To see a counselor, schedule an appointment by stopping by the Counseling Services Office in the Kern Center, K-230, or by calling (414) 277-7590. Office hours are Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Summer hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For after hours and emergencies call MSOE Public Safety at 414-277-7159.
Sexual Assault Treatment Center(SATC) contact information:
945 N. 12th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53213
The counseling staff is experienced in helping students in three main areas:
Counseling might help a student to:
- Identify and achieve appropriate academic goals
- Adjust to a new educational environment
- Develop appropriate study habits
Counseling in these areas may help a student with such common concerns as:
- Developing healthy relationships
- Eating disorders
- Chemical dependency
- Coping with anxiety, depression and loneliness
- Stress management
- Family issues
In this category, counseling explores with the student:
- Realistic objectives in career choices
- Appropriateness of current major
- Effect of lifestyle on job satisfaction
Counseling Services utilizes a number of assessment tools, such as occupational or personality tests, which might serve as a basis for gaining further insight and information within the counseling relationship.
Your Role as a Student
The success of counseling depends upon the student’s willingness to help him or herself. It is up to the student to recognize a problem, be concerned enough to do something about it and take the initiative to seek an appointment at Counseling Services.
Successful counseling depends upon a trusting relationship between student and counselor. Everything said in a counseling interview is held in strict confidence. No information is released to any office or person within or outside the college community without the student’s permission.
Counseling Services is NOT
- A psychiatric outpatient clinic, nor is it an office for treating severe emotional disturbances. However, the counselor can refer a student to a more specialized worker if the particular problem necessitates that kind of attention.
- A disciplinary or rule-enforcing agency.
- An office that approves your class schedule. It will, however, discuss possible alternatives with you. The registrar and/or your advisor will help you meet graduation requirements and establish a class schedule.
- A place that will make decisions for you. It can, however, aid you in making your own decisions.
- Compulsory for MSOE students. Counseling Services is not a faculty or administrative office. Student participation is based entirely on the individual’s voluntary initiative.