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Ag and Sciences Embedded Counseling

Explore personal, interpersonal, academic, and professional concerns that may be impacting your well-being with a counselor who knows the demands of studying in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Sciences

You can meet with the counselor at a location close to your classes — no need to go across campus to the Counseling Center!

Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students and eligible postdocs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Sciences have access to these specialized counseling services through NC State’s Embedded Counseling program.

Your Counselor

Luke Strawn

Clinician, College of Sciences and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Drop-In Hours

Stop by to speak one-on-one with Luke and get brief counseling support (however that may look to you!). Luke can also help you get set up with services at the Counseling Center (individual therapy, group, and/or workshops).


  • Bureau of Mines Building’s Admin Suite Conference Room

Drop-in hours are:

  • Tuesdays from 2 – 4 p.m.

Individual Counseling

Schedule one-on-one appointments, based on your availability. 

While Luke is the embedded counselor for CALS and COS, other counselors on staff are available if you have a preference for a counselor as it relates to gender identity, race, and/or ethnicity. 

Your comfort in is incredibly important and we want to make sure we provide the best therapeutic experience. Note your preference on our “Request for Services” form. If you don’t list any preferences, we will work with you to find a counselor who is a best fit.

Learn how to make an appointment.

Group Spaces

As needed/requested! Contact Luke if you’d like to discuss a group opportunity for you and your classmates.

Request Training and Outreach Programs

Request mental health and wellness training or outreach programs with the embedded counselor by filling out the outreach request form.