Concerns may include: having a hard time transitioning to college because you are missing your family and friends, missing your family and friends more than you thought you would, spending so much time focusing on home/friends that you're missing opportunities on campus.
The University of Louisville Counseling Center provides short term individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological testing. Our clients seek services for a variety of areas of concern, including psychological, personal/social, academic, and career issues. Counseling Center professionals provide consultation to faculty and staff members, as well as participate in outreach, training, advocacy, program development, and research. Our licensed providers and graduate trainees work in conjunction with the University community to promote a healthy campus environment that maximizes academic success and student retention.
The Cultural Center creates educational opportunities for members of the university community to critically think about their beliefs, values and assumptions as it relates to culture. Our vision is an inclusive and accepting campus climate free of bias and hate where students, faculty, staff, and alumni work together to create positive change in the campus and local community.
Office of Study Abroad and International Travel
As an important investment in your education while studying at the University of Louisville, here are some reasons why you should consider studying abroad:
• Develop career skills
• Increase employment prospects
• Form friendships from across the world
• Learn a new language or enhance language skills
• Gain cross-cultural skills
If you are experiencing culture shock, please see https://louisville.edu/studyabroad/already-applied-to-study-abroad/culture-shock.
Dean Of Students Office
Our office provides a variety of services in support of students, including:
• Assistance with a student concern, advocacy, or student grievance,
• Filing of a student complaint,
• Requesting an absence notification,
• Assistance with withdrawal or compassionate withdrawal,
• Assistance with a conduct situation (Code of Student Conduct),
• Requesting a student conduct record check,
• Requesting student emergency funds,
• Assistance with a Title IX situation (Student Sexual Misconduct Policy), and
• Requesting suicide prevention training (QPR training or Cards SPEAK Kognito Training)
If you need assistance but do not know where to go for help, contact the Dean of Students office.
International Student & Scholar Services Office
Our mission is to promote and enhance the University’s goals by creating a community that appreciates global interdependence. Our goals are to increase the number of international students at all academic levels; expand the number of students participating in study abroad programs; facilitate graduate student and faculty international research and travel; and provide quality services in support of these and other international initiatives.
We offer both recreational and competitive leagues, clubs, fitness programs and facility use that focus on providing participants with exercise, recreation, competition, and fun. It doesn't matter whether you're a veteran athlete or a first-time participant. There are plenty of opportunities waiting for you that will provide a sense of community and belonging between yourself and the University.
Office of Student Involvement
Student Involvement at the University of Louisville provides activities and services for the campus community. Through various boards, committees, and staff, we provides cultural, social, and recreational programs, aiming to make the out-of-class experience a part of the total educational process while advancing the institutional mission. These programs promote a sense of community and loyalty to the University while serving as a place for social, intellectual, and developmental growth for students as individuals or as part of a group.
For inquiries, please go to Louisville.edu/engage.
Student Recreational Center
The Department of Intramural and Recreational Sports’ goal is to improve the quality of life and sense of belonging for all members of the University of Louisville community. Through participation in a variety of sports and fitness activities, participants achieve an improved level of physical, emotional, and social well being within a welcoming environment.
Student Success Center
The University of Louisville’s Student Success Coordinators are a resource for students that need extra assistance navigating their college experience, overcoming obstacles and completing the path to graduation. We work collaboratively with faculty, advisors and other student services staff to provide guidance and support to students that are experiencing academic, financial or personal difficulties. If there are issues, big or small, impeding a student’s progress toward attaining his or her college degree, we are here to help.
Student Success Center
201 E. Shipp Street Walk
Louisville, KY 40292
Noble H. Kelley Psychological Services Center (PSC)
The PSC is a psychology clinic, training and research facility staffed by doctoral students in Clinical Psychology who are supervised by Licensed Clinical Psychologists. The PSC is operated by the Clinical Psychology program of the University of Louisville and provides services for children, adolescents, and adults.
PSC also has an Eating Disorder Specialty Treatment clinic. The Eating Disorder Specialty Clinic offers empirically-based assessment and treatments for eating and related disorders. We provide services for eating disorders, disordered eating, appearance anxiety, body dissatisfaction, and eating anxiety. PSC also holds weekly eating disorder recovery support group. Go here for more information for support group. http://www.louisvilleeatlab.com/eating-disorder-support-group.html.
Religious Life Association
RLA exists to provide a consistent liaison to the University in order that open lines of communication may be established. The desire is to listen to and be heard by the University. Affiliation in RLA is voluntary and affiliation does not supersede any other affiliation.
Transfer and Adult Services
With more than 200 degree programs, the University of Louisville is committed to equipping students with the knowledge and resources to be successful and make their own unique contributions to the world. Our application process is easy, and no essays or letters of recommendation are required for admission. To begin the application process, research deadlines, or review step-by-step instructions on how to submit your application, please visit our apply page.
TRIO Student Support Services
TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the University of Louisville. SSS is committed to helping low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities achieve a bachelor’s degree. The program’s mission is to increase retention and graduation rates by offering academic, financial, and personal support.
Veteran Student Services
Our mission is to smooth the transition from military life to student life by devoting individualized support to veteran students and their families in providing a broad range of services, coordinating with VA, university departments, and other community organizations.
Veteran Student Services
2211 South Brook Street, LL 32
Louisville, KY 40208
The mission of the Women’s Center is to offer support and resources to empower women with the goal of promoting an inclusive and equitable campus community and to develop engaged and compassionate leaders.
Located in Strickler Hall room 126.