University Counseling Center
The UCC is offering in-person and virtual services. All currently enrolled students are eligible for services as permissible based on state licensure guidelines. If you live out of state please call the UCC to determine your eligibility for services.
Call us at 504.865.3835 to schedule an appointment. The counselor on-call is available 24/7, 365 by calling 504.865.3835 and pressing 1 after the prompt.
If you need help filing for health insurance, SNAP benefits or specialized referrals, our case managers can assist you. Call to schedule an appointment.
Experiencing increased anxiety?
- Attend one of our live-streamed Anxiety Management Workshops
Leaving town for the summer?
The UCC counselors are unable to see clients out of state for counseling but we still offer case management appointments to all current Loyola students and we can help you find a counselor at home. Call 504-865-3835 to schedule an appointment or check out this How to Find a Therapist Guide.
Concerning the War in Ukraine
The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has become an omnipresent stressor for many of us at Loyola University. Whether you are from Ukraine, or from Russia, or glued to the daily news cycle, you might be experiencing increased feelings of distress. This might look like worried thoughts, trouble sleeping, increased sadness, fatigue, stomach aches, or muscle tension – to name a few stress indicators. You are not alone in these feelings.
Here are some resources that may be of use to you.
Discover Growth. Develop Confidence. Apply Balance.
University life presents a number of choices, challenges, and pressures — some exciting, some stressful. We support all our students with free, confidential professional counseling services around issues of stress, depression, anxiety, academic motivation, relationships, and more. We also provide counseling and education to prevent and cope with substance abuse and sexual assault.
Recent violence, abroad and closer to home, affects all of us. It is natural and reasonable to feel anger, sorrow, despair, fear, powerlessness, defensiveness, frustration, confusion, hopelessness and/or numbness in response to the national and international climate and continued acts of aggression, oppression and brutality. The University Counseling Center recognizes the emotional toll that these events take on our students as individuals and our community as a whole and we are here to help without judgement, assumptions or bias. If you need a safe space to process, or if you want assistance coping, please schedule an appointment.
The UCC acknowledges the continued work of self-reflection, accountability, and openness to others necessary to create a community of inclusiveness, dignity and compassion. As such, we are committed to helping you on this journey, and committed to our own work towards intercultural competency. Please know that you are not alone, and that we are here to listen and to support you.
A counselor is on-call 24/7, 365 days a week. The counselor on-call is available 24/7, 365 by calling 504.865.3835 and pressing 1 after the prompt. You will be immediately connected to a trained and licensed mental health professional.
Are you a young person of color?
Are you a young person of color feeling down, stressed or overwhelmed? Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will receive the text and respond to you quickly to provide support. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.