Mental health professionals and a few carefully selected graduate student trainees staff the Counseling Center. The center provides free and confidential counseling services on the Mount Pleasant campus for currently enrolled CMU students dealing with various issues and concerns that may negatively impact their academic success, interpersonal relationships, health, or safety.  Services include short-term/time-limited individual and group counseling, consultation, and referral for:


Personal Issues - Dealing with personal issues such as an urgent situation or crisis, anxiety, depression, loneliness, transition to college concerns, identity, alcohol and drug abuse, eating concerns, stress management, relationship concerns, family stress, loss, relapse prevention, sexual orientation, strengthening coping skills, and personal growth development.

Academic Success - Improving academic success by reducing stress and focused anxiety (e.g., test, math, speech) and learning time management skills.

Survivor Support - Assisting primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and harassment.

Community Referral - Community referral information is available online at
Counseling Resource Sheet 2018.pdf or at the Counseling Center located in Foust Hall 102.


Urgent appointments — Urgent appointments are available daily for safety concerns or concerns requiring immediate attention.