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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 on a first come, first served availability. 

Walk in hours in the morning begin at 8:00am; walk in hours in the afternoon begin at 1:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 12 pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

You are encouraged to arrive early to acquire one of the consultations spots. Morning consultations typically scheduled at 9 am, 9:40 am and 10:20 am. Afternoon consultations are typically scheduled at 2:30 pm, 3:10 pm and 3:50 pm.  Please have your ID availale to show the front desk. 

Please be advised that students will need to complete our initial paperwork which can take up to 30 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.