Student Support Services
Student Health, Well-Being, & Safety
The wellness center offers comprehensive medical services catering to both students and the community. It serves as a hub for addressing physical, mental, and emotional health needs, ensuring that all students have access to holistic healthcare support.
Office of Professional Counseling
Progressional Counseling Services
Psychological / Psychiatric Services
At PHSU, we uphold a zero-tolerance policy towards mistreatment in any form. Our commitment to fostering a safe and inclusive learning environment ensures that every member of our community feels valued and respected. Discrimination and mistreatment have no place here; we prioritize dignity and uphold the highest standards of professional conduct, fostering an atmosphere where all can thrive.
Academic Support & Resources
Ponce Health Sciences University has identified faculty members to offer academic advising to students. Each student is assigned to a faculty adviser at the beginning of their studies. The faculty advisors shall identify the student’s strengths as well as any challenge or academic issue that can affect the student’s academic performance. They are also available to provide career counseling.
Currently, PHSU-Faculty offer tutoring through review sessions. These sessions are coordinated and announced through the respective Departments. These reviews are available to any student with academic difficulty in the corresponding course.
Also, a peer-to-peer tutoring program, where tutors are compensated for their time, is available to students.
Peer Mentors are students in higher levels of training that serve as peer mentors or sponsors to the incoming students with the aim to familiarize them with their program curriculum and educational environment in order to facilitate adjustment and integration to the new and challenging responsibilities of their educational program. At PHSU each second year class coordinates the distribution of the incoming students assigning them a mentor or tutor form a higher level of training.
Career Advising and Matching Services
One of the most difficult aspects of a medical student‘s career is navigating medical school and the road to residency. The Office of the Assistant Dean of Career Development is tasked with implementing and executing career advising ad match services.