We recognize that students, staff and faculty may have questions about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

UPDATE: All currently enrolled students are eligible for COVID testing at the Student Health and Counseling Center. Students must meet with a provider to assess the appropriateness of the test, which one to do, and to schedule an appointment for drive up testing. For more information call 559.278.2734.

For the latest updates from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), click here.

For updates regarding the Fresno State campus community and response, click here

For COVID-19 testing sites in California, click here.

For more COVID-19 resources including resources for food, housing, unemployment and self-care, click here.

Mental Health Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Listed below are mental health resources that students can continue to utilize free of charge. 

Online Counseling

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) are still available for crisis or counseling appointments online via Zoom. To schedule an appointment, call 559.278.2734. If you are in crisis, complete the crisis care form, here.

Case Management

Case Managers at Project HOPE are still available to provide support and assist with your basic needs and concerns. You can call 559.278.6736 or email


If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK(8255) or text HELLO to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

If you identify as LGBTQ, contact the TrevorLifeline by calling their 24/7 line at 1.866.488.7386 or text START to their text line at 678678.

Warm Line

The COVID-19 Warm Line provides non-emergency emotional and coping support to community members. Warm line operators provide supportive listening, practical coping ideas, and information on how to get connected to behavioral health services. 

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Information for Survivors

Our Confidential Survivor Advocate continues to be available to support survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence and stalking. You can call 559.278.6796 or email

People who are surviving violence in their relationships and families may be experiencing increased isolation and danger due to the current outbreak. Remember that you are not alone and there is support available to you at all times. 

National Domestic Violence Hotline The National Sexual Assault Hotline
24/7 confidential and free
Text LOVEIS to 22522
24/7 confidential and free
Chat at

In Person Urgent Support

If you are feeling very upset, distressed, or having a difficult time calming yourself, and you need help urgently you can visit one of the two crisis stabilization units below 24/7. 

Exodus Recovery Community Behavioral Health Center
4411 E. Kings Canyon Rd.
Fresno, CA 93702
7171 N. Cedar Ave.
Fresno, CA 93720


Immediate Risk

If you or someone you know is at immediate risk of harming one's self or others, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.