|Location:||New College of Florida CWC 120, 5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243|
USFSM shares its Counseling and Wellness Center with New College of Florida. The office is located on the New College of Florida campus at the address above. In addition, the Center has an office on the USFSM campus one day per week. Students are able to receive services at either location. Counseling is a confidential process designed to help you address your concerns, come to a greater understanding of yourself, and learn effective personal and interpersonal coping strategies. It involves a relationship between you and a professional therapist who has the desire and willingness to help you accomplish your individual goals.
The Counseling & Wellness Center provides a variety of counseling services, providing short-term care and referrals for students in need of more intensive interventions:
- Group counseling
- Crisis intervention
- Psycho-educational information
Medical services are available during the Fall and Spring terms for registered students. Services are not available during Summer term or Winter break. A medical professional is available to students treating a variety of illnesses. Students must bring their USFSM identification card with them to be seen for treatment. Also, measles and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) shots are available during the Fall and Spring terms for a fee. Standard office visits are free and students receive a discount on lab services and other tests. For specific cost information or an appointment, call the number listed above.