Student Counseling and Wellness Resource Center

*NOTICE - We can be reached at our main telephone Line at 318-274-3277 or Nursing Building Room 219 



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“Planting Seeds to Help You Grow”

Welcome to our Center

It is with great honor to service you here at Grambling State University Student Counseling and Wellness Resource Center (SCWRC)!

Leaving home to pursue a career can be life changing, these changes may cause growth, and the transition may even catch you by surprise. Grambling State University SCWRC is highly qualified to assist college students through these times of adjustment. In providing services, SCWRC motto is to plant healthy seeds into the lives of our students to help them grow.  SCWRC acknowledge the stress connected with the pressures of academic as well as the environmental and cultural changes students may experience. With the help of our staff these difficulties can often be alleviated through professional therapy.

SCWRC offers a variety of services to properly meet the needs of GSU students who are currently enrolled.  We offer free individual & group therapy, 24 hours crisis intervention on-call service, outreach, and disability services and much more . The center offer a resource link ( virtual pamphlets sponsored by the SCWRC.

Based on recent year approximately over 4500 students use our counseling services during an academic year. Many of the reason the student utilizes service include relational issues such as (having problems with family, friends, roommates or significant others), anxiety, stress related issues, decision-making, depression, alcohol or other substances, eating problem, self-worth, self-image, sexual violence issues, and healthy choices and healthy relationships.

If you are someone you know are in need, please call our office or come by, walk-ins are accepted.   SCWRC will either provide the help that you need or assist in finding the referral you need.

Dr. M. Coleen Speed, PhD., LMFT #726, BCPC #10057


Want to know more about counseling?

Explore our webpage to learn more about the center and our services we offer

We're Here To Help

We know you’re juggling a lot. Our counselors can help you explore the important issues and life decisions you face as a college student.

We offer individual and group counseling as well as community programs, to help meet your personal and academic goals. Confidentiality is highly regarded by our staff. Your records and conversations are held in the strictest confidence. Your parents, faculty and staff outside the Counseling Center cannot get any information about your counseling appointments, including whether or not you are being seen. We will not divulge information about you without written and signed release, except as required by law or professional ethics. The details of this will be discussed further at your intake appointment.

Schedule a Visit

We are in the Foster Johnson Center Nursing Building Room 219

Stop in or call (318) 274-3277 to schedule an appointment. Before you meet with a counselor, you will need to complete a consent form and short intake process. 

We are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday during the academic year. The office is closed during the lunch hour, but there is a counselor on call 24hours/7 days a week..

If you need assistance outside our regular business hours, contact an emergency resource or find off-campus care.


The Student Counseling Center is available in the Foster Johnson Center should anyone need to speak with a counselor. There is a counselor available during office hours and an on-call emergency crisis counselor.  Follow links below for more assistance.

Coping with stress and GSU Resources that help
Healthy Thinking and Coping Strategies
How Family Members can be Supportive
Information About Common Reactions to Stress
Managing Covid-19 Stress and Mental Health

If you are a student in crisis please click


Documents & Forms


General Counseling Intake Form Accountability Accessibility Services Intake Form