Shenandoah University maintains an outpatient health center and provides outpatient medical treatment for acute and minor illness and injury. The Wilkins Wellness Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. During hours of operation, the health center is staffed by a registered nurse.
The Counseling Center is here to offer you short term personal counseling. The Center is located on the top floor of Cooley Hall rooms 301-307 and we are open 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 6 pm Tuesday and Thursday. 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.
I was feeling like I had dug myself into such a deep hole I could never get out, but I was able to sort through my feelings and find out that there were some solutions to my situation that I could do.”
—Sophomore Nursing student
Counseling helped lower my anxiety and helped me realize that what I was going through didn’t mean I was crazy, that it’s just part of figuring out how to manage class time and free time.”
—Junior Conservatory student
Meeting with a counselor has helped me see things more clearly and has helped me get back on the right track both with my studies and with my personal life.”
—Female Physician Assistant Graduate student
I was embarrassed to admit that I needed help, what my friends would think, what if my Dad found out…I realized that getting help was a good thing and my friends were more supportive than I expected, and my parents were never told a thing!”
—Freshman Conservatory student
I was carrying a lot of grief and anger for awhile, it’s a relief to dump all that stuff and find better ways to deal with everyday life.”
—Pharmacy Graduate student
I never felt I was worth it, but now I have much to look forward to and continuing at SU will help me get to where I want to go!”