Our shared health service is located in room 116 of the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) Administration Building — adjacent to the UW-BC campus. Registered nurse Kathy Riemer staffs the office Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. She also performs confidential health counseling, first aid and treatment of minor illness and is available to give health education tips to students, faculty and staff.
The Counseling Services Office is located in M157. Individual counseling is available to students on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Counselors work with students to enhance their personal development and academic success. Students meet with a professional counselor to discuss a variety of concerns in a positive, confidential setting. Some of the more common areas and concerns that can be addressed are relationships, identity, self-esteem and confidence, depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, food and body image, chemical use, and career choices. To make an appointment contact:
See Student Services to make an appointment.
A medical insurance plan is available to students enrolled for a minimum of 5 credits. Annual premiums and other information is available at Student Services.
UW-BC has an Alcohol and Other Drug Education program that promotes healthy lifestyles and wellness topics. The department has an interactive website for students that offers current, relevant information on alcohol, other drugs, and general wellness topics. It also has several interactive opprtunities for students to get feedback on a variety of topics. Contact Sonya Murrey (Student Services) for more information.
UW-Eau Claire Counseling Services provides links to hundreds of “virtual” self-help pamphlets on topics including: