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 bottom floor of Racey Hall and is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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
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.”