Student Counseling Center

In line with the Slippery Rock University diversity statement, the SRU Student Counseling Center aims to provide counseling services inclusively to a diverse range of students. Diversity is defined broadly to include all students that may require counseling services. Faculty and trainees are committed to all students including those from underrepresented groups and seek professional development that enhances their training to work with all student populations.

The Counseling Center staff consists of a diverse group of counseling faculty with varied professional counseling and psychology related backgrounds. The mission of the Counseling Center at Slippery Rock University supports and promotes the psychological, academic and holistic health of Slippery Rock students.

To accomplish this, the Counseling Center:

  • Provides counseling to students through the developmental, social adjustment, academic preparedness and psychological challenges and opportunities they face during their decisive college years.
  • Provides short-term counseling, implements programming on issues relevant to students to enhance their personal growth, assists during crisis situations, and is a resource for referral to both on-campus and community support services.
  • Maintains a safe, confidential, non-judgmental environment for all students.
  • Promotes wellness through programming, training, and consultation to the Slippery Rock University community.


Monday, Wednesday, friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

For psychological emergencies occurring after 4:30 pm, please contact the university police at 724.738.3333, student health services at 724.738.2052, or The Center for Community Resources, 800.292.3866.

*When the University is closed due to weather, the counseling center will be CLOSED.*

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1.800.274.TALK (8255)

Therapy Assisted Online (TAO) will be available to students Spring Semester 2017. TAO provides tools and educational materials to help students learn how to change how they think and feel. TAO materials can be offered through video conferencing if students are screened to receive this service and/or as an adjunct to other Counseling Center services. Call in for more information and/or to be screened for TAO.