• LUCC will re-open at 8:00 AM on 8/1/18. We will resume intake procedures and other counseling services on the first day of classes: Wednesday, 8/22/18, though returning clients may call LUCC any time after August 1 to confirm their intent to return to therapy and schedule appointments. Returning clients must contact LUCC prior to 5:00 PM on Tuesday, 8/28/18, in order to retain their existing counselor.

    Beginning with our intake process, the Lee University Counseling Center (LUCC) uses our field’s best practices to make each student’s experience in pursuing counseling as effective and efficient possible. We offer face-to-face intake/walk-in meetings with our counselors four days each week. We then meet weekly as a staff to make the best clinical treatment assignments or referrals for each client on an individual basis. This process both minimizes wait time for initial counselor contact and maximizes fit between clients’ needs and the treatment options offered. This both minimizes wait time and maximizes a good fit between clients’ needs and the treatment options they are offered.

    The intake process requires both the submission of intake paperwork to LUCC as well as in-person meeting with an LUCC counselor during one of our regularly scheduled walk-in times.

    Intake Paperwork: This paperwork, which takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, can be completed in any one of three ways. Regardless of method, intake paperwork cannot be received by LUCC except at the time of a student's in-person intake session. 

     1). Electronic completion and submission is available on any Lee University campus computer. To do so, click this link here, follow prompts to log into Portico, then select the "Intake Forms Digital Option" in the resources box of our Portico page. Please note: LUCC will NOT view or respond to material submitted through this method until the student has come to LUCC for an in-person intake session. 

     2). Intake paperwork can be downloaded, printed, and completed ahead of time, then delivered to front desk of LUCC (only) at the time of in-person intake session. Downloads are available here (Intake Form Part 1 and the Intake Form Part 2) and on our Portico page. 

     3). Printed or electronic completion of intake paperwork is available at the front desk of LUCC for you to complete in our waiting room immediately prior to an in-person intake session.

    In-person Intake Session: Come to the LUCC during one of the regularly scheduled walk-in times; intake sessions are first-come, first-served (no need to schedule an appointment ahead of time). Plan to meet with an intake counselor for approximately 30 minutes of discussion and assessment which, along with paperwork, will be utilized to determine best treatment options. The intake counselor will not necessarily be the same as the provider assigned for ongoing services. Intakes will be available from the first day of classes until the last day of classes each semester.

    Walk-in Times
    Mondays 2-3:30 p.m.
    Tuesdays 1-2:30 p.m.
    Thursdays 8:30-10 a.m.
    Fridays 10-11:30 a.m.

    After Intake: On Wednesday mornings, the team of counselors meets to match student needs to the particular specialties and schedules of the team. At this time, students will be assigned to an individual (or couples) counselor, assigned to a therapy group, referred to a community provider, or placed on the waitlist. Students will be contacted as soon as possible after the weekly staff consultation. An LUCC staff member will contact students to inform them of assignments and will assist in scheduling the next contact with the LUCC. If for some reason a student is not contacted by the Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning after completing the intake process, they should call the LUCC immediately, as there may be a problem with the contact information.