Counseling Center

General Information

The Lee University Counseling Center (LUCC) has re-opened, with staff primarily working in-office. Therapy and other mental health services will resume on the first day of classes (January 12th).

We will begin the Spring 2021 semester (first 3-4 weeks) using telemental health (and other digital means) as our standard approach for provision of therapy as well as intake, psychiatric, and other services. This and our other re-opening policies have been developed in response to guidance from relevant sources including Lee University, relevant professional organizations, state and federal, etc. In rare exceptional cases, evaluated by pre-determined standards of necessity, in-person intervention may be offered. When providing in-person therapy/services, a variety of risk mitigation strategies will be required including but not limited to social distancing and the use of masks.

Please call LUCC at (423) 614-8415 (rather than walking-in to the center) with any questions or if seeking to initiate therapy/services with us. In case of crisis, contact 911 or Crisis Response at (423) 634-8995. If you are seeking crisis-related services from LUCC, please call rather than walking-in.

LUCC intends to re-evaluate our current policies following the first 3-4 weeks of the semester, with hopes of expanding in-person services.

Due to COVID-19 changes, rather than following our typical intake procedure, please contact LUCC at (423) 614-8415 or counseling@leeuniversity.edu and we would be glad to assist you.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Closed 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays (for Chapel)
  • Direct clinical services provided from the¬†first day of classes¬†through Reading Day of each semester
  • Closed the entire month of July and selected school holidays
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