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Counseling Center
University of Mississippi

Initial Assessment

An initial assessment (IA) is an information gathering session that obtains a detailed understanding of the presenting problems and thorough history of the client’s background. This appointment is the first appointment if client is seeking on-going therapy.

To schedule an appointment, please contact the Counseling Center.


*A $20 fee will be charged to the student’s Bursar Account if any of the following occur:

  • You fail to attend your appointment
  • You fail to cancel 2 hours prior to your scheduled appointment
  • You are more than 15 minutes late to your scheduled appointment