The Counseling Center Student Advisory Board (SAB) enhances our initiatives and supports our services through, advocacy, feedback, and peer education. SAB members represent the voice of our diverse student body and support us in providing the resources and services that are relevant to our community.

Some responsibilities of the SAB include:

  • Participate in evaluating and providing feedback to improve Counseling Center resources and services
  • Engage in student advocacy to support campus mental health and wellness
  • Assist in research efforts by the Counseling Center to reduce barriers for students in marginalized communities or with underrepresented identities
  • Represent the Counseling Center through outreach and educational programming
  • Parcipate in professional staff interviews and selection processes

Benefits of being a SAB member:

  • Receive mentoring from UCTC staff members especially when considering careers in mental health
  • Participate in professional development opportunities such as presenting at national conferences or being sponsored for an Alternative Break through the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
  • Network with other UO staff and faculty

The SAB meets every other Friday on the odd weeks of the term from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and comprises undergraduate and graduate students. Members have the opportunity to improve leadership, communication, and additional professional skills as well as receive a $250 stipend for each academic term they serve on the board.

Applications are accepted during winter term.