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The college years can be filled with new and enriching experiences but can also present challenges which may interfere with your academic progress and emotional well-being. The Student Counseling Center (SCC) is here to help you overcome challenges, attain your life goals and enhance your personal growth. Our goal is to help you make the most of your years here at USD. Thus, on our website you will find information about our services, staff, information about campus resources, how to refer a student, and crisis management. There are also links to self-help tools and general health information.

We invite you to explore the website and take advantage of the many services and resources we have to offer. Thank you for visiting the SCC!


Hours & Appointments:

The Student Counseling Center is open all year Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Services are provided outside of the office hours on an as needed basis; every effort is taken to accommodate individuals in need.

  • Year round service Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Emergencies or crisis situations
    • off-campus dial 911
    • on-campus dial 9-911


We've Moved!

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We're now located in the Cook House on the southeast corner of campus. Click on the map to the left for more information.

What We Offer

The Student Counseling Center offers a wide range of confidential services to currently enrolled USD students. These services include but are not limited to:

  • Individual & group counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Consultation
  • Education and prevention services
  • Case management services
  • Self-help resources

Discussion Topics

Topics might include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Identity concerns
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol and drug use
  • Abuse and violence issues



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Current Students

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