The IUP Counseling Center assists students in recognizing tasks inherent in their development as individuals and their growth as IUP students. Faculty and staff at the Center work collaboratively with students to foster the self-knowledge and skills necessary to succeed personally, academically, and professionally. Accredited by the International Association for Counseling Services, the Counseling Center allows students the opportunity to integrate their personal goals with their academic goals.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Counseling Center is to work with the divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to enhance the learning environment. The center assists students in accomplishing developmental tasks resolving impasses to effective psychosocial functioning, and achieving their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Scope of Service

The mission of the Counseling Center is to facilitate student success and psychological well-being through culturally sensitive clinical services, outreach, and consultation. In keeping with the educational mission of the university, we also contribute to the mental health professions by serving as a training site for graduate students in psychology and counseling. We support the professional development of our staff and strive to embody the wellness we promote within the campus community.

Privacy Policy

The Counseling Center's privacy policies

Diversity Policy

The Counseling Center Diversity Policy

Policy for Email Communications

Email is neither secure nor confidential—other people may have access to your email communications, even if you do not intend for them to have access.