The Office of Counseling Services (OCS)




Greetings Scholar!


I extend a warm welcome as the Director of Counseling Services, dedicated to outlining the various supportive offerings available within the campus Counseling Center.


Our foremost goal at the Office of Counseling Services is to provide invaluable resources that aid students in navigating life's most challenging circumstances. We offer confidential individual and group counseling, free of charge, addressing an array of psychological and emotional concerns, including depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and trauma. Additionally, we equip students with tools to adapt to the college environment, navigate relationship conflicts, choose majors, discern career paths, and overcome personal, social, and educational challenges. Collaborating with college programs, we aim to foster innovative, self-directed learning and mindfulness, aligning with Tougaloo College's academic mission. Furthermore, we facilitate reasonable accommodations and services while extending referrals to external resources.


Your well-being is our priority. If you are grappling with any emotional distress, bullying, changes in behavior, or feel the need to talk, my door is open to you. Please visit us in Jamerson Hall; our office operates Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students can schedule appointments in person, via email at, or by phone at (601) 977-7818.


Please complete the Counseling Services Forms below before your first appointment.

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Crisis Information

Call 911 or Campus Security at 601.977.7857 if immediate assistance is needed, especially if the situation is potentially life-threatening.

For non-emergency crises during office hours

Students and others who are concerned can contact the Office of Counseling Services at 601.977.7818 or in person at Jamerson Hall. Please let the receptionist know that the situation is urgent, and the counselor will be available to you as soon as possible.

Remember, you are never alone! Your presence matters, and you are deeply valued!