University Health and Counseling Services
Ambrose Center

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Our staff specializes in the unique needs of college students.  Counseling is confidential and provided at no cost to students. For more information about appointments and services, see services available.  

Scheduling an Appointment

Call 262-472-1305 or stop in the second floor of the Ambrose Health Center between 8 and 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.  You can not schedule an appointment online, you must call to make an appointment. If you are anxious about contacting us via phone, you may email us, and we will call you. For urgent concerns, there is a counselor available without appointment for crisis intervention when Ambrose Health Center is open. Community providers are available for all after-hours care, including the nearest emergency room, urgent care clinics, and more.

Student Eligibility for UHCS Services

All students currently enrolled in UW-Whitewater classes are eligible for services. Students who are enrolled in Spring and Fall Semester can choose to pay a one-time fee to cover services at UHCS for the summer. Students who are enrolled in summer session can receive services for no additional fee.

Qualifications of Our Staff

We have  licensed psychologists, counselors, and interns who strive everyday to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and academic well being of our students. We offer services that range from treating depression, body image concerns, low self-esteem, alcohol and other drug abuse, suicidal ideation, anxiety issues, family, friend, roommate or dating concerns, grief and loss, time management, sexual assault/abuse, and just about anything else that is important to you. We welcome and respect students of all racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, sexual orientation, gender, spiritual belief, ability, and age groups. For more information on our staff, please see our Meet Our Staff page.

Have any specific health questions or concerns? Please see our Wellness A-Z page for a comprehensive list of common health concerns, or visit our FAQ page. 


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