Concerns may include: not having as many friends as you would like, trouble making connections on campus, don't have a "group" that you relate with, spend a lot of time alone.
The Office for Student Engagement and Leadership serves as the premier outlet for students to learn about and explore opportunities to connect with peers and engage in co-curricular and leadership experiences at SRU.
Student Engagement and Leadership can help to connect you with any of the following involvement areas:
• Student Organizations
• Fraternity and Sorority Life
• Leadership Development Programs
• Student Government Association
• University Program Board
• CORE (online student engagement)
The Student Counseling Center (SCC) strives to facilitate the total development of students by reducing psychological problems and distress by enhancing mental health, well-being, quality of life, and supporting your aspirations. Our primary focus is on providing brief, confidential counseling aimed at helping students to succeed academically and interpersonally. When students require mental health services that are beyond the role or scope of the SCC, we will make appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.
Provides mentoring and coaching designed to offer academic and social support, build individual capacity and self-efficacy, and connect students to the University community. Creates opportunities for all students to explore and celebrate cultures and identities in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Gives voice to the needs of students while teaching them to be positive advocates for change.
The Pride Center is an environment that encourages empowerment, awareness, and education about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The Pride Center is a Safe Zone. It supports and affirms the diverse identities and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning people by the cultivation of a safe, welcoming non-judgmental environment.
The Pride Center is happy to help students with any concern related to the LGBTQ+ community, such as housing, harassment, discrimination and name changes for your e-mail and student ID card
During this time, we are unable to provide in person services but we are able to meet with you via phone, video conference or text chat.
Student Support at SRU part of Student Affairs and acts as a central location where faculty, staff, students, parents or community members can refer a student experiencing or causing distress that interferes with learning, development and success.
Student Support uses a model focused on the holistic development of the student to assist when they encounter challenges, barriers, and crises that impact their ability to be successful and safe by setting goals and connecting to the appropriate resources.
In Student Support we focus on enhancing student learning and development through:
One on one case management
Boost peer programming
Critical Incident Response
Students, faculty, staff and community members can submit a Care referral for the following situations:
Student will be missing class and needs an absence notification to be sent
Student has been or will be hospitalized
Student has become physically ill
Student is experiencing emotional distress
Student is having trouble adjusting to campus life/online work or is having angry outbursts
Student is experiencing housing insecurity or unsafe housing environment
Student is experiencing food insecurity or lack of adequate food
Student is experiencing a financial emergency or cannot obtain basic needs due to financial issues
Student is isolating from friends/class/work
Student has experienced or been accused of dating/domestic violence, sexual misconduct (Rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment), stalking or harassment
Student is expressing suicidal thoughts or ideations or engaging in self harm
Student needs support with personal, social or emotional wellness/development
If your efforts to manage a significant classroom behavioral issue has not resolved the problem
If you are concerned about the welfare of a student, yourself, and/or other students
If a student asks for help in dealing with personal issues that are outside your role as a faculty or staff member
If you have referred the student for assistance in the past and there seems to be no improvement or things seem to be worsening
If you'd like for our Care Network to connect with you or your student, please complete an online referral form here: https://sru-advocate.symplicity.com/care_report/
Slippery Rock University Student Veterans Center plays a primary role in serving the university's growing community of veterans and military connected students. It provides SRU student veterans, military affiliated and ROTC cadets a place to relax and share information and experiences.
The center is located in 253 Smith Student Center and is equipped with computers, CAC- Smart Card Readers, printing capabilities, cable-TV and lounge space. The center can also be used to collaborate on academic programs or as a quiet place to study.
Advocate for and support the holistic development, empowerment, and achievement of female students.
Encourage the development of academic, leadership, and gender identity competencies among members of the Slippery Rock University community.
Collaborate with campus and community constituents to promote inclusivity and respect with regard to pluralism, gender, and sexual orientation.