Student Counseling Center
The university experience can be a time of substantial growth for students, filled with changes, challenges, and new decisions. It is not uncommon for students to experience periods of trauma, crisis, stress, or confusion. The Student Counseling Center offers a safe community of mental health care to help Texas Tech students navigate life challenges, resolve psychological distress, and develop a life-long orientation toward resilience and mental wellness. Check out the rest of our website to find out how we can help you! Click here for information about eligibility for SCC services.
SCC Treatment Services
The SCC offers numerous types of therapies to address mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, traumatic stress, panic attacks, substance abuse, eating disorders, body image concerns, relationship problems, and family stressors. Listed below is a summary of our services. For more information about each, please click the links:
- Feel Better Fast for Anxiety or Depression
- Biofeedback Personal Coaching
- MindSpa Services
- Group Psychotherapy
- Therapy Assistance Online (coming soon!)
- Brief Individual Therapy
- Brief Couples Counseling
Student Counseling Center Walk-In Clinic
No scheduled appointment necessary to initiate services! Walk in to the SCC, fill out paperwork (this process takes about 30 minutes), and see a counselor for an initial consultation for approximately another 30 minutes. For more details see the How To Get Started page.
Second floor of the Student Wellness Center
(on the corner of Flint Ave. & Main St.)
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Walk-In Clinic Hours:
Monday - Friday
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Updates About Our Services:
October 5, 2018: The Student Counseling Center has a one-month wait for individual and couples counseling services following triage/intake. Please consider utilizing your health insurance or a low cost community clinic to start treatment sooner. Our case manager will be happy to assist you with a community referral: email@example.com
The Student Counseling Center will close on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm and reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 8:00 am. Please utilize the Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine for mental health emergencies during this time. 806-742-5555.
Effective 10/1/17, a Missed Appointment Fee will be applied to clients' Student Business Services accounts following no-showed individual or couples counseling appointments. In order to avoid this charge, clients must contact the Student Counseling Center prior to the scheduled appointment times to cancel or reschedule appointments which they cannot keep. Appointment text reminders are a courtesy and may not be sent for every appointment. SCC clients are responsible for knowing their appointment times, regardless of whether they receive text reminders.
Texas Tech Crisis HelpLine
The Crisis HelpLine provides 24/7/365 assistance for students experiencing suicidal thoughts, mental health crises, sexual assault, and interpersonal violence.
Other Campus Mental Health Services:
- Student Health Services (for medication-related and alcohol/drug abuse services)
- Family Therapy Clinic
- Psychology Clinic