Any enrolled student at Niagara University is eligible to request counseling. There is no cost to students.
YES! Students do not have to be of any religious affiliation to receive counseling.
Read Counseling Confidentiality for more information.
- If you are concerned about a friend or loved one, inform the student of your concern in a straightforward manner. Be specific regarding the behavior patterns you have observed. Suggest that he/she consider personal counseling and refer the student to Counseling Services.
- If the student agrees to the referral, you may offer to sit with them while they call Counseling Services to make an appointment or to accompany them to our office.
- Except in emergencies, the option should be left open for the student to accept or refuse a referral for counseling.
- If you are unsure about whether to refer, call us. We are always willing to discuss your concerns about a student and possible courses of action.