Your session with your counselor is private and confidential. Information you share with your counselor will not be released without your permission. However, there are legal and ethical exceptions, including the following:
- If, in your counselor's opinion, you present direct and foreseeable harm to yourself or others
- If you disclose actual or possible child abuse or neglect
- If we are ordered by a court of law to release information
- If you are 17 years of age or younger or have been referred to counseling as a part of a university disciplinary or administrative matter, there may be further exceptions which your counselor will discuss with you.