South Central College Cares! We have a great resource network on campus and in the communities surrounding our North Mankato and Faribault campuses. Our counselor and social workers are available to help connect you with programs and services to support your health, mental health, and well-being.
Career Development & Counseling
SCC’s counseling services provide support to address the career, academic, and personal development needs of students.
- Planning your academic, career, and personal goals
- Identifying and overcoming personal barriers such as adjusting to college, chemical abuse issues, the grief process, relationship concerns, stress management, and transition to college
- Creating strategies to improve your academic success
- Exploring career options, and administering /interpreting career assessments like ISEEK, CareerOneStop, mySkillsmyFuture
- Discussing educational options
- Providing career resources to assist in your career decision-making process
Lisa Schickling, Counselor
North Mankato Campus: C-135 (One Stop) / Faribault Campus: Welcome Center
Social Worker Services
Assistance is available to all SCC students who are facing barriers to completing their educational goals. The social worker can provide much-needed information, support, and a connection to resources in the community to help meet basic needs.
Jesse Spencer, Social Worker (North Mankato)
715-600-1027 (call or text - If texting, please include your name and student ID)
North Mankato Campus: The One Stop
Schedule a meeting with Jesse
Candace Ballstadt, Social Worker (Faribault)
Book an appointment with Candace
Faribault Campus: Community Resource Center C28
Campus Cupboard and Clothing Closet
The Campus Cupboard and Clothing Closet are FREE resources to any SCC students or employees who are facing any amount of need. We do not require documentation of need. Simply present your SCC Student ID.
Learn more on the Campus Cupboard and Clothing Closet webpage.
Campus and Community Resources
South Central College strives to connect students with supportive community networks, resources, and opportunities to ease obstacles interfering with their success. These community resources provide students support to address specific needs and gain self-sufficiency.
- Food Assistance
- Housing Assistance
- Health and Mental Health Assistance
- Financial Assistance
- Transportation Assistance
- Child Care Assistance