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Booking an Appointment


To schedule a counselling appointment, students can drop-in to the Faculty of Student Development Student Services reception between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday in Old Main 1631; email; or call 250-828-5023.  Appointments are being offered in person and virtually.

If this is your first visit to counselling, you will need to review, complete and submit the following forms:

Complete PDFs:

Download the PDFs, fill them out and deliver them to OM 1631 or email them to The first two forms require an e-signature if you are submitting them by email.

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.


If you are unable to attend your appointment, please notify reception at least 24 hours before your scheduled appointment. Messages and correspondence will be responded to during regular office hours.

First visits

If this is your first visit to counselling: 

  • After completing the necessary forms, 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 and groups, individual counselling and community referrals.


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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.

Mental Health and Substance Usage 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


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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