The social, emotional, and academic concerns that occur occasionally
in everyone's life can generate challenges, conflicts and questions.
Such concerns can make it difficult for a person to function in a satisfying
and successful manner. Common student concerns presented in counseling
- Feelings of Inadequacy
- Problems Adjusting to a Military College
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse
- Relationship Issues
- Poor Grades
- Bereavement and Grief
- Eating Disorders
- Anger and Irritability
The Citadel Counseling Center provides an atmosphere where personal
concerns of any type can be examined and discussed freely and confidentially.
Such an environment increases the likelihood that problems and conflicts
will be resolved.
Faculty and staff who would like to encourage a student to seek counseling
are referred to the website link titled, "Faculty/Staff Information".
Making decisions about a major and/or career requires that students
understand themselves. Counselors can help with that decision-making
process. Through our office, students can meet with a counselor to better
understand their interests, skills, and abilities. Students are also
encouraged to visit The Citadel Career Services Office at 573 Huger
Street for comprehensive career/employment planning and preparation
assistance; guidance on academic portfolio and resume construction and
use; on-campus interviewing and career fair schedules; development of
interviewing skills and employment search strategies; occupation, firm
and industry research; graduate program research; and assistance in
using The Citadel Career Volunteer mentors. The Citadel Career Services
Office may be contacted at 953-1617.
Many students experience some type of difficulty in their academic
work. This may involve problems in concentration or motivation, test
anxiety, or other difficulties. Through professional counseling, students
can understand some of the reasons for their difficulties and learn
to overcome them.
Students are also encouraged to seek academic assistance from the Office
of Academic Support and Special Services, located in Bond Hall, Room
363. The Office of Academic Support and Special Services offers individual
and group academic assistance to undergraduate students, graduate students,
and students with disabilities. Academic assistance includes academic
advising, learning strategies, study skills, and organizational skills.
In addition, students are encouraged to seek assistance from the Writing
Center located in Capers Hall, Rooms 103 and 104. The Writing Center
offers individual and group assistance to undergraduate and graduate
students in the areas of writing and learning strategies, such as reading
comprehension, notetaking, and test preparation.