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 for 30-45 minutes 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 (please come 5-10 minutes early).
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:
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 can assist in directing the ambulance to the correct location – 250.828.5033
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
•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)