Services We Offer
Personal counseling provides an opportunity to talk with an objective,
caring professional about your concerns or problems. It can range from
informal consultation to brief psychotherapy. Counseling can be used
for handling issues ranging from personal enrichment to stress and
other psychological components of academic difficulties, relationship
breakups, family relationship and other issues affecting individual
student may see a counselor for the first time by making an
appointment or by coming in as a walk-in.
sessions typically last 50 minutes, once per week. The number of
sessions varies depending upon your goals.
goals of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) are to
provide services which will enable students with disabilities
to participate fully in university life and to ensure that a person
with a disability will not, on the basis of that disability, be
denied full and equal access to academic and co-curricular programs.
SSD are provided
by the Office of Student Counseling in Mary Moody Northen Student
Center, Suite 108. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.
The Office of Student Counseling serves as the liaison with the
International Student Services Office at Texas A&M University
in College Station. Personal Counseling, financial planning, liaison
with embassies and consulates, legal referrals, academic referrals,
immigration matters, orientation programs, and advisement to groups
are among the services offered.
For more information contact:
Office of Student Counseling
P.O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX 77553-1675
can be obtained from the Office of International Student Services
in College Station.
(8 to 5 Mon. to Fri.)
Students call (409) 740-4736
for the Office of Student Counseling. Students can also go to
Building 3025 Suites 115-119.
and Weekends Contact the
Campus Police at (409) 740-4545.
The Gulf Coast Center MHMR Crisis Hotline number is 1-800-643-0967
If you need
to speak to someone face-to-face immediately, call 911 or go to
the nearest hospital emergency room.
You may be
contacting the Office about yourself, or about a friend. If you
are concerned about a friend we hope you will use us as consultants,
let us help you out so that you don't get overwhelmed.
There is no
such thing as a "dumb" question or request. We would
prefer that you contact us for a small matter rather than wait
until a serious crisis develops.
& Drug Education
The Office of Student Counseling provides alcohol and other
drug information to the campus community. Educational information
is disseminated through workshops, training seminars, presentations
to classes and student groups, information tables, People Helping
People (a peer education program) and special educational promotions
throughout the year. A resource library which includes books, journals,
and video tapes on various substance abuse related topics is maintained
in the office. Additionally, confidential counseling is offered
by a licensed professional counselor.
For more information, contact the Office of
Student Counseling at (409) 740-4736, Building 3025 Suites 115-119.
for some helpful suggestions? Maybe you just need to be pointed
in the right direction. Counselors routinely consult with students,
faculty, and staff on a wide variety of issues ranging from personal
If you would like to consult with a counselor, call us at
409-740-4587, or come by the Office of Student Counseling,
Building 3025 Suites 115-119.
your organization or group need a speaker? Are you a professor and
need to miss a class for a conference or meeting? Please allow us
the opportunity to present for you.
& Time Management
& Test Anxiety
The Skill of Academic Success
Friends Get Help
& Eating Concerns
and Substance Use: Know the Warning Signs of Addiction
to College Life: Finding Your Place
Planning: Following your Dreams and Finding your Life's Work
Issues: Developing Cultural Sensitivity
Graduate School Advising
Professional School Advising
Texas A&M University
Confidentiality and Fees
discussed in counseling is kept strictly confidential as mandated
by Texas state law. As counselors we are bound by the law as well
as our professional code of ethics and do everything to maintain
your confidentiality and privacy.
Please note that under
Texas law, we are required to violate confidentiality if:
a danger to yourself or others
involving child or elder abuse
unlikely event that our records are subpoenaed
Service fee funds counseling services and all students pay this
fee. No additional fee is required for counseling or testing services.
Office of Student Counseling provides information regarding Study
If you want
more information either come by the office or contact us at 409-740-4736 or contact:
Abroad Program Office
Texas A&M University in College Station