The advising dean program supports and enhances Colby’s commitment to first-rate, individual advising of students. Designed to complement Colby’s academic advising, the advising dean program ensures that all students have a point of contact for advice and counsel throughout their tenure at the College.
The mission of the Colby College Counseling Services is to support the intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth of students by providing professional counseling services. These services include confidential individual and group counseling; crisis intervention services; psychiatric consultation for evaluation and medication management; educational outreach programs; and consultation to faculty and staff.
The mission of the Garrison-Foster Health Center is to enhance the academic environment of Colby College by providing quality health care, health education, and preventative services to the Colby community, particularly students, in a caring, cost-effective, and convenient manner.
Support Services comprises a number of programs that are designed to help Colby students maximize their academic success. We want students at Colby to know that there are opportunities for them to obtain help when they need it. Our arrangements for residential living at Colby include a carefully selected hall staff of upperclassmen and a number of resident faculty and staff members who are always eager to assist students.