Tuskegee University Wellness and Counseling Services
The mission of the Counseling Center is to help students achieve their personal and academic goals, to understand themselves and others, and ultimately to lead more satisfying and healthy lives. We welcome and work with students of all backgrounds by providing individual and group counseling sessions and wellness/prevention outreach to the University community.
The primary function of the University Counseling Center is to provide individual and group counseling to students who may be experiencing difficulty with personal and social issues, academics, stress management, test anxiety, grief, relationships, sexuality, family concerns.
The Counseling Center is located in the Tuskegee University Wellness Center Building (Next to Kresge Center) Services are offered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Telephone number: (334) 727-8244. Appointments are encouraged, but not a necessity.
Students must come in person to complete the necessary forms and information. All Counseling Sessions are private and confidential.
Individual counseling helps you to clarify your concerns, gain insight into yourself and others, and learn ways to most effectively cope and/or resolve problems. Below are some of the common issues that a college student may address in individual counseling:
Group Counseling/ Support Groups
- Academic concerns
- Adjusting to college
- Alcohol/ drug abuse
- Culture shock
- Eating disorders
- Roommate/ peer relationship problems
- Stress management
There are opportunities for Tuskegee students to participate in group counseling/support groups. These group sessions are generally held on Mondays from 4-5 pm. Please call contact the Counseling Center for information about the location of the group meetings. Groups generally include 5-10 students who meet for weekly discussions, led and facilitated by a Student Counseling Center staff member. Groups are formed based on both the expertise of staff members and the current needs of students, and include the following issues to be addressed:
- Stress management
|Additional Student Counseling Services
Additional Student Counseling Services - 24 hour support is available through the Student Health Insurance Partner: New Directions Behavioral Health. Please take advantage of this support.
Toll Free: 800-624-5544
Login code: Tuskegee
- Interpersonal issues
- Freshman adjustment
- Adjusting to College
Outreach Program Request Forms are available at the Counseling Center. Kindly submit them 2-3 weeks in advance for review, availability and approval.
Americans with Disabilities Act 504 Accommodations Program
Mission: In line with our University's mission, the 504 Accommodations Program is in place to provide and/or help students acquire the necessary resources and accommodations needed (as verified through proper documentation) to help them become the most effective professionals and leaders of society.
Questions You May Have About Counseling
If you have nervous problems such as tension, depression, fears, fatigue, etc. and/or various physical complaints for which your family medical doctor finds no physical basis; if you have a school, sex, or marital related problem; or if you merely feel irritable, unhappy, and/or believe that you are not getting the most out of life, counseling will be of help to you.
The Veterans Affairs office serves as liaison between Veteran students enrolled at Tuskegee University and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Counseling and support services are provided to address unique characteristic needs and problems of veteran students, dependents and National Guard/reserve members.