Counseling, Advocacy & Health Services

Duke University recently completed construction of the STUDENT WELLNESS CENTER located on West Campus near the Penn Pavilion. The Wellness Center houses many of the Health and Wellness services for students under one roof. Included within this space are the following:

  • Counseling and Psychological Services - (CAPS) 919-660-1000 provides confidential individual assistance with personal problems (available to individuals paying the Student Health Fee only).
  • Student Health Services - Individuals paying the Student Health Fee have access to the Student Health Clinic and a number of services, including medical appointments, an allergy clinic, an international travel clinic, men’s health, women’s health, immunizations, STI testing, and pharmacy services. For information or to make an appointment, call 919-681-9355.
  • DUWELL - or the Duke Student Wellness Center 919-681-8421 helps students focus on their own wellness by looking at many areas of life — including social, spiritual, intellectual, financial, body-mind well-being, and the environment around them — to better integrate these dimensions.
  • Physical Therapy
  • DukeReach
  • Nutrition
  • Oasis Campus Center
Other Counseling, Advocacy and Health Services offered on Duke Campus include:

The Career Center provides numerous services designed to assist with career planning. These include use of a career resource library, access to vocational interest testing, a computerized career information database, and appointments with trained, experienced career counselors.

International students may obtain useful information and support from staff associated with the International House.

The Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture provides opportunities for African and African American students to meet as well as all students seeking a greater understanding of black culture.

The Women's Center is an advocacy and support center for women concerned with such issues as sexual assault and harassment, eating disorders, and campus climate as a whole, and also sponsors programs designed to promote personal and professional development.

The Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity is also an advocacy and support center.