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CCSD Social Justice Statement

I am pleased to announce that the Center for Counseling and Student Development has refined our values, goals, and direction, with specific aspirations regarding social justice. I’d like to thank the many staff members, students, and alumni who have been part of...

CCSD Fall 2021 Services

  See our flyer below for a snapshot of our services this fall.  You can also download a .PDF by clicking on the image. More detailed information regarding our services can be found here or by calling...

CCSD is Moving!

Welcome to UD! We’re very excited to have you as part of the UD community. At the same time, we know that your prior experiences have been indelibly marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. For those who have surrendered moments, missed milestones, or lost loved ones, know...

Congratulations and thank you, class of 2021!

Congratulations, class of 2021! You have weathered an academic journey unlike any we’ve ever seen. We see and validate the many feelings that may surround this commencement season, from triumph and relief to disappointment and a sense of loss for those moments...

Self-compassion in Action Workshop Round 2

Do you find it easy to care for others when they’re struggling, but are your own worst critic when you have a setback? Would you like to learn skills for increasing happiness and resilience, while decreasing stress? Would you like to strengthen your...

Self-compassion in Action Workshop

Do you find it easy to care for others when they’re struggling, but are your own worst critic when you have a setback? Would you like to learn skills for increasing happiness and resilience, while decreasing stress? Would you like to strengthen your...

The Original People

Join us: The Original People, Feb. 23 On behalf of the Indigenous Programming subcommittee of UD’s Antiracism Initiative, please join us for our inaugural event on Tuesday, February 23, 6:00-7:30pm EST. The Original People will celebrate the traditions of our...

New Extended Hours at CCSD For Spring 2021

CCSD will be offering extended hours on Mondays and Wednesdays for Spring 2021 beginning February 15 to students who are unable to use our standard business hours. To schedule an appointment, call 302-831-2141 between 8-5 and you will be connected with a a member of...

Campus Connect: Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers

This program will take place on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, via Zoom.  This interactive program, led by the staff at The Center for Counseling and Student Development, is designed to help individuals feel more comfortable talking to students...

Campus Connect: Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers

We are sorry to announce Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training For Gatekeepers is cancelled for today 1/22/2021. Current registrants will receive an email announcing the rescheduled date which we are working on now and anticipate it will be in early February....

UMatter2DE Virtual Suicide Prevention Conference

UMatter2DE’s mission is to promote emotional health, educate Delaware college students who may be struggling with mental health illnesses, and strengthen collaborative efforts to prevent suicide among college and university students in Delaware. The UMatter2DE Higher...

Ask the CCSD

To round out Virtual Fresh Check Week 2020, at noon on Friday, October 30, CCSD staff will host a live panel to answer your questions about mental health and wellness, services and resources, coping strategies and more. Questions must be submitted in advance here:...

Coping with COVID Support Group

Have you received a recent positive diagnosis or just found out you were exposed to COVID and now in self-quarantine? This is a space to connect with others and receive support and talk about ways to stay mentally healthy during this time. Offered every Thursday 12:30...

Statement of Support for the UD Student Community

The CCSD acknowledges the disappointment and loss many students and families are feeling in the wake of the University’s July 22 announcement that the majority of fall 2020 courses will be delivered online. With the majority of classes now being delivered...

Resources for Incoming Students, Family, and Friends

While starting college represents a fresh start in many respects, it also poses new challenges. This brochure is intended for incoming students who have a history of mental health concerns or prior treatment, regardless of how well things are going now. Please visit...

Hearing the Voices of UD Students

At the Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD), we are hearing your concerns with our services and with those of the mental health community.  Thank you for making these issues known to us and for speaking your voice – we will continue to listen and...

CCSD check-in with international students

With Meenal Jog, M.Ed. and Hsiu-Hui Chen, Ph.D. Friday, May 29 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Center for Counseling and Student Development invites UD’s international students and scholars to check in this Friday to discuss any stressors that might be impacting...

Fresh Check-in at Home

Check in with us! CCSD invites you to participate in Fresh Check-in at Home. Due to COVID-19, the second annual Fresh Check Day at UD was cancelled this year. However, the Jordan Porco Foundation has created an alternative. As many of us adjust to a remote world in...

COVID Coping Resources for Student Veterans

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we at the Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) wanted to share with you a collection of resources from our colleagues at the Center for Deployment Psychology designed to provide you information on coping with your...

Appointment Information While We Work Remotely

TEMPORARY CHANGES:  Due to the rapidly evolving situation, we continue to evaluate how best to deliver our services. Beginning Friday, March 13th and continuing until further notice, we will not be having face to face meetings.  Please call CCSD 302-831-2141 (or the...

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Resources

We at CCSD are aware that there are ongoing concerns among members of our community regarding access to several resources at this time. This, in addition to managing ongoing stress and uncertainty related to this rapidly evolving situation, can be quite taxing for...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to develop and rapidly change, it is normal to feel anxious, overwhelmed, and uncertain. We at CCSD would like to provide resources and support for our community and will continue to update this page as further details...

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread, we at CCSD understand that people are being impacted in different and challenging ways, and we would like to express our support and care to our campus community during this time of anxiety and loss. We understand...

Eating Disorder Awareness

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is from February 24 – March 1, and we here at CCSD would like to extend our support to members of our community who struggle with disordered eating and/or body image concerns. For students struggling with body image or...

Supporting our global community

We here at CCSD have been deeply saddened by a number of crises occurring in the world. We understand that a number of our students are impacted by these, and are here to offer our support to our Blue Hen community. On January 3, the Planned Parenthood of Delaware was...