Counseling Office

Cheryl Orr, Counselor

The counseling office and Western Oklahoma State College is committed to assisting students in all areas of their lives. Student success and well being is of the utmost importance.

Cheryl Orr is the counselor at Western Oklahoma State College. You may reach Cheryl at (580) 477-7710 or in Office SSC205. The Counseling office provides the following services to current students free of charge.  If you are experiencing an emergency after hours please call 911, or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.  

Three of the best Suicide Prevention Crisis line options we have identified include not only a telephone number for speaking to a trained volunteer, but also a contact number for those who prefer to text a trained volunteer and another link for those who prefer to communicate with a trained volunteer via live chat online.

 To speak with a trained volunteer:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255Call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, toll free at: 1-800-273-8755,  or log onto their website for more information.
To text with a trained volunteer:
crisis text lineContact the  Crisis Text Line by texting 741741. A trained volunteer from Crisis Text Line will communicate with you via text. For more information, log onto their website.
To Live Chat online with a trained volunteer:
im aliveLog onto IMALIVE at and click the "chat now" button.



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What is Western Oklahoma State College?

  • About

    Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
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  • Vision

    Western Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
  • Mission

    The mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.