Center for Counseling and Student Development | Coppin State University

Center for Counseling and Student Development

Center for Counseling and Student Development

Counseling Center update on the campus response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of Monday, March 16, 2020, the Coppin State University Counseling Center staff will be working remotely in accordance with President Burnim’s directives.

Counseling Center staff can still be reached by phone or email. If you would like to speak with a Counseling Center counselor, you may call 410-951-4264 and leave a message or email us at cthomas@coppin.edu including your name, phone number, and CSU ID.

Voicemail and email will be checked regularly between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. A counselor will respond to your call or email as quickly as possible during business hours. Please be aware that a return call may come from a blocked or private number, so please be sure to answer these calls if you have asked for someone to contact you.

If you need to speak with someone right away or outside of business hours, we recommend you call one of the following local resources:

  • Baltimore County Crisis Response: 410-931-2214

  • Baltimore City Crisis Response: 410-433-5175

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)
    A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis.

  • Turnaround 443-279-0379
    A private nonprofit organization dedicated to serving victims of rape, child sexual assault, domestic violence, and adult survivors of child sexual abuse.

  • Violence Hotline Center, Inc. 1-800-799-7233
    The 24/7 service is free and they are able to connect you with local resources.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department. Check our website regularly for updates. 


Welcome to the Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD)!

Attending college can be an exciting and enriching experience, but it can also be a time of many stressors. The Center for Counseling and Student Development is a safe place for you to work on any issues that are creating distress or interfering with your academic success. Everyone has difficulties at some point in their lives and being able to ask for help is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of maturity.

We encourage you to take advantage of the free and confidential services available at the Center for Counseling and Student Development. We are here to assist you in achieving your academic and personal goals. To schedule an appointment, call 410-951-3939 or stop by the center during regular office hours.