Welcome to the Student Health and Wellness Page



Emotional Growth

The goal of the student health center is to work collaboratively with students, academic departments, individual faculty members, student services, and other pertinent departments of the University to enhance student’s academic, personal, and career success.

What services are offered?


Meet the Director of Student Health

Maria Bedoya (Garavito)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Email: MGaravito@stu.edu
Phone: (305)628-6695
Hometown: Miami, Florida

About me: Hi Bobcats! I am the Director of Student Health and a proud Alum of St. Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling. I am a native to Miami and I enjoy being outdoors and surrounded by great company! My clinical background includes drug/alcohol abuse, domestic violence, addressing trauma, and crisis intervention. My goal is to help you navigate in any school or life struggles that you may encounter during your college years. I look forward to meeting you to explore your overall health and wellness while at St. Thomas University.