Counseling and Career Services is located in RCF 302. Phone 443 518 1340
College can sometimes be a difficult and stressful time for students. With students trying to juggle school, work, and family responsibilities, there are times when these demands can be overwhelming. Personal counseling at Howard Community College, which is available to HCC students in the Counseling and Career Services Center, provides an opportunity to talk with an objective professional about your concerns.
Students enrolled in classes at HCC are eligible for full personal counseling services at NO COST. Students are eligible for personal counseling services during the summer if they are either enrolled in classes during the time that services are provided or have been enrolled in the previous spring semester and/or are registered for the coming fall semester. HCC Alumni may also be eligible for limited personal counseling, consultation and referral to community resources.
What is discussed with a personal counselor will remain confidential and will not be shared with others. Short-term (approximately 12 sessions) individual and couples counseling available to students who are struggling with a variety of issues, including anxiety, adjustment to college, eating disorders, interpersonal relationships, depression, self-esteem and identity issues, sexual assault, substance abuse, suicide, stress management, and test anxiety. The Counseling and Career Services Library (RCF 302, Student Services Hall) also offers an extensive collection of publications and books available for on-site use.