insurance is not required to attend SSU or use the Student Health center.

Discounted fees are charged for:

  • Medications
  • Vaccines
  • Specialized diagnostic tests
  • Supplemental medical supplies
  • Summer services
  • Pre-employment physicals and pre-participation physicals

For more information on fees, see Funding and Eligibility.

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