Mission Statement

The Counseling Services office as a department within the Division of Academic Affairs, has as its primary mission promoting and enhancing the quality of life of Fitchburg State University students and aiding in their retention, by offering prevention and early treatment or referral for developmental, emotional, or interpersonal difficulties that arise during the educational process. Toward this goal, the Counseling Services Office provides timely and confidential supportive short-term counseling services of the highest possible quality, prevention-oriented psychoeducational programming, and referral for long-term or specialized clinical services.