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Center for Counseling and Well-Being

The University of Central Oklahoma Center for Counseling and Well-Being staff works with students throughout their college experiences. Our confidential services help students resolve emotional difficulties, improve personal skills, overcome the effects of trauma or grief, decrease substance use and achieve their intellectual, personal and creative potential.


Calming Central

Calming Central is a safe place where students can de-stress, relax and breathe. Located in the Nigh University Center, this space includes massage chairs, yoga mats, coloring sheets, fun fames to play and more to reduce anxiety. There is also a biofeedback program that can assist students in gaining awareness of stress within to regulate breathing and physical responses. No appointment is needed to enjoy the space.

Location: Nigh University Center, Room 406
Operating hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

24/7 Emergency Contacts and Off-Campus Support: 

  • 911
  • Essential Community Services, dial 211. More information on 211.
  • UCO Police Department, 405-974-2345
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 or chat
  • Mobile Crisis, (833) 885-CARE (2273)
  • The Trevor Project, 899-488-7386 or text START to 678-678
  • Trans Lifeline, 877-565-8860
  • Crisis Text Line, Text HOME to 741-741
  • Crisis Text Line for BIPOC, Text STEVE to 741-741
  • Domestic Violence Hotline, 405-917-9922
  • Sexual Assault Hotline, 405-943-7273
  • State Safeline (domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault), 800-522-7233
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline, 888-373-7888
  • Veteran Crisis Hotline, 800-273-8255 or text 838255
  • Military OneSource, 800-342-9647