Personal Growth and Counseling Center

We strive to promote the mental health of CSUMB students in order to improve the quality of their lives and aid them in achieving academic success. We are committed to the development of the whole person: academically, personally, socially, spiritually, and physically.

Services during COVID-19

Mental health services are available for currently enrolled students. Students interested in services are encouraged to call our office, 831-582-3969, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. Available services include:

  • 24/7 Crisis Support: If a student needs to speak with a counselor outside of business hours, call 831-582-3969 for immediate support.
  • Phone Support: Call the PGCC during regular business hours to discuss treatment options.
  • Zoom Support: Students can participate in individual counseling by Zoom.



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Hours & Contact Information





To make, reschedule or cancel an appointment, please call during our office hours, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.



6012 General Jim Moore, Marina, CA 93933

Physical Location

The PGCC is located in the Health and Wellness Services Building (80) on the corner of General Jim Moore Boulevard and Inter-Garrison Road.

Mailing Address

California State University Monterey Bay, Health & Wellness Services, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA, 93955-8001


PGCC provides crisis intervention, counseling, consultation, educational outreach programs, support groups, and referrals all designed to help students:

  • Learn skills to optimize decision-making, problem-solving, and communication
  • Deal with problems stemming from personal life experiences, trauma, and situational stress
  • Resolve life crises that threaten persistence in college
  • Adjust to and cope with college life and pressures
  • Enhance individual potential
  • Develop healthy relationships

Need help?

Call our office at 831-582-3969

Helping a student

  • If you are concerned that a student is in danger of hurting themselves or others, call 911.
  • If you are off campus and concerned about a student, express your concern to the student, and encourage them to call the PGCC to identify treatment options.


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