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Student Counseling, Disability & Testing Services

Student Counseling, Disability & Testing Services at Northwest

Our goal is to help students benefit from the personal, social, vocational and educational opportunities available to them by linking them with resources that offer support and meet their needs to ensure students are successful in their pursuits at Northwest.  

 

Available Services: 

  • Disability Services - The Disability Services staff works with faculty and other members of the College to provide individualized accommodations and support services while promoting student responsibility and self-advocacy. Available services include: 
    • Classroom Accommodations
    • Emails/Letters to instructors requesting accommodations
    • Counseling and support services
    • Assistance with Scheduling for ADA students
    • Liaison services between faculty, staff, and students regarding disability needs
       
  • Counseling Services:
    • Personal and Mental Health Counseling – Counseling is free and confidential for all Northwest students! NWCC Mental Health counselors utilize a short-term model of therapy to provide professional guidance in coping with personal or academic stressors, resolving personal conflicts and improving emotional wellbeing. Telehealth sessions may also be available upon request. Please use the following links to request an appointment.
      • To schedule a counseling appointment at the Senatobia Campus, click here
        • *If the available times posted do not meet your needs, please feel free to contact our office for assistance at (662) 562-3320.
      • For appointments at any other campus, click here.
         
    • Career Counseling and Workforce Support - The goal of the Beverly Brewer Stark Career Center is to lead the college’s efforts to support students and recent graduates in identifying and achieving their career goals through career exploration, professional development workshops, and life-long career planning. Career Counselors can assist with career planning, choosing a major, and other related concerns. 
       
    • Academic Advising – The Advising and Retention Center (ARC) provides support services for students to promote retention and academic success.  Responsibilities of the ARC include, but are not limited to the following:  academic advising, class registration, transfer counseling, transfer college fairs and workshops, academic coaching and ACT testing. 
       
  • On-Campus ACT Testing – Northwest offers the ACT (American College Testing), both National and On-Campus (Residual) on regularly scheduled dates. 
     
  • Placement Testing or Accuplacer -Accuplacer is required for admission purposes for students with no ACT scores that are 21 years or older.  Students that wish to challenge their ACT placement may schedule an Accuplacer test with the respective Student Counseling and Disability Services testing coordinator (see Campus Contacts Section below for more information on how to schedule).

Campus Contact Information

Counseling, Disability, & Testing Services

 



Mental Health Resource Center | The Jed Foundation

JED's Mental Health Resource Center
The Jed Foundation’s Mental Health Resource Center provides essential information about common emotional health issues and shows teens and young adults how they can support one another, overcome challenges, and make a successful transition to adulthood.

For additional resources, contact our office at (662) 562-3320.