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Counseling Center

About the Counseling Center

It is the mission of the University of Northern Iowa Counseling Center to promote the personal development and psychological well-being of all students and to encourage a college environment that is conducive to growth and learning. We strive to provide ethical, high quality psychological and counseling services to UNI students and consultation services to UNI faculty and staff.

The Counseling Center is a service department under University Health Services, which is, in turn a department under UNI's Division of Student Affairs. The UNI Counseling Center has been accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

About the Counseling Center

The UNI Counseling Center provides mental health and counseling to UNI students who have paid the Mandatory Health Fee.  The UNI Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

View the Counseling Center's Annual Reports:

2015-16 Counseling Center Annual Report

2014-15 Counseling Center Annual Report

2013-14 Counseling Center Annual Report

2012-13 Counseling Center Annual Report

2011-12 Counseling Center Annual Report

2010-11 Counseling Center Annual Report

2009-10 Counseling Center Annual Report

The Counseling Center is a service department within University Health Services, which, in turn is a department in UNI's Division of Student Affairs. For more information about Counseling Services, please view the Counseling Center's 'About' page.


The Counseling Center is committed to being knowledgeable and sensitive regarding issues of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, religion, and ability.

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 273-2676 and press 2 to speak to a crisis counselor.

Statewide Crisis Line:

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