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Eligibility to Use Counseling and Mental Health Center Services

Your current enrollment status and current state of residence determine your ability to use the services provided by Counseling and Mental Health Center. This is because CMHC services are funded, in part, by tuition and most CMHC providers can only practice in the State of Texas.

Determine your eligibility to use CMHC services by reading through the information below.


Current Students

#1. What is Your Current Enrollment Status?

You are enrolled in Spring 2024 classes.
You can use CMHC services from January 12, 2024 to May 31, 2024.

You were enrolled in the immediate past semester and intend to enroll or are enrolled in the next semester.

For Spring 2024 – if you took Fall 2023 classes, are not taking Spring 2024 classes, but you will take Summer 2024 classes – you can use CMHC services from January 12, 2024 to May 31, 2024.

#2. What is Your Current State of Residence?

Within the State of Texas
If you are currently living within the State of Texas and meet one of the enrollment criteria above, you can use all CMHC services. CMHC provides services through both in-person and telehealth appointments.

Outside the State of Texas
If you are currently living outside of the State of Texas and meet one of the enrollment criteria above, you may access these services:


Post-Doctoral Fellows and University/Visiting Scholars Currently Living in Texas

These individuals are not officially registered for classes at UT Austin. To be seen by a provider at CMHC, first provide specific documentation to verify your assignment and then pay the service extension fee. To pay the fee and for assistance, call CMHC at 512-471-3515.


Faculty and Staff

UT faculty and staff who are currently living in Texas can access the Employee Assistance Program for counseling services.


Who Cannot Access CMHC Services

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