You're not alone.

If you're feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or you want to talk to someone, we want you to know that you're not alone.  At RCBC, we want our students to have more than just academic success. Student Support Services offers counseling and resources to help support your mental health and well-being.

Counseling Services

Counseling is available to help students address concerns about emotional health. When meeting with the counselor, you may discuss concerns about mood, stress management, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, substance use, and more. We can help you make a plan to deal with challenges and achieve your goals.

To learn more about Counseling at RCBC, call (856) 222-9311, Ext. 2915, or email Reagan Copeland, LCSW, Student Support Counselor, at

Alternatively, if you have other questions or concerns about a student support issue, please contact the Office of Student Support directly at and they will assist you.

For immediate assistance, you can contact the Public Safety Office at 856-222-9311, ext. 2100. If you have thoughts of suicide or require emergency assistance, please contact the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by calling 988, or the Burlington County Crisis Unit at 609-835-6180.

Confidentiality Statement

Rowan College at Burlington County Student Support Counselors safeguard the privacy and security of information you share with your counselor. The confidentiality of information that you share with a counselor is protected by federal and state law. Such personal information will not ordinarily be disclosed to any third party without your express, written, informed consent stipulating what information may be divulged, to whom, for what purposes, and within what time period.

However, there are several exceptions to the general rule of confidentiality. Rowan College at Burlington County would be required to release information to appropriate persons if:

  1. We believe there are indications of an imminent risk of harm to you. In these circumstances, it may be necessary for the staff to take whatever action is necessary for your safety, including notifying appropriate college officials and/or law enforcement.
  2. You disclose intent to harm another person. In such circumstances, the staff member is legally required to notify appropriate law enforcement agencies and also the intended target of the threat.
  3. We learn information which leads us to believe that someone under the age of eighteen or an elderly person is being abused. In these circumstances, suspected abuse will be reported to appropriate state agencies and/or law enforcement.
  4. We receive a valid court order to release information, in which case required information will be released to the court.

Additional Information about Email Communication:

To help ensure privacy, students are cautioned against sending sensitive, detailed personal information through email.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding confidentiality, please discuss them with a Student Support Counselor.

Student Support Services Confidentiality Statement Form

To download a copy of the Student Support Services Confidentiality Statement Form, click here

How to Report Bullying

The following acts when committed by students of Rowan College at Burlington County shall be deemed misconduct subject to imposition of discipline according to the RCBC Student Code of Conduct, which can be found in the RCBC Student Handbook. In addition to this Code, students will be held accountable to the policies on Civility on Campus, Racial/Ethnic Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Smoking on Campus, and Substance Abuse/Use on Campus.

Harassment, Anti-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity, Non-Retaliation, Whistleblower and Complaint and Reporting.

In compliance with the State of New Jersey's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, the College will maintain zero-tolerance towards behavior involving harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying of any kind that is directed to students, members of the College community, and/or visitors. Harassment, intimidation and/or bullying includes but is not limited to any gesture, written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication that targets another individual and/or that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental, physical or sensory disability, or by any other distinguishing characteristic, that takes place on or with college property or at any college sponsored function.

A reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, that the above identified behavior will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a student, staff person or visitor or damaging the student, staff person or visitors property, or placing a student, staff person or visitor in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his/her person or damage to his/her property; or has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students, staff person or visitor in such a way as to cause disruption in, or interference with, the orderly operation of the College; or creates a hostile environment for the student, staff person or visitor at the college; or infringes on the rights of the student, staff person or visitor at the college. Those found in violation of this section of the Code of Conduct will be subject to expulsion from the College.

For additional Code of Conduct information, including information on disciplinary actions, click here.

Reporting Procedures:

A student who believes him/herself to be a victim or a witness to a bullying offense should follow the following steps to properly report the incident.

  • Notify the Public Safety Department of the bullying incident by stopping at a Public Safety Department Desk or by directly calling the Public Safety Department.
  • Phones are located around campus.

Public Safety Department
(856) 222-9311
Mt. Laurel Campus.......................Extension 2100
Mount Holly Campus ..........................Extension 4100

  • Upon receipt of the incident report, the following offices may be involved in the investigation: Office of Public Safety, Human Resources, and the Division of Student Services.
Suicide Prevention Resources

Everyone can play a part to help prevent suicide. If you’re thinking about suicide, are concerned about someone you know, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. Call 988 for free, confidential support.

Suicide Prevention Resources

  • Dial 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, available to everyone 24/7 for free and confidential assistance. An operator will connect you to the closest local crisis resource center to help you find assistance.

  • Burlington County Screening and Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP): (609) 835-6180, a mobile crisis outreach service.
  • You can always call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
  • For LGBT+ assistance:
  • For crisis help in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454 for the national hotline.

Information about Suicide Prevention

  • Learn to recognize warning signs for suicide and learn how you can help friends and loved ones: Nine out of Ten

  • Contact NJConnect for options to help with substance use and addiction. Call (855) 652-4356 and visit
  • Visit Safe Space to find tools, learn about emotional well being, and read stories of hope and recovery.
  • Learn how to help when you see concerning behavior on social media.
Mental Health Crisis

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, thoughts of harming yourself or someone else, are experiencing an overdose or are with someone who is experiencing an overdose or are in a mental health crisis of any kind and it is after hours, please contact Public Safety at (856) 222-9311, ext. 2100 or 911 immediately.