Counseling Center

 Welcome to the University Counseling Center!

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Given the local, state, and federal guidelines regarding community response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Counseling Center is closed at its physical location in Nordenberg Hall. All satellite offices (including those located in residence halls) are also closed at this time.
All in-person services (including drop-in services) are suspended. The UCC is now offering a variety of online services and programs to meet the needs of our community during this time.
Online and digital services and resources are available for students by contacting the University Counseling Center at 412-648-7930 x1. Additionally, Therapy Assistance Online resources continue to be available.
Please continue to take care of your health and wellbeing.

What does that mean for you?

  • If you are currently engaged in individual and/or group therapy at the UCC, your clinician(s) will reach out to you to discuss next steps.
  • If you sought UCC services in the past or are seeking support for the first time, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on how to access services and what to expect when receiving support during this unprecedented time.
  • All scheduled in-person Wellness Workshops and Let’s Talk session have been cancelled until further notice. The UCC will be providing virtual workshops for interested students starting on Monday, March 23, 2020. Please visit our Virtual Workshops page for additional information.
  • All scheduled outreach programs and presentations have been cancelled, and the UCC is currently not accepting in-person outreach requests at this time. UCC will consider virtual presentation requests.

If you are in distress, please contact 412-648-7930 x1 to speak directly with an on-call clinician.
For urgent mental health concerns or crises, please contact re:solve Crisis Network at 888-796-8226 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.
If you are in an emergency situation and immediate assistance is needed, please call 911.
Additional Resources 

College can be an exciting and challenging time for students. The mission of the University Counseling Center (UCC) is to provide high quality services and programs that foster the academic and personal development, and the psychological well-being of Pitt’s diverse student body. From outreach and prevention to crisis intervention, the UCC is dedicated to supporting and empowering you to maximize your college experience and realize your fullest potential.

Any student interested in services at UCC, or requiring support for an urgent or crisis situation may present to the UCC at any time during drop-in hours to speak with a clinician.

If you are in an emergency situation where danger is imminent and immediate help is required, call 911 or the Pitt Police at 412-624-2121.

After-Hours Counseling Phone Numbers:  

  • General Mental Health Crisis Response:  412-648-7930
  • Sexual Assault Response: 412-648-7856

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