University Counseling Services

Creating an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well being.

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COVID-19 Updates

University Counseling Services is no longer scheduling in-person appointments to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Clinicians and Advocates will be available by phone. If you would like to speak to a clinician or for support related to sexual violence, intimate partner violence, or stalking, please contact us at 828-6200 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  

If it is an after-hours emergency then please contact the VCU police at 828-1234 and ask to speak to the on-call counselor.

Thank you for your patience.


We aim to provide comprehensive evaluation and consultation for students on best options for their mental health care. This can include any of the following: case management, referral services to a community provider, brief individual and couples therapy, group therapy, consultation, and resiliency workshops.

Our Staff

Meet our senior, administrative and contract staff as well as our trainees.


The mission of University Counseling Services (UCS) is to create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well being through direct clinical service, education, and prevention. UCS achieves excellence through a multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive psychological services and mental health training. UCS is committed to human rights and equality, promoting respect for individual and cultural differences.


UCS is committed to excellence and believes in the value of the whole student. We strive to be student centered and to remove barriers to student success.

Read more about our mission, vision, and diversity statement

Provide us Feedback

University Counseling Services strives to provide the highest quality of care for students. If you have any concerns about the services provided (including cultural sensitivity concerns) we would like to hear from you.