Mission

In accordance with the Mission and Goals of the Department of Student Affairs, The Health and Counseling Office will:

Maintain a safe Campus community

  • Inform appropriate persons when students pose a danger to themselves and/or others
  • Collaborate with Campus security to assure safety of Campus community
  • Provide for safety of students when being seen in Health and Counseling Services

Promote physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual well-being of students

  • Coordinate physician, nursing, and counseling services
  • Plan for provision of emergency health services
  • Provide full range of health services to students as needed
  • Assist students in coordinating appointments and transportation to appointments
  • Assess health needs of student population and develop appropriate programs to meet needs
  • Collaborate with students, faculty, and staff in providing health education that addresses specific needs of campus community
  • Plan and implement programs to assist students in developing healthy life styles

Foster a climate of respect and integrity within the Campus community

  • Promote respectful interaction of students and staff in Health and Counseling Services
  • Collaborate with Residence Hall Staff to develop programs addressing issues of Diversity

Foster leadership opportunities for students

  • Assist students in assuming responsibility and accountability for personal health

Encourage involvement in community service by members of the campus community

  • Promote involvement in community service that helps the student to maintain a healthy life style

Facilitate transition from college to graduate school and/or career

  • Assist students to recognize the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles