Counseling Services

The Office of Student Counseling Services (SCS) provides short-term individual counseling, couples counseling, group sessions, consultations for students, faculty and staff referrals, and self-help pamphlets on various wellness topics to facilitate students’ transitions and challenges during their university life.  

As a TAMIU student, you have access to counseling services without additional charge.

Why do students come in for counseling?

Why do students come in for counseling?
  • Anxiety-Stress Management
  • Academic Difficulties
  • Depression
  • Coping with Disabilities
  • Goal-Setting
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Family and Work Stressors
  • Relationship Problems
  • Substance Abuse
  • Exploration of Values and Beliefs
  • Exploration of Values and Beliefs
  • Eating Disorders
  • Personal Assault 
  • Social and Sexual Concerns
  • Self-Esteem
  • Time Management
  • Loss and Grief
  • Identity Development
  • Roommate Conflicts
  • Self Awareness





TAO includes over 150 brief, effective, educational sessions covering over 50 common topics and skills related to mental health, wellness, and substance use issues. TAO Includes interactive sessions, mindfulness exercises and practice tools all aimed at helping you achieve your goals. 


  1. In your browser window, navigate to https://us.taoconnect.org/register
  2. Enter First Name, Last Name, and your school email address
  3. Create a Password.
  4. Leave the 'Enrollment Key' field blank.
  5. Click Sign Me Up
  6. Check your email. You will be sent a Welcome to TAO email with a confirmation link which you must click on to sign in.



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Relaxation Room


UPDATE: The relaxation room is temporarily closed.

The relaxation room is equipped with a massage chair and relaxation guides to help out in creating a relaxing environment.  It is available to all TAMIU Students providing a quite and peaceful time as part of their self-care.

Students will need to sign up and present a TAMIU photo ID.  This service is available on a walk-in basis and only one person is allowed at a time.