The staff at the Counseling Center wants to support your personal, academic and career goals. We do this through a variety of services. We also want you to know how to obtain our help during any difficult periods that you may have while you are a student at the University.

During the Fall and Spring Semesters the Counseling Center is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.. We are located at the Center for Student Services, 5600 George Merrick Dr. Building 21-R. During evenings and weekends psychologists are available for students in crisis who are referred by the University of Miami Police Department (305-284-6666) and the Department of Housing and Residential Life (305-284-4282). For more information, contact the Counseling Center at (305) 284-5511.

How to make an appointment?

For a first time appointment or the first appointment of a new school year, call at 8:30 a.m. to schedule for the NEXT WORK WEEK. SAME DAY appointments will be given if they are available, 305-284-5511. Please arrive on time for your visit. 


Common Reasons to Seek Counseling

  • Feeling anxious or stressed
  • Feeling overwhelmed or depressed
  • Time management problems
  • Relationship issues
  • Self confidence / esteem problems
  • Questioning your identity
  • Concerns about body image, eating problems and weight
  • Feeling homesick or lonely
  • Problems with addictive behaviors
  • Thinking or talking about suicide