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Making an Appointment

What to Do and What to Expect:

Students can email, uwtshaw@uw.edu e-mail link call 253-692-4522 or stop by the Student Counseling Center (SCC), MAT 354, to schedule an appointment.

Individual appointments are approximately 50 minutes in length.

The SCC makes every effort to schedule students as soon as possible. Same day appointments are available.

After your first appointment, your counselor will assist you in scheduling additional appointments. If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please contact the SCC at least 24 hours in advance.

There is no fee charged for Student Counseling Center services for all enrolled UW Tacoma students.

Emergency protocol at Student counseling center at UW Tacoma: please be advised that we do not provide 24 hour services. If you are experiencing a crisis, after hours or weekends, please call the crisis clinic:

Your rights, responsibilities and role:

Confidentiality, why it's ok to trust us:

Our staff has been trained with the latest HIPAA and FERPA guidelines. Communication with your counselor will be kept in confidence and will not, except under the circumstances explained below, be shared with anyone outside of the SCC, unless you give written authorization. SCC records are not part of academic records, and no one on or off campus has access to Counseling Center records except under extremely rare conditions which are included in the exceptions, to confidentiality mandated or permitted by law, below.

Exceptions to Confidentiality: