Welcome to the SAGU Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) New Student Orientation

Please follow the steps below to orient yourself with our program and policies.

Step 1

Watch the CMHC New Student Orientation Video


Step 2

Review the State Counseling Licensure Requirements document to verify your state’s licensure requirements if pursuing licensure outside the State of Texas.


Step 3

Review the CMHC Grad Policy Handbook.


Step 4

Look over the MS CMHC Rotation document for our scheduled rotation of classes. In your first semester, you should enroll in COU5153 Professional Orientation, Ethical and Legal Issues (offered every fall and spring).


Step 5

Fill out the Completion Form for the CMHC New Student Orientation. To access this form, you will need to be logged into your Lionmail – Gmail account. If you do not have access to the form, ensure that you are logged into your *student*@lionmail.sagu.edu account.


Step 6

Let the Journey Begin!
We acknowledge the great mental health needs in our society and around the world, and recognize the unique call of those who, like us, desire to dedicate their lives to the service of others. We are so glad that you have chosen SAGU to be part or your journey to becoming a counselor and look forward to our time together in this educational process.

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