Center for Academic Services – The Center for Academic Services coordinates a number of programs serving students, faculty and staff. Services include: advising students; coordination of academic services for students with documented disabilities (students who may have a disability should also seek assistance from the center); resources to assist students in making decisions concerning majors or careers; study-skills assistance and other student support services.
Computer Helpdesk – Information Services, the central computing facility for TCU, provides network connectivity throughout the campus. Information Services staff is available through the HELP DESK for consultation and assistance with computer problems as well as selection, purchase, and training materials for campus supported software.
The Writing Center – The William Adams Writing Center serves the entire TCU community by providing one-on-one conferences that focus on individual writing projects of all types and in all disciplines.
Health Services – Convenient and economical medical services are provided by a dedicated, well-qualified staff of physicians, nurses, a women’s health nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant and ancillary personnel. Health Center facilities and services are available to undergraduate students taking 6 or more semester hours and to full time graduate students.
Counseling Center – Mental Health Services – Mental Health Services, formerly known as the Counseling Center, is part of the health services department, located in the Health Center. The Counseling Center provides services focused on helping students cope with personal concerns as they engage in their academic, social and personal activities. Typical student needs and concerns include learning how to study more effectively, resolving interpersonal conflicts with friends, dealing with roommates, or parents, managing stress reactions, coping with loneliness, and handling feelings of depression and anxiety. The center also provides testing and inventories for assessing aptitude interest and personality, national and local assessment and academic evaluation programs such as CLEP, ACT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, and GSFLT.
Career Services – Career Services assists current students and alumni to relate their skills, values, interests and goals to career choices and to help them effectively market these qualities and their education to employers. Career Services also manages all on-campus student employment including work-study campus jobs. Staff members are available to speak to a variety of groups regarding career options, preparing for work both in the classroom and out, implementing effective job search strategies, writing resumes and interviewing.
Recreational Sports – The purpose of the Recreational Sports Program is to provide a comprehensive array of competitive and recreational sport and fitness activities designed to meet the diverse needs of TCU community. The Rickel Building for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation is an all-purpose recreation center. It includes three gymnasiums, a swimming pool, a diving well, ten racquetball courts, three aerobic dance studios, a cardio center, complete weight training facilities, and locker rooms. Adjacent to the building are two sand volleyball courts and nine tennis courts for student, faculty, and staff use.
University Ministries – Matters of faith are not merely a list of separate activities, but a source of direction for our lives at TCU and beyond. Ministries on the TCU campus respond to this affirmation in denominational, ecumenical and interfaith forms. Programs and services within the life of the University include: weekly worship, addressing social justice issues, and opportunities for community service. Counseling is confidential and available without charge to assist people in the University community with difficult moments of choice, transition, and interpersonal relationships.
Alcohol and Drug Education – The TCU Alcohol and Drug Education (ADE) Center is based on a philosophy of student development incorporating personal and community wellness. The Center promotes healthy lifestyles and responsible decisions through programs, training and alternative activities. Through the organization Students Reaching Out, the Center encourages students to develop a sense of responsibility for selves, for others, and their university by assuming leadership in setting behavioral norms for campus community. An extensive Wellness Resource library, containing books, journals and videotapes, is maintained in the ADE Center offices.
Campus Police – In addition to providing licensed and certified peace officers, the Campus Police department provides 24-hour patrols and security for the entire campus. The Department also provides Student Escort Service (Froggie Five-O), a golf-cart transportation service for the campus community, between 8:00pm and 1:00am during the fall and spring semesters. Campus police dispatch may provide escorts at any time, contact police dispatch to arrange an escort.