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The Initial Consultation

Initial appointments for new students are available at SHCS. Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) provides same-day, walk-in hours for first-time initial consults for students who have never been seen before or who have not been connected to counseling within that same semester.

Walk in hours in the morning begin at 8:00am; walk in hours in the afternoon begin at 1:00pm. The appointment times will be scheduled based on availability between 9:00 am – 11:00 am and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

Please be advised that students will need to complete our initial paperwork which can take up to 20 minutes. An initial consultation will not be set until all initial paperwork is completed. Students will be seen for 20-30 minutes to assess presenting needs to determine best course of treatment.

Students who have been previously seen at SHCS within that semester can call 760-750-4915 or walk-in to the center and ask to be connected with the therapist that they worked with previously.