The bell hooks center is an inclusive space where historically underrepresented students, including but not limited to women, LGBTQPIA+, and sex and gender non-conforming students, can come to be as they are, outside of social scripts.
Location: Draper 106
The Center provides services to support the recruitment, retention and graduation of Black students. The Black Cultural Center is a leader in achieving the college’s mission of interracial understanding.
Location: Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, Alumni Building
The Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education at Berea College focuses our work on the interrelationship of race and poverty through coalition building. The Center’s goal is to build coalitions for anti-racism in the wider area of Central and Eastern Kentucky.
Location: Alumni Building – Main Floor
In the Counseling Center, Licensed professional counselors assist students with difficulties in an unbiased and objective way. All professional counseling services are completely confidential. No one, including parents, relatives, friends, or college staff has access to any information about a student without their consent.
Location: Fairchild Hall, Room 100
The Student Life team and the residence hall student staff seek to support the academic mission by creating and maintaining an environment conducive to good study habits. Questions related to residence halls, roommates, and moving in/moving out can be directed to Student Life.
Location: Woods-Penniman Building, Room 302
The Appalachian Center fosters teaching & learning for all undergraduates regarding Appalachia through the lens of the eight great commitments and supports academic, career, and social success of students from Appalachian counties.
Location: Stephenson Hall 125
Berea College Public Safety is the central point of contact for all matters related to the safety and health of the college community and all issues related to personal security and protection of property.
Location: Woods-Penniman Building, first floor
White House Clinic is the student health services provider at Berea College. Services provided by Student Health Services include:
- acute care (sore throats, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sexually transmitted diseases, etc.)
- chronic care (diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.)
- screenings/health maintenance (pap smears, sports and other physicals, health education, and flu vaccinations,etc.)
White House Clinic collects required medical forms from students transitioning to Berea College, including their medical history, tuberculosis risk assessment, and immunization records.
Location: St. Joseph Berea Hospital through main entrance