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Student Counseling

Summer Student Counseling Availability

The Student Counseling Office will be open during the summer months. Our office will have counselors available to see students for counseling sessions on Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday each week. Students can make an appointment by calling the Student Counseling Office (320-589-6060) or by coming to the office Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Let’s Talk Consultations

Let's Talk is not formal counseling; it is a drop-in service where students can have an informal ten-minute consultation with a counselor.

Summer Let’s Talk Hours:

  • Thursdays starting May 23rd: 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Spooner Hall Veranda
  • Fridays starting July 26th: 12:00 - 2:00 pm in the Multi-Ethnic Resource Center Conference Room.

Please know that office staff will be reduced during the summer months. If the office is closed or you receive a voicemail, you can leave a message and your message will be returned as soon as someone is back in the office.

Someplace Safe does not have office hours over the summer if you are in need of advocacy services please call 320-589-3208 or 1-800-974-3359

For Mental Health Emergencies, please call 911

Have a great summer!

Office Location: 235 Behmler Hall
Office Phone: 320-589-6060
Office Email: ummcounseling@morris.umn.edu

Student Counseling supports students’ self-awareness, skill building, mental health and well being to foster success in meeting their academic goals and in life.

Student Counseling provides free personal, crisis, and developmental counseling, educational programming and outreach, and maintains a confidential service for students who have been sexually harassed or harassed based on race, sexual orientation or religion.

Student Counseling focuses on the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, physical, occupational and social development of students. Our services are preventative and educational in nature and come from a developmental perspective. Students in crisis and those with chronic mental illnesses are served in the capacity deemed appropriate. Ongoing consultation to students and faculty concerned about another person is also provided.

Student Counseling provides assessment, mental health counseling, brief psychotherapy, and referrals for UMN Morris students on a voluntary and confidential basis. Our purpose is to support students’ personal development, help students cope with challenges associated with painful life events, and assist students in developing resiliency so they are better able to respond to problems and concerns. We are here to help in ways that further students’ growth and make their experiences as UMN Morris students more productive and successful. Here are the services we offer for currently enrolled on-campus students:

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Psychiatric and mental health medication referrals including referrals on campus telepsychiatry.
  • Consultation
  • Presentations and workshops

How to make an appointment

Please call 320-589-6060 or, to schedule an appointment, drop by the Student Counseling Office on the 2nd floor of Behmler Hall between 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Services Student Counseling Does Not Provide

Student Counseling strives to provide as much support for students’ mental health care as possible. However, we are not able to provide some specialized services, resource-intensive programs, services beyond the scope of Student Counseling mission, or those which pose a conflict of interest.  As such, we do not provide:

  • Clinical services for students studying away from the campus including international or domestic exchange. We do not serve incoming first-year students prior to Orientation, students who have graduated, or alumni
  • Clinical services to staff or faculty
  • Long-term counseling
  • Specialty care such as EMDR, psychoanalysis, bodywork, etc.
  • Intensive substance abuse treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Testing for learning disabilities or attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Assessment and documentation for service or emotional support animals
  • Forensic evaluations
  • Neuropsychological evaluations
  • Court ordered treatment, treatment that is the stipulation of probation and mandated treatment
  • Evaluations for attorneys or courts related to difficulties such as alcohol infractions (e.g., driving under the influence) or other domestic matters such as parents seeking custodial authority of a student
  • Services to students who are not medically stable or require intensive medical treatment
  • Mediation for on-campus proceedings

Although we do not provide these services, we will assist students in accessing these resources off-campus. If you would like assistance in finding an on-campus resource to meet your needs, please contact Student Counseling and schedule an appointment with one of our counselors.