Guidance and Counseling Program

Counseling services are available through the Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs.  The Guidance and Counseling Program is aimed at assisting students to take maximum advantage of the educational opportunities at the Universidad Central del Caribe, and to contribute to their success in their future professional goals.  A series of student support programs are designed to assist student with academic difficulties with external situations that might be hindering academic performance or to excel their talents and attributes in their pursuit of academic excellence.

These programs and services include:

  • Career and Personal Counseling to promote the student professional development.
  • Student Tutorial Program with the goal of providing academic tutorial assistance to students confronting academic difficulties.
  • Peer Mentoring Program aiming at assisting students in developing their fullest potential in pursuit of their academic goals.
  • Support for the creation of new in student leadership initiatives or student interest groups.
  • Orientation workshops and activities to the entering freshman class in the summer before the beginning of the academic year.
  • USMLE Step I Longitudinal Program to provide guidance and activities for the medical students preparation for the exam.
  • Wellnes Workshops on how to improve study habits, develop better and safety attitudes towards and deal with stressful situations are conducted.

The Guidance and Counseling Program implements a comprehensive prevention effort directed at minimizing effects of societal problems among our student body such as:  substance abuse, violence, unwanted pregnancies, suicide.  Students are encouraged to live a healthy life and adopt enriching experiences throughout their stay at the UCC.


Guidance and Counseling Contact Information

Minerva Morales
ext. 2406
Mariana Hernandez
ext. 2405