We at the University Counseling Center are deeply saddened and angered about the racism and pain our Black/African American and other minority communities have experienced for centuries and that have, once again, come to the fore in tragic ways these past couple of months. The outrage sparked by the death of George Floyd is a communal reaction to people collectively bearing witness to just the latest egregious example of injustice that has long been condoned, ignored, and dismissed. We stand in solidarity with Black/African Americans and all people of color, who have endured systemic and pervasive racial injustice on a daily basis throughout the history of our country.
UCC Services during COVID-19
The UCC is utilizing a tele-mental health platform that allows us to provide counseling services confidentially and as safely as possible without the need for masks. There are also private rooms at the UCC that can be reserved for tele-mental health sessions for those students needing a confidential space free from interruptions. These spaces will only be available to students residing on-campus during during the two week pause that the University is now taking to flatten the curve of the coronavirus spread. We ask that students bring their own device to utilize for their tele-therapy session to minimize the risk of exposure and the cleaning required in the room between sessions. Thank you for your cooperation.
Whenever possible, please call the UCC prior to coming to our office (574) 631-7336 and use the “Well Door” on the southeast side of the building (near Zahm Hall) to enter St. Liam Hall.
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The University Counseling Center (UCC), accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., provides confidential short-term counseling and crisis intervention services to eligible Notre Dame students and consultation and outreach services to members of the Notre Dame community.
This is a challenging time for all of us. We’re all likely experiencing some emotional discomfort given the spread of COVID-19 and the disruption to our normal routines. Grief at losing out on experiences, frustration, fear, and uncertainty are all normal reactions at this time. Furthermore, the University’s response to the pandemic and our move to remote learning represents a major change for us all.