Special Services

Campus Health Center
The Health Center is organized and staffed to assist students in various ways, including:

•Counseling Services: Licensed counselors provide individual, group, marital, and family counseling. Full-time students, faculty, and staff are eligible for seven (7) free counseling sessions per year.

•Medical Services: A physician’s assistant provides routine and referral medical care.

•Public Health: A staff of registered nurses provides family planning services, as well as AIDS testing and counseling.

Ombudsperson
This service offers assistance or referrals regarding University policies, procedures, and regulations and assists in resolving student-based problems and conflicts. The Ombudsperson is also readily accessible to students as a neutral and informal mediator whose role is to promote fair and equitable treatment at Western.

Tenderfoot Child and Family Development Center
A  fully licensed day-care center for up to 140 children, six weeks to 12 years old.

Westerners In Transition (WIT)
This program assists women and men of all ages who do not fit into the usual profile of a single student attending the University directly from high school. WIT guides the incoming student in navigating the processes of admissions, financial aid, registration, and other important steps involved in matriculating at Western. Western’s staff is committed to assisting WIT students through all of the important steps in their university careers. WIT students will network with other individuals who share their experiences as adult learners and who can provide essential mentoring. The program provides personal advising, mentoring, workshops, a newsletter, networking, leadership opportunities, grants, and scholarships. The WIT office is located in University Center 118.