Welcome to the Counseling Center! The Counseling Center is here to offer you short term personal counseling as part of the Wilkins Wellness Center. The Counseling Center is available to assist in the promotion of overall wellness so students can be successful both academically and in their personal lives. Read More

About Us


Counseling programs and services are offered to help students live more effective, responsible, and satisfying lives. Read More

Making an Appointment is Easy!

Massage Chair in the Relaxation Room, Cooley 302

The easiest way to make and appointment is to email the Counseling Center Director, Nancy Schulte.Read More

Sources for help

What to Expect in Counseling


What can you expect during your initial visit? Read More

Resources and Referrals

Orientation Leaders at Bridge

The Counseling Center maintains a resource library of books, handouts and pamphlets for use by students. Read More

Important Forms and Helpful Handouts

Student reading by one of the therapeutic lights in the Relaxation Room, Cooley 302

These papers and many more (as well as brochures) are available in the Counseling Center office, Cooley Hall rooms 301-306. Read More



Mental health emergencies which occur during office hours (9-5pm) can be handled by contacting the Counseling Center at (540) 665-4530 and asking to speak to Nancy Schulte prior to sending the student over to our center’s location at Cooley Hall room 301 (if at all possible). Read More

Guidelines for Responding to Students in Distress

A Faculty Handbook

When and how to refer a student to the Counseling Center Read More

For Faculty and Staff


The Counseling Center can provide workshops to train faculty and staff in identifying, intervening and referring students who appear to be in distress for any number of reasons. Read More

For Parents

Redbuds at Armstrong

Congratulations on being the parent of a college student! College is an exciting and challenging time for students and parents alike. Read More


Thank you for your interest in Shenandoah University’s Counseling Center’s Internship Program. Read More

Educational Outreach


In an effort to reach out to students, faculty, and staff, the Counseling Center provides educational programming on mental health topics of interest to the campus community. We also have expertise in alcohol and other drug issues. Read More