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Policy 6201 - University Counseling Services

WWW Posting Date: 1/15/2002

Responsible Office: Student Affairs

Faculty and staff are encouraged to make referrals to Counseling Services, located in 310 Keeny Hall, which provides a variety of resources for students with personal, educational, and career concerns. Counseling services are free and confidential. Personal counseling covers such problems as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, eating disorders, and loneliness. Educational counseling addresses stress reduction, time-management, motivation, and study techniques, and is enhanced through a Student Development Lab. The Career Decision Making program assists students with clarifying goals, interests, and abilities and identifying career alternatives. The latter is offered via career workshops as well as individual counseling, and a Career Resource Lab houses computerized career assessments and information. Counseling services are delivered by licensed professional counselors who are also available to consult with members of the University community about student development and mental health issues on campus, and they prepare members of the Student Speakers Bureau to make presentations to classes and other student groups.

The Center is also a National Test Center for the following tests:

  1. American College Test (ACT)

  2. Allied Health Professions Admissions Test

  3. College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

  4. Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

  5. Major Field Achievement Tests

  6. Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

  7. Miller Analogies Test (MAT)

  8. National League for Nursing (NLN)

  9. Praxis (NTE)