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Getting Started

To get started with services, schedule an Initial Consultation by phone.

  • Call the Counseling Center at (828)262-3180 to schedule an Initial Consultation appointment by phone. Please be prepared to provide your Banner ID number when you call. Please call during business hours (Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00) to schedule an appointment for a day/time that matches your schedule and counselor availability.
  • After scheduling, you will be sent instructions and a link to securely complete background information and history of your concerns. Please note that this must be completed prior to your Initial Consultation appointment.
  • Your Initial Consultation appointment with a counselor by phone will last approximately twenty minutes. The counselor will talk with you about your concerns and collaborate with you to make recommendations for services and resources in the Counseling Center, on campus, and/or in the community that will best match your needs.

Note: If you are calling to speak with a counselor about how to help a friend, please let the receptionist know or consider using our Let’s Talk program.