Getting Mental Health and Academic Support at UC Blue Ash College
Location: Muntz Hall, room 140 (to schedule an appointment). Counseling at Muntz Hall, room 118A.
Phone: (513) 745-5670
Hours: By appointment
UC Blue Ash Counseling Services provides high quality integrated health, counseling, and wellness services to support our diverse student population in achieving its highest potential. We facilitate the growth and development of students with respect for the spiritual, cultural and individual differences of those we serve. UC Blue Ash Counseling Services collaborates with students, staff, and faculty to enhance the quality of campus life by providing counseling, consultation, mental health, and educational services. Our purpose is to help create a healthy and supportive environment for student success through services that address the developmental, clinical, and preventive needs of students.
Counseling services are available by appointment through virtual (Zoom) appointments Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (close for lunch at noon each day). Please call UC CAPS at 513-556-0648 to schedule an appointment with our counselor/therapist.
Must be registered as a UC Blue Ash student to receive services free of charge. There is no limit to how often they can see the counselor.
In order to utilize full-semester counseling services at the U.C. Blue Ash Campus, students must have at least half of their courses registered at UCBA. These criteria do not apply should students have need for immediate walk-in or crisis counseling.
Who Is Eligible for Counseling Services?
Mental Health and personal counseling services are free of charge to students who are matriculated as UC Blue Ash College students. In order to utilize full-semester counseling services at the U.C. Blue Ash Campus, students must have at least half of their courses registered at UCBA. These criteria do not apply should students have need for immediate walk-in or crisis counseling.
What About Confidentiality?
A student’s discussions with a counselor are kept completely confidential within Counseling Services. The exception is when a student poses foreseeable harm to self (student) or as required by law. A student can also choose to sign a release of information form in order to allow the counselor to disclose confidential information to a third party.
Accessibility Resources Office
Location: Muntz Hall (9555 Plainfield Rd.), room 112L, to the far right corner of computer concourse
Phone: (513) 558-9414
Hours: 8 am – 5 pm Monday-Friday
The Accessibility Resources Office’s mission is to provide students with any type of disability (visual, hearing, physical, psychological, cognitive, learning, ADD, medical condition, etc.) equal access and appropriate accommodations while participating in college courses, programs and activities.
Who is eligible for services?
Students with documented disabilities or medical conditions. With proper documentation, the following students may be eligible to receive services:
- Students who qualified for disability services in high school.
- Students who have psychological, educational, or medical reports indicating the need for disability services.
- Students with a temporary issues including broken bones or recent surgery.
How are accommodations determined and implemented?
- Student self-identifies their disability issues to AR. Accessibility Resources won’t know you have a disability and need accommodations unless you tell us.
- Student submits documentation of disability from a medical doctor, clinical psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, or qualified professional/organization (often K-12 school ETR & IEP, or 504 Plans).
- Documentation may be faxed 513-792-8624, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or brought to Accessibility Resources at 112L Muntz Hall.
- Student completes the Student Self Report form and schedules an intake meeting with AR.
- During the intake meeting, AR identifies appropriate accommodations based on the law, collegiate standards, professional judgment and as supported by disability documentation.
- UC will provide “reasonable” accommodations as defined by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
Note: Students must be able to complete the essential elements of the class or program. UC is not required to provide an accommodation that changes the fundamental nature of the class.