Student Health Services

Student Health and Counseling Services providers have experience in the care of transgender-identified and gender non-binary students. They provide the respectful treatment and consultation that you deserve. You can contact them to make an appointment at: (415) 476-1281.

In addition to a full range of trans-inclusive primary care services, Student Health and Counseling Services offers:

  • Hormone therapy, including education, referral, and management
  • Laboratory monitoring
  • Information for gender-affirming surgery
  • Pre- & post- surgical care
  • Trans-sensitive pap smears, pelvic exams, and prostate exams
  • HIV and STD testing, diagnosis and treatment
  • Trans-affirming Counseling Services
  • Nutrition Services

UCSF Student Health and Counseling is an integrated healthcare delivery system. You have the benefit of providers who work as one team and under one roof. Counselors, primary care providers, nurses, and the nutritionist can provide tailored consultation about your needs. Additionally, there is insurance staff that can support you in navigating the referral and claims process if enrolled in UC SHIP.

For specialty care services outside of the scope of Student Health and Counseling, they often refer to the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health:  415-885-7770.

For information on what gender related services the Student Health Insurance (SHIP) covers, call Student Health and Counseling and ask to speak with the insurance coordinator at: (415) 476-1281 or email: [email protected].

The 2021-22 UC SHIP booklet for UCSF

Your UC SHIP gender affirming benefits for 2021-2022 plan year