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General Wellness 

Resources 

The Division of Student Affairs supports a variety of services to help students succeed at UNF, including those listed below. 

  • If you find you are unable to fulfill your obligations as a student, or need help dealing with situations—personal, medical, financial or otherwise—that may affect your ability to succeed at UNF, you should seek help immediately. In most cases, you are going to notify the parties that need to know such as your academic advisor or professor if your classes are being affected by the situation. In situations that are very complicated or sensitive in nature, you could contact the Student Ombudsman, Andrea Adams-Manning in the Dean of Students Office.  She can provide impartial, confidential advice, and in certain situations can communicate information about your circumstances to faculty and help you seek solutions that are acceptable to all parties. The UNF administration, your professors, and the International Studies Program itself, are all better positioned to help you solve problems when you seek intervention early.The Counseling Center offers confidential individual and group counseling, and other services. 
  • The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides support to students with diagnosed disabilities in a variety of categories. 
  • The LGBT Resource Center coordinates resources and programming to support LGBT students, including Club Can-Do, a mentoring program, and Lavender Graduation
  • Student Health Services responds to students' "most pressing needs" in terms of health. 
  • The Office of the Student Ombudsman provides a confidential way to seek help in addressing concerns related to such matters as grade appeals, attendance problems and health issues. 
  • Project THRIVE is UNF's support program for students with autism spectrum disorders. 
  • The Women's Center coordinates a variety of educational and advocacy program

Being Proactive When Problems Arise 

If you find you are unable to fulfill your obligations as a student, or need help dealing with situations—personal, medical, financial or otherwise—that may affect your ability to succeed at UNF, you should seek help immediately. In most cases, you are going to notify the parties that need to know such as your academic advisor or professor if your classes are being affected by the situation. In situations that are very complicated or sensitive in nature, you could contact the Student Ombudsman, Andrea Adams-Manning in the Dean of Students Office.  She can provide impartial, confidential advice, and in certain situations can communicate information about your circumstances to faculty and help you seek solutions that are acceptable to all parties. The UNF administration, your professors, and the International Studies Program itself, are all better positioned to help you solve problems when you seek intervention early.