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Campus, Community, & Online Resources

Campus Resources

The following resources provide support for Shippensburg University students. Many students who seek counseling services at UCC also indicate multiple concerns such as financial aid questions, health problems, career concerns, academic problems, safety concerns and more. UCC counselors frequently refer students to these campus resources for additional support. Students can also contact the CUB Information Desk at 477-1693 for further assistance. Links to campus resources' web pages are made where available. When you select campus resource, you will be leaving the UCC web pages.

United Campus Ministry  477-1672
Catholic Campus Ministry  477-1244

Career Center

Connection AOD Program  477-1165
Dean of Students Office  477-1164
Accessibility Resources 477-1364
Etter Health Center  477-1458
Financial Aid  477-1131
International Student Service  477-1164
Learning Assistance Center  477-1420
Multicultural Student Affairs  477-1616
Residence Life  477-1164
University Police  477-1444

Community Resources

The following community resources may provide additional support for Shippensburg University students. Please note that since the town of Shippensburg covers two counties, Franklin County towards the west and Cumberland County towards the east, community resources may be specific to where the student resides while attending Shippensburg University. Please consult with UCC counselors for assistance in identifying appropriate community resources. The campus itself is located in Cumberland County. The Blue Pages of your telephone directory contain updated contact information.


Please look in the phone directory for the most current information 
AIDS Hotline 800-342-2437
Al-Anon/Alateen 257-1033; 866-711-3359
Alcoholics Anonymous

234-5390; 888-930-4589

Catholic Charities 263-3765; 796-9201
CONTACT Helpline 249-6226; 652-4400; 800-932-4616
Crisis Intervention-Cumberland County 243-6005; 866-350-4357
Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers 800-472-8477
Cumberland Valley Mental Health Services 240-6325; 697-0371
Crisis Intervention-Franklin County 264-2555; 800-994-2555
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland/Perry Counties 258-4249; 800-852-2102
Domestic Violence Information 800-777-1960
AA/NA Action Hotline 800-346-8711
Drug Help and Detoxification Hotline 800-339-9152
Franklin County Information & Referral 261-2561
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard 234-0328
Jewish Family Services 737-5349; 800-692-7254
National Certified Crisis Hotline 800-784-2433
Narcotics Anonymous 800-445-3889
Pennsylvania Department of Health Info. 800-582-7746
Rape Crisis Services 888-727-2877; 800-654-1211
Stevens Mental Health Center 243-6033; 888-243-6033
WIN Victim Services 264-4444; 800-621-6660
Woman Care Resource Center 782-2727
Carlisle Regional Medical Center 249-1212
Chambersburg Hospital 267-3000

Counseling-Related Links

The following online resources pertain to counseling-related topics. As you select a link, please note that you will be leaving the Shippensburg University Counseling Center's homepage. The links below have been selected due to their relevance and overall quality; some commercial sites are included.

Shippensburg University and the University Counseling Center are not liable for the content of these sites nor are we endorsing any of these links.


General Mental Health

National Institute of Health
American Psychological Association- Help Center
Mental Health Net
National Institute of Mental Health
Psych Central: Dr. Grohol's Mental Health Page
Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
Campus Blues
Texas Women's University Self-Help Library 
The Jed Foundation (JED)- Mental Health Resource Center

Abortion after-abortion counseling talkline 

Abuse Recovery

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
Male Sexual Assault 

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Alanon/ Alateen
Alcoholics Anonymous
Facts on Tap: Alcohol & Your College Experience
Narcotics Anonymous
Web of Addictions
Self-Scoring Alcohol Check-up


Anxiety Coach


Assertiveness Skills 

Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder

Children & Adults with AD/HD (CHADD)
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell
NIMH- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Decade of the brain
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) 

Cancer Support

American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute 

Eating Disorders & Body Image Information

Eating Disorder Referral & Information Service
Gurze books
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
National Institute of Mental Health Publication
Optimal Eating
Overeaters Anonymous 

Eating Disorders: How to Help a Friend

When you want to help someone you care about
How to help a friend with eating and body image issues
Talking to a friend who may be struggling 

Eating Disorders: Treatment Centers

Laureate Eating Disorders Program
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Eating Disorder Services
Remuda Ranch Programs for Anorexia and Bulimia
The Renfrew Center
The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt 


Emotions & Emotional Intelligence
How to Transform Negative Emotions
Managing Emotions Skills
Methods of Changing Emotions 

Gambling Issues

Gambler's Anonymous 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

The Advocate
Oasis Journals (Archives, 1995-2014)
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians & Gays

Grief & Loss

Crisis, Grief & Healing
Grief Recovery
Fact Sheet about Bereavement-
Coping with Loss
Getting Help for Grief, Loss, and Bereavement 

Health & Wellness
Self-Help and Psychology Magazine
National Sleep Foundation 

Medication Information

Drug Information

Multicultural Issues

Black Collegian Online
Latino Link

Personality Tests

Keirsey Treatment & Character Website
Kingdomality Personal Preference Profile
Queendom: Psychological Tests 

Self Esteem

Boosting Your Self Esteem
Building Your Self Esteem
National Association for Self-Esteem
Self Esteem Test
Self Esteem: What Is It?
Self Esteem & Self Management 

Self Injury

SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends)
Self-Injury Information 

Sexual Assault

National Center for Victims of a Crime
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Survivors & Friends- Abuse Recovery
Male Sexual Assault 


Female Sexual Addiction 

Smoking Cessation

National Cancer Institute
Prevention Office on Smoking & Health
American Cancer Society
Lung Cancer  


Referral Information

Finding a Psychologist
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
National Certified Counselor Referral Service 

Twelve-Step Links

Alcoholics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous 

Professional Resources

American College Counseling Association
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
Counseling Center Village
Mental Health Licensure Test Review
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Association of Social Workers
National Board of Certified Counselors
Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Contact the University Counseling Center

Wellness Center, Naugle Hall - Ground Floor 1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA  17257 Phone: 717-477-1481 Fax: (717)-477-4041
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm, For After-Hours Emergencies call Campus Police at 717-477-1444