Counseling Services

College can be tough on your mental health. WSU Counseling Services is here to help you be successful in both your personal life and academic life.

Students can take advantage of both in-person and telecounseling appointments at WSU Counseling Services. 

Learn about mental health services and events offered throughout the semester. 

You can also explore online resources to help you cope with stress and anxiety as well as practice meditation and build resilience skills.

Counseling Services also supports faculty and staff by providing consultations and group trainings.

Make an Appointment
Meet with a Counselor
Whatever you’re going through, our professional counselors are here to help you. 

To schedule a confidential appointment 

Please let us know ahead of time if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

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Talk to a Peer Counselor
Sometimes it’s easier to talk with another student about the things affecting your mental health. 

Email to set up a meeting.

Learn about the Peer to Peer Program
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Can’t Wait for an Appointment?

If you need help right away, contact one of these emergency resources.

Events & Groups

With a variety of events during the semester, you can find support and learn more about mental health.

Find WSU Health Services on Instagram or follow on Facebook for more information about wellness tips and upcoming events.

Active Minds

WSU Active Minds is a student-run organization aimed at promoting mental health awareness, education, and advocacy.

Learn more about student clubs & organizations.

Grief Group

If you have experienced the death of a significant person in your life, you may benefit from joining a grief group.

Each semester, we offer a 6-week grief group where students can talk about their loss in a small, confidential group setting.
Space is limited, so pre-registration is required.

Contact Counseling Services at for more information

Threapy Dogs

Students miss their pets and interacting with one of the therapy dogs can help relieve stress!

Pet a Therapy Dog sessions are offered each semester where students can drop by to get some puppy love.

Watch digital signs across campus for dates and times.

Support a Friend

If you know someone who is struggling, here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can help

Find emergency resources for veterans, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, and more.

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Staff & Faculty Consultations

If you have a question or concern about a specific student or situation, we can provide a brief consultation. 

We can also give you more information on the counseling process.

Due to confidentiality, Counseling Services staff cannot share any information about specific students. 

However, we can listen and address general questions.

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Counseling & Wellness Services
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Academic Year Hours


Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm


Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Evening hours may be available for students with schedule constraints.

Crisis Appointments

Monday-Friday: 12-3:30pm

Relaxation Room

  • Monday-Wednesday: 9am-2pm
  • Thursday 11am-2pm
Summer Hours

May & June Appointments

Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm

July Appointments 

Monday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm