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Counseling Center
University of Mississippi


The UCC provides outreach services to students, faculty, and staff of the University as well as the Lafayette County, Oxford, and University community.  These outreach workshops and presentations focus on a variety of mental health issues and topics.  We also provide psycho educational programs based on the needs of the UM community. Our workshops and wellness events represent our commitment to reach out proactively to UM students and the larger community. Our goal is to increase education about mental health, student well-being, and UCC services on campus. We offer outreach programming on any topic relevant to mental health that has an impact on the success and well-being of our students. Formats include presentations, panels, event support, displays, and tabling.


Any topic related to student mental, emotional, and behavioral health can be accommodated. Here are some of the topics that have been requested in the past:

  • Counseling Center Services
  • Anxiety/Stress Management/Stress Reduction
  • Mindfulness
  • Time Management
  • Roommate Issues
  • Self-Care Skills
  • College Adjustment/Homesickness
  • Civility/Anger Management
  • Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training
  • Alcohol and Drug Issues
  • Eating and Body Image Concerns
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Dealing with distressed students/li>

Request an Outreach Event

Use this form to request an outreach event. Please allow up to 4 weeks notice for all outreach requests.

We strive to meet all outreach demands but cannot guarantee that all will be completed. We are happy to provide promotional items and resources to all events.

Past Events

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UCC Cookies and Counseling Tabling Event (October 2021): UCC offered free cookies, mental health resources, and stress balls to all students, faculty, and staff.

I love you a latte event

UCC’s “I Love You A Latte” Tabling Event (October 2021):  The students wrote positive affirmations for  mental health on notes and stuck them on a bulletin board to uplift the campus as they walked by. UCC partnered with Starbucks for a chance for students to get free coffee.

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Match for Mental Health Golf Tournament (April 2021) : UCC, IFC and Fraternity &Sorority Life at the Match for Mental Health Golf Tournament

Out of the Darkness Event

Out of the Darkness Walk (March 2020): The Out of the Darkness Experience aims to create a world without suicide. We asked participants to wear the color that they were walking for and think about how suicide affects our campus community and how we can bring awareness to stop suicide.