PACS is within the Division of Student Life and reports to the office of the Senior Vice Provost for Student Life and Dean of Students. PACS is the primary mental health facility on campus. It offers a variety of services that are designed to enhance the student's ability to fully benefit from the university environment and academic experience. This includes providing counseling and psychotherapy for students who may be experiencing situational or ongoing psychological difficulties, providing programming to meet the developmental needs of the student population.
PACS is located on the third floor of Smith Hall. The offices are comfortably furnished, and PACS presents a welcoming atmosphere. PACS maintains a small library of professional literature for use by the staff. Interns are also encouraged to use the Health Education Library located in the Health Services Building. Computers and digital recording equipment for recording sessions are located in each intern's office.
Our Doctoral Internship Program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. PACS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS) and is a member of the Association of Psychology Internship Centers (APPIC). PACS adheres to the procedures established by APPIC for the recruitment and selection of graduate interns.