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General Information | 2005-2006

Chapter 12. Counseling, Learning, and Career Services

Subchapter 12-100.     General Provisions

Sec. 12-101.     Purpose

The purpose of the services is to provide a broad spectrum of personal counseling, psychiatric, learning assistance, and career development services for students to help them promote, maintain, and improve their mental health and maximize their college experience.

Sec. 12-102.     Definitions

In this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning,

  1. "director" means the director of Counseling, Learning, and Career Services;
  2. "services" means Counseling, Learning, and Career Services;
  3. "University" means the University of Texas at Austin;
  4. "student" means a person enrolled at the University or a person accepted for admission or readmission to the University while that person is on the campus and is eligible for services.
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Subchapter 12-200.     Administration

Sec. 12-201.     Duties of the Director

  1. The director shall
    1. maintain and administer the programs of the services so that they relate meaningfully to the needs of the student body and of the faculty;
    2. appoint assistants and coordinators for various phases of program planning, administration, and development; and
    3. designate specific staff members who will perform assigned duties in the absence of the director.
  2. The director is in charge of Counseling, Learning, and Career Services, is administratively responsible to, and shall report regularly to the vice president for student affairs.

Sec. 12-202.     Duties of the Associate and Assistant Directors

  1. The associate and assistant directors are responsible for the duties assigned by the director.
  2. During the director's absence, the associate and assistant directors assume the duties of the director.
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Subchapter 12-300.     Services Provided

Sec. 12-301.     Services Provided to Students

The services provide general and specific functions which include

  1. individual counseling for personal, learning, and career-related issues;
  2. group programs and workshops for personal and educational development;
  3. psychiatric evaluation and medication services;
  4. mental health consultation and outreach services;
  5. stress management and biofeedback resources;
  6. academic tutoring for many entry-level, lower-division courses;
  7. resource library for major and career decision making;
  8. mental health, career, and learning assessments; and
  9. internship and graduate school application information and assistance.

Sec. 12-302.     Services Provided to the University

The services provide consultation and crisis intervention to faculty members, University residence personnel, and administrators for the resolution of problems of mutual responsibility and concern.

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Subchapter 12-400.     Counseling and Mental Health Center Records

Sec. 12-401.     Confidentiality of Records

  1. Confidentiality of the records of the Counseling and Mental Health Center, a component agency of Counseling, Learning, and Career Services, is governed by the laws of the State of Texas and applicable federal law.
  2. With certain exceptions, a student is entitled to review or have access to the content of his or her confidential records.
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Appendix C

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