The Center For Counseling & Wellness

Professional. Supportive. Academic

Our goal at the Center for Counseling & Wellness is to provide students with the support and counseling they need when they need it most. We strive to provide a professional and confidential setting for the psychological, emotional, and developmental support of students as they pursue their academic goals and personal growth. BC Counseling & Wellness Center provides supportive individual and group counseling free of charge for currently enrolled undergraduate students of Bluefield College. These services are provided by professional counselors and supervised graduate student interns. Services are designed to assist students with a number of concerns and to enhance their ability to be more effective and successful in their academic and personal lives.

Available Services

Located in room 304G (Third Floor of the Science Building) BC’s Center for Counseling & Wellness offers several professional services which includes:

  • Assessment
  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Crisis counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Consultation & collaboration with campus stakeholders
  • Referral services to area mental health service providers

Students may sign up for counseling sessions by contacting Emily Cook at or by phone at 276-326-4252. Students may also reach out with any questions they have about the counseling process or counseling services provided at BC.

Daily wellness activities were launched in September 2020 to help students take care of themselves by practicing daily self-care. The wellness activities vary from educational activities, giveaways, exercise sessions, to more. Some of the daily activities have included gardening, morning mindfulness, yoga, journal giveaway, exercise sessions, a drum circle, a financial wellness seminar, expressive arts, and a book club. All students are welcome to participate in the daily wellness activities and no prior sign-up is required.

Early College students,

Congratulations! You have elected to enroll in an online, college-level course. Each course is different in its requirements involving theory, application, depth of reflection, and research. Occasionally, the title of a course has been chosen to broadly describe the course content. As an Early College student, you may need to communicate with the instructor to discuss your ability to meet the course’s requirements within the first two days of the course, within the drop/add period. This allows you time to select another option if you believe the course requirements are beyond your current level of learning.

Your grades will be final and appear on your Bluefield College transcript, so it is important that you do your best.

If you have a learning disability, it is important that you communicate that with our Associate Director of Academic Support, Mr. Wayne Pelts, prior to your classes starting. Mr. Pelts will need documentation in order to offer any accommodations. You may reach Mr. Pelts at

An advisor will contact you prior to each enrollment period to discuss course options and will assist you in enrolling in your online classes. Remember we are here to support you and help you be successful.