Student Counseling Center
The Student Counseling Centers Academic Advisors assist upperclass level students with selection of major courses of study, course selection, registration, study skills, test taking challenges, and time management. Mental health professionals provide individual, couples and group counseling for managing normal developmental crises, stress and anger; anxiety disorders; depression; and relationship conflicts including family, peers, partners, and faculty. Referrals to clinicians and area hospitals are provided as needed. The Peers That L.I.V.E. Organization (formerly know as the Peer Counselor Organization) provides information and workshops on psychosocial topics of importance to Hampton students. Summer Peer Helpers support Summer Pre-College/Bridge students in their adjustment to college life. In addition, the Counseling Center is responsible for advising upperclass undecided/undeclared majors, including new transfer students, and students on academic probation.
All services are provided to students, faculty and staff at Hampton University by appointment except in emergency cases. Appointments are made as either a walk-in or by calling the Student Counseling Center in advance between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Upon setting an appointment, background information will be obtained from person(s) seeking counseling and an appointment will be scheduled as soon as possible.
The Student Counseling Center currently maintains a policy of strict confidentiality. Disclosures that students make during counseling sessions will not be shared without the student's written consent. The only circumstances in which confidentiality may be broken are:
- Students indicate the likelihood of harm to self or others
- Students are not of legal age (18)
- Students disclose physical or sexual abuse to self, a child, or an elder