Take 5 Program

The Counseling Services Take 5 program reaches out to students where they are on campus by offering a variety of programs and services to help them become better at managing the stress of college life. Made possible through a grant from the Berger North Foundation, the Take 5 Program provides students the opportunity to interact with a mental health professional in locations that are convenient for them during the semester. It also provides a host of interesting and fun interactive activities that help reduce stress and build confidence and self-esteem.

Visit one of our locations to learn new skills, connect with others, develop positive coping strategies and make the most of your academic experience.

Take 5 services


Students can walk-in for a brief consultation with one of our licensed clinicians.


Take 5 offers a variety of workshops throughout the semester on a number of topics.

Stress release

Stop by our table at one of our locations to relax, refocus and make the most of your academic day.

Take 5 schedule


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Knowledge Center breezeway


1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Knowledge Center breezeway


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Knowledge Center breezeway

Take 5 to stay paws-itive

Take 5 is happy to coordinate with local therapy dog organizations to bring the joy of being able to pet a pup on campus! Studies have shown that interacting with an animal can reduce blood pressure, relieve stress, reduce loneliness and improve your mood. Pups will be available to love from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Knowledge Center Breezeway on the following dates:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020