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About Our Services

Information about appointments, eligibility, fees, confidentiality and consultations.

Scheduling an Appointment

Students who are interested in scheduling an appointment can call Counseling and Psychological Services at 850.474.2420 and select option 1, or visit the Center during our hours of operation.

Please note that we do not schedule, reschedule, cancel appointments, or communicate regarding counseling records via e-mail because e-mail is not confidential in the state of Florida. Please call us to schedule, cancel, or reschedule an appointment, or for other queries regarding counseling. 

While you are waiting for your appointment, we encourage you to check out our Self-Help Library tab. 


All students currently enrolled in classes at UWF are eligible for our services. Outreach services are available for students, faculty and staff.


Our services, consultations and outreach programs are offered free of charge. These services are covered by the UWF student health fee. However, the student will be responsible for the cost of any medications, laboratory tests, or other recommended medical tests as deemed necessary by the providers. Health insurance is not accepted or filed. 


Information shared with a therapist or psychologist is legally and ethically considered confidential; neither your attendance nor treatment will be shared with anyone outside the Counseling Center without your written permission. The records maintained by our center are confidential and are not part of your academic records.

There are four areas in which Counseling and Psychological Services may be bound by ethics or law to disclose certain information regarding treatment:

  • If abuse of a minor, the elderly, or a vulnerable adult is suspected.
  • If a counselor is concerned that you are at risk of harming yourself or someone else.
  • If a judge or court orders any information from your records.
  • If the information is requested regarding your treatment under the Patriot Act.

What to Do if You Know One of Our Counselors From Another Setting

Counselors strive to prevent having multiple roles with their clients. If you have another connection with a counselor, such as serving on a campus committee with them or knowing them through another setting, then we would likely schedule you with a different counselor.

If you know one of our counselors through other settings, please let our front desk staff know when you call to schedule your appointment. That way we can schedule you with a different counselor.


Counseling and Psychological Services is available for consultation with students, parents of students, campus organizations, faculty and administrators. To protect the confidentiality of all students that we serve, it is not possible for our center to inform those seeking consultation if the student of concern is already a client of the center.