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Karen Kirkpatrick
Office Manager

Ph: (540) 464-7667
Fax: (540) 464-7025
Email Cadet Counseling

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Center for Cadet Counseling (CCC)
Virginia Military Institute
VMI Health Center
448 Institute Hill, 2nd Floor
Lexington, VA  24450

Welcome to the Center for Cadet Counseling

VMI’s Center for Cadet Counseling, the CCC, provides a confidential space for cadets to explore concerns. The CCC is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and adheres to the highest standards of ethical conduct as outlined by the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Counseling Association (ACA), the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the internal governing policies of VMI.  

To view the Center's privacy policy, follow this link: Privacy Policy  


To schedule an appointment, call 540-464-7667 or stop by our office on the second floor of the VMI Health Center. Make sure to have several dates and times you are available to meet ready.

P: 540-464-7667
E: Make an appointment by email 

Messages are checked daily. Messages left after 4:30 p.m. will be reviewed the following business day.

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your appointment to complete paperwork. 


An emergency consists of imminent harm to self or others.

For concerns or emergencies occurring after business hours or on weekends, contact the VMI Infirmary (part of the VMI Health Center located in the Post Hospital building) or proceed to the emergency room at Stonewall Jackson Hospital.  

Emergency: 911

P: 540-464-7667
E: Karen Kirkpatrick  

Location and Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30

VMI Health Center
448 Institute Hill, 2nd Floor
Lexington, VA 24450

(Located in the Post Hospital building) 

Parking is available below the building in the large parking lot.

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