A Guide to Your First Year at UW Bothell

Week 7 - Wellness


  • March 13thLast day to withdraw from all classes


Believe it or not, it’s very common to feel overwhelmed with day to day life, to have a hard time adjusting to the college experience, or to be dealing with a significant loss. Many students are meeting with counselors who can help you work through this difficult time.


Personal, confidential counseling

This is included in your tuition and there is no limit to the number of times you can meet with them. UW Bothell counselors can help with a wide range of personal concerns.

All services are offered in a safe and supportive environment. To schedule an appointment, please call (425) 352-3183 or stop by the reception desk in UW1-080.

On-line screening is available for depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, alcohol, and eating disorders. At the login screen enter keyword: "UW BOTHELL"                     

You can also check out their FAQ page that answers questions such as:

When should you seek counseling?

Students are welcome to call and make an appointment with a counselor when they feel they need help in resolving a personal problem, want to explore personal growth issues or need additional support.

What kinds of problems do students seek help with?

Stress                                       Depression                                Adjustment Difficulties

Any Anxiety                            Concentration Difficulties          Grief and Loss

Relationship Problems            Domestic violence                     Sleeping Difficulties

Family of Origin Issues           Veterans' Issues                         Low Self-Esteem

Sexual Assault                         Academic Problems                   Parenting Concerns

Substance Abuse

or any other concern causing distress or interfering with academic progress. Counseling Services also provides couples' counseling.

Will everything be kept confidential?

All appointments are kept confidential except that information which a counselor is required to report by law (i.e., child abuse, suicide or homicide intent, etc.). Counseling appointments are not a part of a student's transcripts.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call the CUSP office and one of our Student Assistants would be more than glad to help you out. Our phone number is 425-352-3427. We are located in UW1-173 (It is not a room, but an open space).

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Did You Know?

In a survey, 88% of students were "very satisfied" or "satisfied" with their experience at UW Bothell.