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Office of student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs provides a nurturing and supportive environment to prepare students for the demands of a career in Osteopathic Medicine. We strive to cultivate an environment of respect, inclusion, diversity, excellence and service. Creating a trusting and caring culture is at the heart of the Office’s mission.

In addition to coordinating events, services and programs to support the mission and values of CHSU-COM, and promote personal and professional growth, its services include: student activities, student life, academic support, disability services, health and wellness, and more. The Office can also provide referrals to campus and community resources, and handle student concerns.

Through the Office of Student Affairs, students will find connections to the community as they become engaged in service projects, community outreach events, and academic programs and presentations that will serve to enrich their medical school experience.

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Health Sciences Library

CHSU has health sciences libraries within both the College of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Pharmacy buildings. Most of our materials can be accessed via the library website by students, faculty, staff, and preceptors. The library team is available Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm and can best be reached by email.

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student health & wellness

Taking care of yourself while attending CHSU-COM is a priority. Mental and physical well-being sets the groundwork for your success as a student and beyond.

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Physical Health Services Available to Students
Counseling & Mental Health Services
CHSU Wellness Resources
COM Student Fatigue & Mitigation Program

curriculum & clerkships

CHSU offers our students opportunities to use critical thinking, tackle challenges, and research in our state of the art learning environments.

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Student Clerkship Manual
Osteopathic Skills Lab
Teaching Kitchen

Financial aid and tuition

We are committed to helping our students and families understand, apply for, and secure financing for their educational journey with CHSU by providing personal assistance as they work through the financial aid process.

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Tuition and Cost of Attendance

residencies and gme

Your connections with CHSU will continue long after graduation. You will play a role in blazing a trail for graduates generations to come. Learn more about those next steps.

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Residency Matching
Central Valley Residency Programs

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Mattie Bendall

Mattie Bendall

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Enrollment and Accreditation

Leticia Herrera

Leticia Herrera, EdD

Director of Student Services, Interim Educational Skills Specialist and Assistant Professor of Primary Care

Tom Thao, MEd

Student Affairs Program Manager

Holly Rae Lanier

Holly Rae Lanier

Student Services Specialist
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