Counseling Center

Welcome to the UNI Counseling Center. Call us at 319-273-2676. Call 319-273-2676 and press '2' to speak with 24/7 crisis counselor.

Welcome Panthers!

Let us help you take care of your mental health while you are also working hard to take care of your physical health during this challenging time.

WINTER BREAK ANNOUNCEMENT:

During the winter break (11/30-1/22) the Counseling Center will be offering tele therapy services only. We will also be closed from 12/21/20-1/8/20. While we are closed, students can call 273-2676 and select option 2 to be connected to a crisis counselor to address mental health concerns. Have a safe winter break Panthers and we look forward to a new year ahead with you!

 

To schedule an assessment appointment, call the Counseling Center at 319-273-2676 to schedule a tele visit or in person visit and complete the assessment intake form: (view detailed Student Instruction here)

  1. In person visits in the Counseling Center   

You will get a brief health screening and temperature reading upon entering the building and you will be required to wear a face covering.  You will not be allowed to bring anyone with you to your appointment.  You and your therapist will sit 6 feet apart in a spacious office and your therapist will be wearing a face covering as well.

  1. Tele therapy visits  

You will get a notification by email and text of your appointment and instructions on how to log in to the patient portal.  You may ask for a phone session if that is your preference.  

 

You will receive intake questions in an email to complete prior to your appointment for both in person and tele therapy assessment appointments. Thank you for taking the time to complete those forms so we have the information we need to best take care of you.


For same day emergency appointments, call 273-2676 and let us know when you will be arriving.  During office hours, 8:00-4:30 M-F, you can consult with a counselor by phone or in person. After 4:30 pm and on weekends, call 319-273-2676 and select option 2 to speak with a counselor by phone.

 

Counseling Center Staff

Eligibility

Enrolled students paying the mandatory health fee are eligible for a free initial assessment and clinical recommendations.  Therapy groups, crisis appointments, and short term individual therapy (5 sessions) per academic year are provided at no additional charge. 

Appointments

Counseling begins with an Initial Assessment.Safety Ally Logo

To schedule an Initial Assessment appointment, please call the Counseling Center at (319) 273-2676.

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Hours Crisis/Emergency

  • In case of immediate danger, call 911 or go to the nearest
    hospital emergency room.
  • For urgent situations outside of office hours, call the Counseling Center at (319) 273-2676 and press 2 to speak to a crisis counselor.
  • Statewide Crisis Line 1-800-332-4224
  • *The Foundation 2 Crisis Line is Certified by the American Association of Suicidology.
  • National Suicide Hotline 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
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After Hours Crisis/Emergency

In case of immediate danger: Call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

For urgent situations outside of office hours: Call the Counseling Center at (319) 273-2676 and press 2 to speak to a crisis counselor.

Statewide Crisis Line:
1-800-332-4224

National Suicide Hotline:
1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)