Our Team Is Here to Support You From Application to Graduation
Utica University offers the personal attention and expert advice you deserve, helping you to achieve your goals throughout your online learning journey.
The enrollment counselor is an enrollment and application expert. As your initial contact, they will answer your questions and guide you as you begin your online program.
Tech Support Specialist
No matter where you are, our tech support team is available to ensure you have access to your coursework and can communicate with your classmates and instructors effectively.
Clinical Placement Coordinator (for the MSW)
Depending on the program you choose, clinical placement may be required. The clinical placement coordinator will work with you to make connections and place you in an environment that matches your needs and interests.
Your success coach will support you throughout your courses until graduation. Contact them with any concerns or questions as you move through your online program.
To learn more about the support Utica University provides, call 866-295-3106.
Talk to a Therapist at No Cost
Utica University has partnered with Uwill to provide our online students free access to teletherapy. It’s a convenient and secure way for you to talk to a counselor immediately if the need arises.
Mental Health Support
Utica University empowers each student to succeed, and that goes beyond helping you prepare for your career. We strive to support your well-being, too.
Through our partnership with Uwill, you can connect immediately with a licensed mental health counselor as you take online classes. Engage with a counselor online and at no cost, with day-time and night-time appointments available.
The Support You Need, When You Need It
Utica University equips you with tools that foster success in your online program, career, and life. By partnering with Uwill, we’ll help you connect with a counselor who can give the support you need, in the format you prefer, at a time that works best for you. If you want to connect with a counselor, you can:
- Choose a therapist based on your preferences
Tell Uwill the topic you want to discuss and set preferences so that you talk with a counselor who meets your needs.
- Schedule the time that works best
Uwill’s counselors offer appointments during the day, at night, and on weekends.
- Select the type of appointment you prefer
Would you prefer to connect over video, phone, chat, or messaging?
Specializing in an Array of Mental Health Topics
Uwill’s counselors are prepared to assist students with their specific concerns, including:
- Family concerns
- Sleep disturbance
For Uwill’s counselors, no topic is too big or too small. Be sure to make a teletherapy appointment to get the support needed for your well-being.
How to Use Uwill
While taking online classes at Utica, you can connect with Uwill’s licensed therapists at no cost. You will start with 240 teletherapy credits, which you can use to join sessions in three formats:
- Video or phone sessions: 30 credits for 30 minutes
- Chat sessions: 15 credits for 15 minutes
- Messaging: 5 credits for a two-way exchange
Making Your First Appointment
Connect with a Uwill counselor in three steps:
1. Create Your Profile
- Use your school email address to register for Uwill
- Add the basic profile details, including your reason for signing up and emergency contact information
- Check your email for a message asking you to verify your account
2. Schedule an Appointment
- Find a counselor who matches your preferences
- Select a date and time for your appointment
- Choose the appointment type you prefer — video, phone, or chat
3. Talk With a Counselor
- You will receive an email reminder an hour before your appointment
- Start the appointment by clicking the link in your email reminder or by visiting the Uwill website
Connect with Licensed Counselors
When your appointment begins, you’ll connect with a licensed mental health professional. Each counselor in Uwill’s network has clinical experience and possesses one of the following or a similar credential:
- Doctoral level licensed psychologists
LP, PhD, PsyD, or the state’s equivalent of an independently licensed psychologist
- Master’s level licensed clinical social workers
LCSW, LICSW, or the state’s equivalent of an independently licensed social worker
- Master’s level licensed marriage and family therapists
LMFT — or the state’s equivalent of an independently licensed marriage and family therapist
- Master’s level licensed counselors
LPC, LPCC — or the state’s equivalent of an independently licensed counselor
Uwill’s counselors specialize in a variety of topics, providing support for your specific needs. If you want to change counselors, you can do so at any time.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to your questions about connecting with one of Uwill’s licensed counselors online.
Utica University has partnered with Uwill to bring a leading mental health and wellness solution to our online programs. You can connect immediately with a licensed mental health counselor based on your preferences and concerns, such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, sleep disturbance, and stress.
Yes! Students in Utica University’s online programs can access UWill’s mental health and wellness services at no cost.
Yes. You can connect with a counselor in one of these formats:
- Video/phone sessions
- Chat sessions
Note that your first session must occur through a video or phone call. After that, you can connect with a counselor in the format that works best for your schedule and needs.
Yes. Uwill is HIPAA and FERPA compliant, which means the company follows the strictest privacy guidelines. Uwill never shares your data — even on an anonymized basis — with any third party without consent.
You will work with counselors who generally take a solutions-oriented, holistic perspective to treatment with a focus on providing specific coping skills to address the issues you are facing. To accomplish this, counselors use various approaches, including but not limited to:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Mindfulness-Based Therapy
You may cancel a scheduled appointment up to 24 hours prior to the appointment time without using credits. If you cancel with less than 24 hours’ notice, Uwill will process 50% of the credits for that appointment. For example, if you cancel a 30-credit video session with less than 24 hours’ notice, 15 credits will be deducted. If you do not cancel and miss the appointment, Uwill will deduct 30 credits as if the session had occurred.