USC Upstate offers counseling services to the students

Counseling Services

Confidential Support Services and Workshops

Counseling Services is available to see students in-person or virtually. If you would like to attend a counseling appointment in-person, we will take your temperature and require that you wear a mask for the duration of your session, no matter your vaccination status. Psychiatry appointments remain virtual. If you are showing any symptoms of illness prior to or during your appointment, you will be asked to reschedule.

To speak to a Clinician during business hours, please call 864-503-5195 and select option #1.If you would like to reach our after-hours crisis line, please call 864-503-5195 and select option #2.

Crisis Services

Mental Health and Counseling Resources

Miller Analogies Testing

ADHD and Learning Disability Testing

Educational Workshops


Counseling Services Internships

Counseling Services Policies

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Counseling Services offers students confidential support through:

  • Individual and Couples Counseling
    To help students deal with an array of personal and interpersonal issues including stress, anxiety, depression, grief and relationship issues.

  • Distance Counseling
    Distance Counseling is available to all currently enrolled USC Upstate students and students who are enrolled in the USC Upstate Palmetto College Distance Counseling is a counseling session with a trained and certified counselor that is conducted over a private and secure web-based method.  To utilize this service, you will need access to a device with a webcam and a microphone. If you are interested in obtaining Distance Counseling or for more information, please call us at 864-503-5195.

  • Group Counseling
    A group environment where students may gain support and understanding from peers.

  • Crisis Intervention
    To offer students with urgent emotional distress immediate assistance.

  • Psychiatric Services
    To support students who may benefit from medication management.

How to Schedule an Appointment

You can contact Counseling Services between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please call us at 864-503-5195. Our offices are located in the John M. Rampey, Jr. Center, 490 Hodge Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Prepare to share your contact information, including your name, student ID number, date of birth, and phone number. Students new to counseling may also schedule via the MyHealth Patient Portal.

*Please note that individuals who do not show for their scheduled counseling, psychiatry or testing appointment will be charged a $25 fee. This fee must be paid prior to scheduling your next appointment. Fees may be paid online.

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