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Student Counseling Center

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) offers individual and group counseling, grief counseling and crisis counseling.

About the SCC

The Student Counseling Center offers counseling sessions to OSU students. Students seeking counseling need to complete the new client packet and schedule an appointment by calling the office.


The first session, typically called an intake session, allows for the student to discuss their situation with a counselor. The student and counselor will decide the best course of action. After the initial meeting, the student will either be assigned to an available counselor or placed on the waitlist. Students receive the intake session plus the first six counseling sessions free of charge. Additional sessions are $15 each.


If you are new to the center, you may use our Walk-in Clinic to speak with a staff member about your questions and to schedule an initial session with a SCC counselor.


Counseling Options

  • Individual Counseling

    Individual Counseling is a process where clients work one-on-one with a counselor in a safe and caring setting to explore their feelings, beliefs or behaviors to better understand themselves and others. In the early sessions, clients identify and set personal goals for their lives.


    Following the initial appointment, a client will begin to work with an assigned counselor to obtain a clear focus on past and present concerns and discuss the direction they wish to go with counseling.

  • Group Counseling

    One of the difficulties related to mental health issues is the belief that we are all alone in our struggle. One of the great benefits of group counseling is being able to relate to the experiences of others in a group. 


    More information on group counseling

  • Grief Counseling

    If you have recently experienced a loss, grief counseling can help you process your feelings and thoughts and help you navigate the difficulties that arise.

    More information on grief counseling


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