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. Porter Scholars, Black Male Initiative and the Hispanic Latinx & Indigenous Initiative are the three main retention programs in the Cultural Center.
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 AFSP "It's Real" training), or other information related to Cards SPEAK
If you need assistance but do not know where to go for help, contact the Dean of Students 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.
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.
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.