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Student Counseling Center


The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Student Counseling Center is committed to treating the psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional needs of our students. Our licensed, caring mental health professionals understand that mental illness and disorders are real, and are here to help you navigate through difficult times. 

UAFS students who are currently enrolled in credit courses, including UAF Engineering and ROTC programs, can receive up to eight counseling sessions each year at no charge. Concurrent students, including those in WATC as well as UAFS faculty and staff, are not eligible for counseling through the UAFS Student Counseling Center. 

Make an Appointment

Although walk-ins are accepted we recommend calling in advance to make an appointment. Please call our office, which is located in Pendergraft Health Sciences Center 129, at 479-788-7398

Counseling Center Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you are in an after-hours emergency please call the 24-hour hotline at 800-542-1031. We also offer an after-hours non-crisis Warmline, which is answered locally, at 479-452-6655.