Counseling Center

DePaolo Hall

Welcome to the Counseling Center

The goal of the Counseling Center is to assist enrolled students in maximizing their success at UNCW and in life. The center's staff provides confidential, time-effective counseling services to help students build a more satisfying and successful college experience. Services include individual and group counseling for personal or relationship concerns. In addition, staff members provide outreach and consultation services on a broad range of topics for students, faculty, staff and the university community.

Counseling Center hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

(Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am- 5 pm; Friday, 7:30 - 11:30 am)


Important Information about Parking

To avoid being ticketed when visiting the Counseling Center, please do not park in spots marked for Health Services, Testing Services, or outside your assigned parking zone. Counseling Services will not validate parking or verify attendance for parking tickets you receive while in our office. Paid convenience meters are available for all students/faculty/staff with or without parking permits and are located near the Cultural Arts Building and the small parking lot between James Hall and Trask Coliseum, and will be clearly marked.

Student Assistance Program (pdf file)

(for students covered by Student Health Insurance)


Featured Programs

Calendar of Events (pdf file)

Breathe Program


Group Counseling (pdf file)

Group Counseling Logo and link



The Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

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If you should have any difficulty accessing any information from the Counseling Center web pages or other information throughout our site, please contact us by telephone at 910-962-3746 and we will provide alternatives.