Counseling And Psychological Services

Counseling And Psychological Services

Emergency Services

for Florida Tech Students

**If you are concerned about a student who is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, has attempted bodily harm to self/others (i.e. overdose on medication, suicide attempt, etc.), or may otherwise be in need of IMMEDIATE medical attention, please call 911.**

Important Resources:

During Normal Business Hours *For any life-threatening emergencies, call 911.*

Florida Tech’s Student Health Center

On-campus medical assistance and treatment to students during normal business hours (which are subject to change).

  • Fall/Spring Semesters
    • Monday- Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Summer Semesters & School Breaks
    • Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To be seen for an urgent issue, call (321-674-8078) or walk into the center (near the corner of Country Club Rd & University Blvd, beside the Counseling Center).  Be sure to inform the receptionist that you are experiencing an urgent medical issue, and every effort will be made to respond to your situation as quickly as possible.

Florida Tech’s Student Counseling Center

On-campus mental health crisis intervention services to students during normal business hours (which are subject to change).

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To be seen for an urgent appointment, call (321-674-8050) or walk into the center (corner of Country Club Rd & University Blvd, beside the Health Center).  Be sure to inform the receptionist that you are experiencing an urgent psychological or emotional issue, and every effort will be made to respond to your situation as quickly as possible.

Florida Tech's Campus Security

On-campus assistance to students 24 hours per day/7 days per week who may feel their safety is at risk.  To locate or speak with an officer, call (321-674-8111) or walk into the office (Shaw Hall at the south side of building).  

After Normal Business Hours *For any life-threatening emergencies, call 911.*

Campus & Local Assistance (Melbourne, FL area)

Campus Security
  • 321-674-8111
  • Shaw Hall (south side of building)
  • On-campus assistance 24/7 for those who feel their safety is at risk.  If you are a student experiencing psychological or emotional distress that cannot wait until the next business day when the student counseling center reopens, campus security can connect you with an emergency mental health clinician.
Florida Tech Student Health Center (After Hours)
  • 321-674-8078
  • If you are a student experiencing a medical illness that cannot wait until the next business day when the student health center reopens, please click on the link for directions to contact the physician on-call.
Circles of Care
  • 321-914-0640
  • 880 Airport Road
    Melbourne, Florida  32901
  • A local mental health crisis stabilization center for those who may be in need of inpatient intervention and hospitalization.

24-Hour Crisis Helplines

Brevard 211 Helpline    
  • call 211 –or- 321-632-6688
  • Free/Confidential emotional support 24/7 to those who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) –or - Chat Now:  Lifeline Crisis Chat
  • Free/Confidential emotional support 24/7 to those who may be in distress and need a listening ear, help with managing a crisis situation, and/or assistance with information/referral services.
National Sexual Assault Hotline

Online Support

The following websites provide important mental health information and support for issues often faced in college life, such as eating disorders, high-risk drinking, relationships, academic problems, etc.