Tuskegee University Counseling Center

Hours of Operation:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: (334) 727-8244
Location:  Next to Kresge Center 

Welcome to Tuskegee University Counseling Services!

Tuskegee University Counseling Services is dedicated to delivering excellent care and treatment to our diverse student population at TU. The college years are a time of accelerated growth, significant challenges and considerable stress. We listen carefully to student concerns and we believe that no concern is too small to be addressed.  

Why See A Counselor?

The Counseling Center staff is available to help students address common concerns such as:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Academic Challenges
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Culture & Ethnicity 
  • Depression
  • Disillusionment
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Family Concerns 
  • Gender Identity 
  • Perfectionism             
  • Procrastination
  • Relationships 
  • Roommate Concerns 
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Substance Abuse

Wellness Center Mission

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 Tuskegee University Counseling Center is located 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. For emergencies on Campus dial extension 4911.

Students must come in person to complete the necessary forms and information. All Counseling Sessions are private and confidential.

Counseling Center Staff

Amber Richardson, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
Lead Counselor

Warrena Millon, M.Ed.

Gerald Young

Individual Counseling

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:

  • Academic concerns
  • Adjusting to college
  • Alcohol/ drug abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Communication
  • Culture shock
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief
  • Roommate/ peer relationship problems
  • Stress management

Outreach Programs

Outreach Program Request Forms are available at the Counseling Center. Kindly submit them 2-3 weeks in advance for review, availability and approval.