Tag: UCS

Boston College Should Evaluate Mental Health Services, Implement Virtual UCS Scheduling, and Hire More Referral Staff
Opinions, Editorials

Boston College Should Evaluate Mental Health Services, Implement Virtual UCS Scheduling, and Hire More Referral Staff

Boston College should evaluate the efficacy of mental health services provided on campus in order to determine how to best serve the mental health needs of the student population. Some improvements that should be implemented include the creation of an email or messaging service to schedule appointments with University Counseling Services (UCS) and an increase…

Girardot: BC and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year
Opinions, Column

Girardot: BC and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Columnist Doug Girardot writes that in their reopening rhetoric, BC officials did everything in their effort to downplay the realities of college life in a pandemic. The flurry of summer emails students received in their inboxes and the maroon and gold technocratic signage littered throughout campus have suggested a conditional promise of normalcy: If you do all these things, then we can have school just like usual. But this is a dangerously fantastical apodosis.

News, On Campus

UCS Introduces New Self-Help App

With an access code, BCWelltrack, students are able to sign up, create an account for WellTrack, and begin a personalized course to improve their mood through working on skills and exercises designed to address anxiety and depression.

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