Argosy University, Northern Virginia Campus

Argosy University, Northern Virginia

Located in the Rosslyn area of Arlington, Virginia, our campus is a short distance from downtown Washington DC.

1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: 703-526-5800 | Toll Free: 866-703-2777

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Our Student Services Department offers a variety of resources to help you during your time as a student at Argosy University. Contact us for more information about each of these services.


Tutors are available (at no charge) to provide ancillary support and help with select classes. Computer and software tutorials are also available 24/7 via the Campus Common.


Available counseling services may include short-term counseling, consultation, and referral to community agencies. Local referral lists may also be available for counseling services we do not provide.

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Optional health insurance is available to students through an outside agency. Students should contact our Student Services Department for information about obtaining this insurance.

Student activities

Argosy University offers a wide range of personal and professional opportunities designed to support educational programs and learning needs that are not available through courses or practicum. Offerings may include student government associations, lecture/workshop series, and special-interest groups.

Disability services

Argosy University provides accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. The Disability Services office assists qualified students with disabilities in acquiring reasonable and appropriate accommodations and in supporting equal access to services, programs and activities.

Students who seek reasonable accommodations should notify the Disabilities Services Coordinator in the Student Services Department of their specific limitations and, if known, their specific requested accommodations. Students will be asked to supply medical documentation of the need for accommodation. Classroom accommodations are not retroactive, but are effective only upon the student sharing approved accommodations with the instructor. Therefore, students are encouraged to request accommodations as early as feasible with the Disability Services Coordinator to allow for time to gather necessary documentation. If you have a concern or complaint in this regard, please contact the Disability Services Coordinator located in our Student Services Department. Complaints will be handled in accordance with the school’s Internal Grievance Procedure for Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment.

News & Events

Northern Virginia’s Dr. Nahid Aziz Awarded 2016 NCSPP Diversity Award


Northern Virginia’s Dr. Nahid Aziz Awarded 2016 NCSPP Diversity Award
Dr. Nahid Aziz associate professor at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia, was recently awarded the 2016 NCSPP (National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology) Diversity Award. Dr. Aziz received the award at the NCSPP 2017 mid-winter conference in Long Beach, California.

The award recognizes faculty, staff, programs, or groups who have demonstrated, through significant contributions, outstanding commitment to research, development, advancement, and advocacy relevant to ethnic and racial diversity in the profession. 

Dr. Aziz is committed working on issues relevant to ethnic and racial diversity. She made many academic and research contributions, and her work has been both community-based and globally-based. She’s invested in the mentorship, training, and development of students and professionals from marginalized populations. And she’s dedicated to providing culturally-competent services to underserved populations.

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Faculty Member Named ACA President-Elect


Argosy University, Northern Virginia Faculty Member Named ACA President-Elect

Simone Lambert, PhD, associate professor in the College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences at Argosy University, Northern Virginia, has been elected to serve as the 67th president of the American Counseling Association. She will serve as president-elect for the term beginning July 1, 2017 and as president beginning July 1, 2018.

Dr. Lambert is a licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor, serving as a counselor and supervisor over the past two decades. Dr. Lambert's research interests include addiction prevention, counselor wellness, sensory processing disorder, and issues related to children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Lambert was the recipient of the 2010 International Association of Addictions and Offenders Counselors (IAAOC) Addictions/Offender Educator Excellence Award. She is a past-president of IAAOC, a division of the American Counseling Association. Her current professional leadership includes serving as the IAAOC representative to the American Counseling Association Governing Council. Additionally, she has served as the editor of ACAeNews.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of New Orleans, a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Ph.D. in counseling and counselor education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Northern Virginia Campus Hosts Post-Election Discussion


Northern Virginia Campus Hosts Post-Election Discussion

Recently, the student government association (SGA) at The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia held a post-election discussion event, allowing students to discuss their thoughts and concerns about the new President.


The event was open to all students, regardless of political views. It addressed how the new President’s policies could potentially impact mental health care. More than 50 students attended, and the discussion was facilitated by two faculty members.




Argosy University, Northern Virginia’s Dr. Sharpless Talks “Sleep Paralysis and the Paranormal”


Argosy University, Northern Virginia’s Dr. Sharpless Talks “Sleep Paralysis and the Paranormal”

Brian A. Sharpless, Ph.D., associate professor of clinical psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia recently gave lecture at the National Science Foundation titled “The Original Nightmare: Sleep Paralysis and the Paranormal.”  

According to Dr. Sharpless, humans throughout history have described a peculiar state between sleep and wakefulness characterized by paralysis, conscious awareness, of one’s surroundings, and terrifying hallucinations. This phenomenon is referred to as sleep paralysis, but it has gone by many other names depending upon time, place, and culture. Although it’s a very scary experience, not many know about it even through it’s a well-understood sleep disorder. Dr. Sharpless’ talk also discussed past “interesting” attempts to treat these episodes.


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