Mission Statement

The Counseling Center enhances the academic mission of the university by providing supportive services for students. Confidential counseling is provided to address the personal concerns of students in a safe and private environment. The Center facilitates the academic progress of students by providing counseling and outreach programming that address issues of concern to students including stress and time management, depression, substance abuse, conflict resolution, communication skills and relationship concerns. The Counseling Center staff helps students build confidence, gain insight, and make changes to assist them in being successful as students and in their personal lives.

The Counseling Center enhances the campus by contributing to the development of a safe and accepting campus environment. The Center promotes acceptance of individual differences and backgrounds, in its interactions with students, staff and faculty, and through programmatic FullSizeRender
initiatives. The Counseling Center staff advocates on behalf of students, encouraging fairness and understanding within the campus community. The Center educates students, staff and faculty about psychological issues of concern to the campus. The Counseling Center supports the roles of faculty and staff by serving as consultants, providing guidance, and responding to crisis situations of a psychological nature. The Center contributes to the development of campus policies and procedures that enhance the well being of the campus community. In addition, the Center supports the development of counselor trainees through its Pre-professional Graduate Assistant positions. The Counseling Center supports and facilitates the personal and professional growth of students, assisting and encouraging them to achieve their goals.