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Mental Health Resources for Law Students and Lawyers: Campus Resources

University Counseling Services

University Counseling Services is a service provided to Oklahoma City University students which is designed to help you address concerns, come to a greater understanding of yourself, and learn effective personal and interpersonal coping strategies.

Individual and Group Counseling is offered. (4-6 sessions of individual counseling per semester). Presentations are also offered on a variety of topics. These services are free of charge.

We also provide Suicide Prevention and Awareness Training through QPR (question, persuade, refer).

The University Counselor is available for appointments Monday - Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the main campus in Walker Hall (northwest wing on the first floor, enter from blue awning on the north side of the building facing Banning Hall).

Mindy Windholz is also available for office hours at the law school on Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. by appointment.

Please call to make an appointment or you may stop by to make an appointment. The office has a voice mail answering system. If you do not wish to leave a message, wait and call again. If you do leave a message, during office hours, someone will return your call as promptly as possible.

Contact: Mindy Windholz

If you have an emergency during office hours, call 405-208-7901. If you have an emergency after hours, please contact the OCU Police Department at 405-208-5991.

University Counseling Services Screening Tests


The creators of this guide are not mental health experts or professionals. Information and links provided in this guide are meant to serve as examples and suggestions, and they are not specifically endorsed by the Oklahoma City University Law Library, Law School, Campus or its affiliates. Please consult a physician or mental health professional for further assistance and information. If you need immediate assistance please call Oklahoma City University Counseling Services.

For emergencies during office hours, call 405-208-7902. If you have an emergency after hours, please contact the Oklahoma City University Police Department at 405-208-5991.

Oklahoma City University Law Student Services

The Office of Student Services offers student success plan and career counseling, works with student organizations, plans programs and events, assists students with housing, coordinates health and wellness programs, and serves as a resource and sounding board for students as they navigate their way through the Law School.

Our dedicated staff is here to provide support and guidance in the professional development of each and every OCU law student. Our goal is to enrich your rigorous law school experience with substantive resources and invaluable tools to help you prepare for a successful career in the practice of law.

Departmental Programs:

  •     Student Success Program
  •     1L Orientation
  •     Career Development and Student Programming
  •     Student Life and Student Organizations
  •     Oklahoma Licensed Legal Intern Program
  •     Pro Bono and Public Interest Law Program
  •     Externship Program
  •     3L/4L Countdown to Commencement


Chesapeake Energy Student Services, Suite 330
405.208.5332 |

Students are encouraged to come to Student Services to discuss academic plans, questions about the profession, personal concerns, summer activities, and other matters. You are welcome to schedule appointments or stop by on a drop-in basis.

Alana Haynes House
Assistant Dean for Student Services | 405-208-6004

Carol North
Coordinator | 405-208-5836

Christopher Sokol
Director of Student Success | 405-208-6010

Bianca J. Bryant
Director of Career Development & Student Programming | 405-208-6009

OCU Law Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement programs complement the law school’s traditional educational methods for developing students’ analytical and critical reasoning skills by providing students with additional learning opportunities. The Department of Academic Achievement teaches, administers, and coordinates various academic programs designed to maximize individual performance in law school and on the bar exam. For example, the Study for Success program includes supplemental instruction in your classes and instruction in study techniques to maximize your success in law school.

Additionally, the Department of Academic Achievement created a supplemental preparation program during your last semester of law school leading up to the bar exam to help you Conquer the Bar!

Oklahoma City University Law and the Department of Academic Achievement are committed to providing you all the resources needed to be successful in law school, on the bar exam, and in your future career.

Oklahoma City University Law Academic Achievement is located within Suite 315. It is open 8-6 Monday-Thursday and Friday 8-5.

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The Aduddell Fitness Center

Aduddell Fitness Center

The Aduddell Fitness Center is located on the main campus just south of Dawson-Loeffler Science and Mathematics Center. The Aduddell Fitness Center is a (4,800 sq. ft.) state of the art facility. This facility features treadmills, ellipticals, stair masters, and stationary bikes. The fitness center has a large selection of machines and free weights. The fitness center has qualified personnel on staff to assist you with all your weight-training needs.

800 N. Harvey Oklahoma City, OK 73102 405.208.5271