The Counseling Center

We get it. College can be tough! Change is hard!

The IUP Counseling Center is here to help.

The Counseling Center provides services Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. when classes are in session. 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.

The IUP Counseling Center will be closed during the summer.

The Counseling Center does not provide counseling or case management services during the summer. The office will re-open for administrative services only Monday, August 8, through  Friday, August 19.

Counseling and Case Management services will resume on Monday, August 22, at 8:00 a.m.

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In case of an emergency: Dial 911, contact University Police at 724-357-2141, or call the Armstrong-Indiana Crisis Hotline at 1-877-333-2470.

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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.


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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.