Department of Music
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Health and Safety

Health Resources for Musicians (PDF links)


Any student needing special accommodations due to a disability should contact the Coordinator of Student Disability Services, Student Union, Suite 204 or call (580) 745-2254 (TDD# 745-2704).  It is the responsibility of each student to make an official request for accommodations to the Coordinator.

Student health and wellness is an important component of this course.  Students will be presented with concepts and ideas to aid in establishing continued physical and mental well being as it relates to those music activities associated with this course.  These concepts and ideas may include: 1) attention to improved practice and performance techniques, 2) appropriate safety procedures for moving and handling all types of music equipment, and 3) information regarding hearing, vocal, and musculoskeletal health and injury prevention.  These health and wellness concerns will be addressed through directed readings, health professionals’ presentations, and field trips.

Any student experiencing mental or emotional issues who desires free, confidential, clinical counseling is encouraged to contact the SE Counseling Center at (580) 745-2988 to schedule an appointment during normal working hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  For after hours mental health emergencies, please call SE Campus Police at (580) 745-2911 or the Mental Health Crisis Hotline at 1-(800) 522-1090