Student Counseling Services and Supplemental Resources Policy

Physician Assistant Studies

 (ARC-PA Standard A3.10)

Effective Date: 7/1/2017

Mental Health and Counseling Services

PA faculty may contact UNR Counseling Services to discuss how to assist distressed or distressing students regarding personal issues, which may impact their progress in the PA Studies Program. Students have an opportunity to meet with a clinician on the same day during Urgent Care walk-in hours. More information can be found at http://www.unr.edu/counseling/our-services.

  • UNR Counseling Services mission is to provide psychological services to University of Nevada, Reno students to support and facilitate their personal and academic success and development. A complete list of services can be found on the counseling service website at http://www.unr.edu/counseling.

Student can also be referred by the Student Health Center for psychiatric/counseling services. Students can make a same-day appointment with a primary physician at the student health center to obtain a referral for mental health services. This information can be found at http://www.unr.edu/shc/services/Psychiatry.html.

All Student Health and Counseling services hours, locations and links can be found at:

https://med.unr.edu/office-of-student-affairs/health-and-wellness/wellness-program/health-and-counseling-services

PA Studies Program principal faculty, the program director, and the medical director are NOT allowed to participate as a PA student's health care provider. Students should not ask any faculty member to consult on a personal health issue or see them in a clinical setting.

Additional Resources:

The Disability Resource Center's institutional charge is to serve students with disabilities, providing academic accommodations and access to an equitable learning environment. Location and more information can be found at https://www.unr.edu/drc.

The Equal Opportunity & Title IX office is here to ensure that you have the right to an education and to work and advance in employment on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without fear of discrimination. For more information about the Equal Opportunity and Title IX office please call us at (775) 784-1547 or email herskine@unr.edu.

  • Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex, which includes sexual misconduct. If you are a victim of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, please contact the EO/TIX Office at (775) 784-1547 or the Sexual Assault/Sexual Misconduct hotline at (775) 784-1030. The University will take prompt and effective steps to end sexual misconduct and will provide interim measures and resources to assist our students.

Rev. 6/21/19