Services

Where is the Counseling Center Located? 

Walter Washington Administration Classroom Building. (WWACB)
3rd Floor Room 305


Whom Do We Serve? 

 Enrolled ASU Students


How Do I Make an Appointment? 

To make an appointment, call 601-877-6230 or come to Room 305 – WWACB. Walk-ins are welcomed.


What Services Do We Offer? 

  • Individual Counseling – provides an opportunity for a student to meet with a counselor on a one-on-one basis to help resolve conflicts, solve problems, choose a major and develop coping skills.
  • Group Counseling – a counselor assists multiple students in a group setting who have similar issues and concerns. Each student must agree to group counseling. 
  • Testing Services – various standardized tests are administered by the Counseling and Testing Center.  A list of tests is listed on this website. 
  • Attendance Monitoring – the attendance monitors generates reports from the Online Class Roll submitted by faculty.   Students who have missed three (3) or more classes will be contacted. 
  • Excused Absences - As of May 29, 2012, Counseling and Testing Services is no longer issuing official university excuses. Students must present official documentation for an excuse to their instructors, who will make the decision on the classification and acceptability of the excuse. Disagreements as to acceptable excuses are adjudicated by the Dean of the School and/or the Director of Administrative and Student Services, Office of the Executive Vice President/Provost.. 
  • Withdrawals – students who desire to withdraw from the university should complete a “Notification of Total Withdrawal Form” within the Counseling and Testing Center. 
  • Consultation/Referrals - an extensive list of referral agencies are maintained by the Counseling and Test Center. 
  • Outreach Programs – the Counseling and Testing Center conducts presentations, workshops and seminars. Some of the topics are: Test taking skills, test anxiety, stress management, relationship issues, and coping with depression/grief and time management.

What is the Cost? 

There are no charges for counseling services provide by ASU Counseling and Testing Center. However, if referrals are made to outside agencies, you are responsible for any fees incurred from those agencies.

What about Confidentiality?

Students are assured of confidentiality in accordance with ethical and legal standards set by the American Psychological Association.  Each Counseling and Testing staff must sign a Confidentiality Agreement. 

Exception

Counseling and Testing Staff may only release information to the proper authorities if the student:                                                                                                                                                                          

  1. Demonstrates a clear and imminent danger to self or others
  2. Indicates that a minor child, elderly person (65 or older), or dependent adult is being abused or neglected and;
  3. Is involved in litigation and the court orders that  information be disclosed