Office of Student Life

About Us

The Office of Student Life’s Counseling and Consultation Service provides individual and group mental health services, psychoeducational workshops and outreach programming to currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and professional students, as well as spouses/partners of students who are covered by the Student Health Insurance Plan.

CCS offers a wide variety of services to meet the individual needs of each student. Our staff continuously seek to enhance our ability to serve students from a place of humility. Our services are intended to be culturally sensitive and are available in multiple languages.

Through clinical services, outreach programming and consultations, we work to address concerns including, but not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Problems
  • Substance Use
  • Eating Concerns
  • Identity Exploration
  • Academic Concerns
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress Management

Our Mission

To promote the well-being and academic success of students through access to diverse mental health services and outreach, while providing a multidisciplinary training program.

Our Vision

A center where all served feel welcomed, respected, safe and helped. A center where students are assisted in reaching their full capacity to learn, love, work, connect and give as responsible citizens of the world.

To influence the university community through support, advocacy and education/training, as a nurturing environment that:

  • Respects diversity
  • Enhances the academic quality of life
  • Supports emotional, relational and intellectual development of the students served and the mental health professionals trained

Our Values

Integrity - Active and consistent commitment to ethical behavior, honesty and principle.

Wellness - Promoting resilience and optimal well-being through intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal, physical and emotional healing.

Mutual Respect - Recognizing the worth of individuals and their uniqueness, treating others with honor and esteem and expanding the appreciation of multiple world views and global perspectives.

Empowerment - Encouraging students to make meaning in their lives, pursue growth, overcome barriers and enhance academic and personal success.

A Life of Learning - Integrating evolving knowledge into practice through training, mentoring and continuing education for ourselves and those we serve. 

Collaboration - Creating positive working relationships and open dialogue with others.

Advocacy - Active support, based on student needs, to eliminate harm and break down barriers to academic success

Quality Care - Ongoing commitment to excellence in all we do.