Student Issues

Often students have concern about themselves or others or with situations in which they find themselves.

They may:

  • have trouble getting along with a family member, roommate, friend or romantic partner.
  • want to belong and be included
  • feel lonely or isolated or experience depression or anxiety that keeps them from doing what they want or need to do
  • need to learn how to work more effectively and productively, and better manage their time and stress
  • worry about their relationship to food and their own body image
  • be overwhelmed by grief or loss
  • have difficulty with alcohol or other drugs
  • wonder where they are headed in life
  • feel stuck or split about an important decision
  • experience “panic” attacks
  • experiencing a personal or family crisis
  • questioning sexual orientation or sexuality
  • suffering from low self esteem or feelings of inadequacy

The Counseling Center staff possesses knowledge and expertise in a broad range of problems that university students typically and frequently encounter including relationship problems with romantic partner, roommates or friends, family problems, grief and loss issues related to relationship break-up or death; also low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and uncertainty about choice of academic major or career. These are just a few of the problems and concerns that the staff is well-trained in helping students to understand, change, and cope with more effectively. Personal concerns may also include family, peer and work relationships, difficulties or emotional issues related health or mental health. Counseling services are free to enrolled matriculated students. Our office is opened Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Counseling Center, Midtown Student Center Room 222,
Phone: 203.837.8690, Email:, Fax:203.837.8416