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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. 

Location 

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.

Wellness Center Staff

Counselors: Ardelia Lunn and Warrena Millon
Phone: 334-727-8244

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

Group Counseling/ Support Groups

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
  • Grief
  • Interpersonal issues
  • Freshman adjustment
  • Adjusting to College

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.

Purpose:

The ADA 504 Accommodations Counselor's purpose is to serve as a liaison between the student and faculty member to ensure that students with disabilities are afforded equal opportunities to demonstrate their academic skills and potential through reasonable and beneficial accommodations.

Student Eligibility:

1.  Students must first meet the admissions requirements of Tuskegee University and be registered the semester they request services.

2.  Students must self-report to the Counseling Center and see the ADA 504 Accommodations Counselor to fill out an intake form.

3.  Students must provide documentation of their disability that is no more than three (3) years old.  The documentation should include; how you learn, suggested accommodations and fundamental impacts. 

4.  The documentation verifying your disability should be from a psychologist, psychometrist, medical doctor, etc. (a qualified professional).

CONTACT PERSON:  

ARDELIA LUNN
Wellness Center Bldg.
Phone: 334-727-8147
alunn@tuskegee.edu

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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.