Do you need to contact us right away? You can call us at:
708.235.7334
or email us at: studentcounseling@govst.edu.
                    Office Hours

          Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-7:00pm

                      Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

*After 5:00pm appointments may be available upon request.

 

Not a GSU student but still interested in counseling services?

The University Counseling Lab offers, FREE counseling services to those who are not currently enrolled GSU students. For more information, call 708.534.4545 or click here.

Important Numbers: 

On-Campus Emergencies, contact 911 or GSU Department of Public Safety at 708.534.4900

National 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, call 800.273.TALK (8255)

24-Hour Sexual Violence Hotline, call 888.293.2080

24-Hour Addiction and Alcohol Hotline, call 844.244.3171     

24-Hour LGBTQ Crisis Hotline and Services, call 866.488.7386

Reasons students use the counseling center

Reasons students use the counseling center

  • Anxiety or stress resulting from academics, coursework, and grades
  •  Adjusting to social life at college
  •  Feeling disconnected from support systems at home
  •  Difficulties communicating with professors, making friends, and developing a support system at college
  •  Difficulties in relationships with roommates, friends, or partners
  •  Balancing multiple demands (academic, relationships, and finances)
  •  Feeling unmotivated or depressed
  •  Loss of a loved one
  •  Dating violence or sexual assault
  •  Other concerns resulting from personal issues

Some concerns students discuss in counseling

Some concerns students discuss in counseling

  •  Feeling stressed or overwhelmed
  •  Difficulties concentrating, feeling confused
  •  Feeling less self-confident or less sure of your abilities
  •  Loneliness, homesickness, feeling like you "don't belong"
  •  Problems communicating with others
  •  Difficulty managing school and life stress
  •  Uncertainty about the future
  •  Feeling sad, angry, anxious or depressed
  •  Relationship difficulties

Outreach schedule and Information

Outreach schedule and Information

Click here for further info on how to schedule an outreach appointment with us.

  

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