Welcome to the Center for Counseling & Student Development

At the counseling center, we have been working to adapt to the current circumstances and continue to work on tailoring our services as the primary resource for students’ mental health needs. CCSD remains open for students (most of our services are virtual with some limited in-person availability) to call us at 302-831-2141 during business hours and you will be connected with a member of the front desk staff who will guide you through next steps. After business hours or when the line is busy, you may be connected with the UD Helpline, which is a 24-hour counselor-on-call service that is also available to you. You can also reach the Helpline directly at 302-831-1001.

Spring 2022 Business Hours

  • Monday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Please note that consultations and emergency appointments are offered Monday through Friday 1–4 p.m. and are accessed by calling 302-831-2141.

Please visit our services page for a full menu of our currently offered services. We also encourage you to explore our website as we have many on-line resources listed throughout here as well. There are states in which we are unable to offer our full menu of services, but please call our front desk (302-831-2141) and they will schedule you with an appropriate appointment to help you meet your needs.

Emergency Assistance

If you perceive an immediate danger or risk of suicide, call 911 for immediate assistance.

Students can also reach mental health support 24 hours a day on the UD Helpline or the Crisis Text Line.

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