USC Upstate offers counseling services to the students

Counseling Services

The Counseling Services campus office is currently closed to in-person visits due to COVID-19. We are offering distance counseling and tele-psychiatry at this time. 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.

Services for Students

Crisis Services

Mental Health and Counseling Resources


Testing and Evaluation Services

Educational Workshops

Question, Persuade and Refer

Contact Counseling Services


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.


In addition, Counseling Services provides educational workshops on a wide range of topics including but not limited to the following:

  • Stress Management 
  • Test Anxiety
  • Time Management
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Grief and Loss

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.

*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.