University Counseling and Consulting Services (UCCS) supports the teaching, research, outreach, and service missions of the University of Minnesota by offering comprehensive, accessible, flexibly-delivered counseling, consultation, and instruction.
As a unit of the Office for Student Affairs, UCCS contributes to the comprehensive education of students, the protection of human rights, and the enhancement of University programs, services, and organizational units.
The mission of UCCS is to:
In carrying out these programs, UCCS plays several roles: educational/developmental (assessing and enhancing potential); preventive (anticipating, circumventing, forestalling difficulties); and remedial (assessing and remedying problems).
UCCS is committed to meeting the diverse and changing needs of multiple populations while nurturing and supporting the professional growth and ethical conduct of staff; engaging in innovative program development and management; and participating in the University governance system.