We’re Here for You

All students face challenges in their lives. LMU has ample ways to support you if you're struggling with your physical health, mental health, financial matters, or in other areas. Here’s a summary of the resources and information available to you.

  • Student Health Services

    The office is located on the north side of the Burns Recreation Center. Check the website for current hours. 

    Phone 310.338.2881
    Email LMUhealth@lmu.edu

    Campus Recreation and Student Facilities

    The Fritz B. Burns Recreation Center is home to a number of fitness and recreation facilities, including activity rooms, gymnasiums, an outdoor swimming pool, pro shop, and a complete fitness center. The activity rooms host classes in dance, yoga, Pilates, studio cycling, martial arts, and more. Membership is included in your tuition. Check the website for current hours and class schedules.

    Phone 310.338.1720
    Email burnsrec@lmu.edu

    Student Health Insurance Plan

    All full-time students are automatically enrolled in this plan, or you can waive coverage if you're enrolled in another health plan. Check the website for specifics and coverage.

  • For life-threatening emergencies, call Public Safety at 310-338-2893 or 222 from campus phones.

    Student Psychological Services

    Student Psychological Services (SPS) provides confidential individual and group therapy, walk-in consultations, emergency psychological services, and more. SPS also offers psychological consultation to students, faculty, staff, or parents who are concerned about a student. Check the website for current hours and services.

    Phone 310-338-2868
    Email sps@lmu.edu


    LMU CARES provides education to the campus community about resources, support, and policies at the university regarding sexual and interpersonal misconduct and prevention. LMU is committed to building a community based on the creed of the Lion's Code, where individuals act with integrity, stand in faith, and serve one another.‌ Student safety is our top priority. We have zero tolerance for sexual or interpersonal misconduct in our community. See the website for more information and current services.

    Community of Care

    Community of Care provides prevention, assessment, and intervention for and with LMU students as they navigate the challenges that stand in their way of academic and personal success. SFTV faculty or staff may work with this group to help support students who are in distress. See the website for more information.


  • Financial Aid Office

    The counseling staff at the Financial Aid Office can help students who are experiencing financial hardship.

    Phone 310-338-2753
    Email finaid@lmu.edu

    LMU Food Pantry

    Operated by LMU's Center for Service and Action, the Food Pantry is a resource for students struggling to access and secure food due to financial hardship. Check the pantry's website for location, hours of operation, and other information.


  • Ethnic and Intercultural Services

    The Ethnic and Intercultural Services Department (EIS) provides services and resources that promote the academic mission of LMU, and provides a supportive environment where individual growth and cultural expression is encouraged and academic excellence is expected. Support groups include those for students who identify as Asian Pacific, Black, Chicano/a, Latino/a, Jewish, Muslin, and LGBTQ+. Check the website for more information.

    Phone 310-338-5808
    Email eis@lmu.edu

    LGBTQ+ Student Services

    LGBTQ+ Student Services provides educational and support services to students that identify as LGBTQ+ and allies. This office focuses on promoting equality, visibility, and inclusion within the LMU community. See the website for more information.

    Phone 310-258-5482
    Email lgbtss@lmu.edu

    Office for International Students and Scholars

    The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) supports our vibrant and vital international student community at LMU. See the website for more information and updates.

    Phone 310-338-2937
    Email oiss@lmu.edu

    Undocumented Student Services

    LMU is committed to providing accurate information and resources for current and prospective undocumented students, and their families and allies. Their website has information regarding undocumented students’ access to higher education, safe spaces, enrollment at LMU, and more.

    Veteran Programs

    LMU's Veteran Programs office supports the transition, persistence, and graduation of student veterans, reservists, and veteran dependents by providing individualized services, programming, and resources.

    Phone 424.LMU.VETS (424.568.8387)
    Email veteranprograms@lmu.edu