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Family and Friends

Dear family and friends of a UF student, thank you for visiting CWC’s website. We know that the time your student is at University of Florida is an exciting period full of growth and accomplishments. Yet, higher education has its unique stressors. Your student is likely to face various challenges some of which may alert and/or impact you. Below we have highlighted certain topics that may matter to you as you guide your student through their studies at UF. We know and appreciate that you are an important part of our students’ wellness and success and we are here to support you.

Staff members of CWC are available to consult with family members on issues related to the emotional and psychological well-being of individual students. Please call 352-392-1575 or stop by our office if you would like to consult with a CWC staff member.

Understanding Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health and Academics

Learn how higher education, emotional wellness and academic performance are all connected.

Adjustment to UF

Adjustment to UF

What to expect and how to help as your student adjust to life at UF.

Parenting a College Student

Parenting a College Student

Helpful tips for parenting a college student.

Concerned about your student?

Concerned about your Student?

Learn about signs of distress, how to refer, and how to help your student from distance.


What to do in an Emergency

Who to call when you need immediate assistance.

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Understanding CWC services

Learn more about services, eligibility and confidentiality.

Counseling and Wellness Center
3190 Radio Road, PO Box 112662
Gainesville, FL 32611-2662
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Fax: (352) 273-4738

Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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