Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary
Thompson Rivers University 50th Anniversary

Booking an Appointment

Drop-in to talk to the Student Services secretary between 8 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday in Old Main 1631 or call 250-828-5023.

If this is your first visit to counselling: 

  • You will need to review our privacy notice and fill out an intake form. 
  • You will meet with a counsellor to clarify your needs and come up with a plan to meet your needs and reach your goals.
  • This plan may include self-help resources, psychoeducational workshops & groups, individual counselling and community referrals.

When booking, please indicate the nature of the appointment: personal concerns, academic success strategies or career counselling?

If you are an Indigenous student, you have the option of accessing support at Cplul’kw’ten – the Gathering Place: a home away from home.


Old Main 1631
(across from the cashier)



Hours of operation

Monday to Friday:
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
» Closed Saturday, Sundays and public holidays.
» Closed Dec. 24 at noon to Jan. 1


If you are unable to attend your appointment, please notify the secretary as soon as possible. Messages and correspondence will be responded to during regular office hours.


Counselling Services reserves a limited number of appointments to provide brief assistance to students dealing with a personal crisis that requires urgent attention. For additional or after-hours support, refer to the organizations listed below:

  • Crisis Response:
    If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital

  • MHSU Urgent Response:
    The After Hours Emergency Response Team – 250.377.0088

  • Campus Security:
    Campus Security can assist in directing the ambulance to the correct location – 250.828.5033

  • Non-Emergency RCMP:

  • Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault:
    TRU Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response – supports on and off campus
    Kamloops Sexual Assault & Counselling Centre (KSACC) – 250.372.0179

  • Additional Resources:
    •The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC: BC Crisis Line 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
    •Interior Crisis Line Network: 1.888.353.CARE (2273)

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