Counseling and Career Services

Counseling and Career Services are available to all currently enrolled students at Robeson Community College (RCC).  The mission of Counseling and Career Services is to provide academic, personal, social, and career development services that assist in promoting student success while attending college.  These services also provide students with the necessary tools needed to make progress towards the attainment of his or her educational and career goals.  The staff of Counseling and Career Services invite you to take advantage of the many services that are offered.  Counseling services offered include:  individual counseling, academic advising, interest/personality assessments, job search and resume assistance, and workshop presentations.

Students are encouraged to seek counseling services for any problems that result in distress or difficulty in their life. Students may be referred for services by friends, parents, instructors, staff, and/or academic advisors. The following are common concerns or issues that our counseling staff can assist students with:

  • Academic advising
  • Alcohol/Drug/Substance Abuse (referral to community resources)
  • Career exploration/interest inventories
  • Changes in academic performance/difficulty concentrating/missing classes
  • Depression/feeling overwhelmed
  • Difficulty coping with academic pressures and problems
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Difficulty managing time, stress, or test anxiety
  • Domestic Violence issues
  • Family or relationship issues with peers
  • Indecision about academic major/career choice
  • Lack of knowledge about careers and career opportunities
  • Low self-esteem
  • Relationship Issues (parents/friends/romantic)
  • Poor motivation
  • Sexual abuse, sexual assault, and sexual harassment
  • Social withdrawal or thoughts of suicide

Students can arrange a confidential appointment with a counselor to discuss personal, social, career, or academic concerns. Counselors will listen, advise, provide guidance, and make appropriate referrals to campus and/or community resources as needed. Come by our office located in Building 13 or call (910) 272-3353 to speak with a counselor or schedule an appointment.