To request a counselor: 

 Weekday:      University Counseling   357-5621 (7:30 AM – 4:30 PM)

 After Hours:   University Police         357-5431 (nights and weekends)


NSU Student Handbook       

This is a policy and procedure manual for Northwestern State University students.  This handbook is published by The Vice President for The Student Experience in conjunction with The Division of Student Affairs. 


Counseling & Career Services

The University Counseling Center’s professional staff provides confidential career counseling and career development services, counseling and outreach services, and part-time employment services free of charge to all NSU undergraduate and graduate students.  Students can call (318) 357-5621 or come by the office in room 305 in the Freidman Student Union Building to make an appointment.

24 hour crisis service is available for students who are in crisis. Call the office of Counseling and Career Services or drop by the office during the hours of 8 a.m. to  5:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8 12 p.m. on Friday. To speak to a counselor after office hours and on weekends call University Police at 357-5431 and a counselor will be contacted for you.

               Crisis Services and Referral

               Counseling Resources

               Hotline Numbers

               Frequently Asked Questions about Counseling