Counseling Services


South Texas College Counseling and Student Disability Services (CSDS) is closed for in-person appointments; however, staff will continue to provide counseling and student disability services remotely, via Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams offers you the flexibility of meeting via video or audio chat and directly messaging staff during office hours. You can also utilize this tool to contact other staff members on campus and/or your faculty. If you want to schedule an appointment for Mental Health or Academic Counseling visit, for Disability Services (including Title IX Parent and Pregnant Services) email You can also call (956) 872-2173 and we will respond within 1 business day, when you leave a voicemail. Please note that messaging on Microsoft Teams is not for crisis or emergency situations.

For the best experience, we recommend using the Teams apps:
Download the Teams app(opens in a new window) for Windows or Mac. Mobile apps are available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 10 from their respective app stores. You will need to connect by using your South Texas College Email. If you have any questions or concerns when trying to download Microsoft Teams, please call the helpdesk at (956) 872-2111. You can also try watching some helpful videos on the following link:

For the meantime, feel free to access Centers for Learning Excellence Workshops Online, we will provide an update once CSDS workshops are available again.

If you have an emergency, please call 911. You can also reach South Texas College Department of Public Safety at 956-872-4444.

Below are some helpful resources to assist you, including the list of the staff in case you need to follow up with your assigned Counselor/Student Success Specialist/Interpreter. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or if you need further assistance.

Counseling and Student Disability Services reflects South Texas College’s commitment to provide access to higher education and support the educational goals of students from diverse backgrounds. The staff at Counseling and Student Disability Services helps achieve academic success through the following services: academic counseling, career and mental health counseling, services for students with disabilities, and assistance to vulnerable populations.

Counseling and Student Disability Services offers students and the campus community a variety of services. Most services are pre-paid through your student service fee. These services are offered in a confidential atmosphere where the student may discuss concerns that are important to their educational and personal success.

Counselors are available during the day on a walk-in basis or by appointment; however, appointments are preferred. Services for evening hours are by appointment only. Counselors are available at the Pecan Campus, Nursing and Allied Health Campus, Technology Campus, Mid-Valley Campus, and Starr County Campus locations.

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