Counseling and Psychological Services
January 31, 2015


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Affiliated Departments

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES (SHS) - Offers general medical care,
Women's Wellness, Skin Care, STD Screening, routine immunizations,
HIV testing, and TB testing. Houses a Class D pharmacy and carries over-the-counter items. Hours are M-R 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M., F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: Wellness Center
Ph: 665-2511

DISABILITY SERVICES - Works to provide students with documented disabilities (physical, learning, hearing, vision and psychiatric) accommodations in the classroom, such as extended test time, note-takers, and assistive technology. Hours are M-F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: University Center 108
Ph: 665-7005

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES - Provides counseling, crisis intervention and consultations for students who may have a substance abuse concern/issue. Books, videos and literature are available for faculty, staff, and students. Hours are M-F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: University Center 109
Ph: 665-2574

VETERANS SERVICES CENTER - Assists student-veterans by certifying for educational benefits, advocating for necessary services for veterans, providing academic advisement and mental health counseling to student-vets, developing projects to unite the university with our local community, and promoting student involvement and excellence with the UTPA Veteran Student Organization and National Honor Society. Hours are M-F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: University Center 218
Ph: 665-7934

STUDENT JUDICIAL AFFAIRS/OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF STUDENTS (DOS) - Provides ombudsperson services, mediation services, leadership opportunities, and enforces the Student Code of Conduct. Hours of operation are M-F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: University Center 315
Ph: 665-5375

CAMPUS ASSAULT RESPONSE EFFORT(CARE) ADVOCATE - CARE is a proactive program that includes aggressive ongoing education/prevention efforts for students, faculty, and staff as well as coordinated intervention efforts in the event of a sexual assault. Contact: Dolores Villarreal at 665-5375 or Kim Nguyen-Finn at 665-2574.

ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT AND MENTORING CENTER - Serves Freshmen and Sophomores who have passed all sections of the TSI. Provides academic advisement, probation/suspension advisement, study skills sessions, career exploration assistance, and transfer information and resources. Hours of operation are M-F 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: Southwick Hall
Ph: 665-7120

LAC TUTORING - Offers free tutoring to students in Math, Science, History, Political Science, Spanish, French, Philosophy, Reading, and Writing. Call individual labs for hours of operation. Location: Most labs in LEAC Bldg; Writing in Library
Ph: 665-2585

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