The Counseling Center

  • Counseling Center located in the Suites on Maple East

    The IUP Counseling Center will be open for administrative purposes only Monday, December 14–Monday, January 18.

    Personnel will be available over the winter break to guide you to services you may need.

    Telehealth services will resume on                  Tuesday, January 19 at 8:00 a.m.

    Crisis Intervention Services 

    Armstrong Indiana Crisis Hotline
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Indiana Regional Medical Center
    Campus Police

    We get it. College can be tough!

    The IUP Counseling Center is here to help. 

    All counseling and consultation services will solely be online (conducted through HIPAA-compliant Zoom or phone) to keep students, faculty, and staff safe and healthy.

    The Counseling Center provides services Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Counseling Services are included in your Wellness Fee.

    Wondering how to get started? The Counseling Center is available by phone (724-357-2621) or email ( Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. In your email, write, “Hi, I’m interested in scheduling an appointment.” You will receive a response from the department secretary with scheduling options.  

    In case of an emergency, please contact the Indiana County Crisis Hotline at 1-877-333-2470, University Police at 724-357-2141, or go to the Indiana Regional Medical Center

    Helpful Mental Health Resources related to COVID-19

    Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety

    Calming Fears about Coronavirus

    Care For Your Coronavirus Anxiety

    The American Psychological Association (APA) guide to viewing coronavirus coverage

    Podcast Released by APA: Managing Anxiety about Coronavirus 

    Faculty members and staff at the center work collaboratively with students to foster the self-knowledge and skills necessary to succeed personally, academically, and professionally. The Counseling Center allows students the opportunity to integrate their personal goals with their academic goals.

  • In case of an emergency: dial 911, go to the Indiana Regional Medical Center, contact University Police at 724-357-2141, or call the Armstrong-Indiana Crisis Hotline at 1-877-333-2470.

  • Online Mental Health Screenings
    Take a free, anonymous screening for anxiety, depression, alcohol use, and eating disorders to determine whether professional consultation would be helpful.
  • Request an Outreach or Educational Program
    The Center for Health and Well-Being (CHWB) provides outreach and educational programs at no cost to IUP faculty, staff, and students. To submit a request for a member of the CHWB to speak to your class or organization, please fill out the form.
    Common Misperceptions About Counseling and Therapy
    Consultation and Workshops
    Information about  consultation, diversity, and workshops offered by the Counseling Center.
    Training Program for Graduate Students
    Find out more about the Graduate Student Training Program offered at the Counseling Center!
    Groups for IUP Students
    Talking with other students who have similar experiences provides support and perspective. Find out more about group counseling offered at the Counseling Center.
    Information about current groups, crisis and emergency services, outreach and consultation, on-line help, substance use and abuse, and training
    Follow the links below to find out more information about anxiety, stress, mindfulness, and more.