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In the Office of Counseling Services, state licensed counselors help Mount Union students move toward life goals, while teaching students the coping skills needed for the future. The aim of counseling at Mount Union is to assist students in becoming socially and emotionally healthy.  Counseling is a partnership between the client and the counselor, meant to help students find solutions and possibilities in life.  Counseling staff members provide enrolled Mount Union students access to the following free and confidential counseling services on campus.

  1. Walk-in Hours

    Walk-in hours are times that are set aside for students who suddenly need help but do not have a scheduled counseling appointment. Walk-in hours are in the Student Affairs suite behind the information desk in HPCC.

    Monday: 2-4 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Wednesday: 2-4 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Friday: 2-4 p.m.

  2. Counseling Sessions

    Students who are seeking formal counseling for issues big or small will schedule a counseling appointment with a counselor. The counselor will gather information from the student during the first session to determine a diagnosis. After the evaluation, the student will work with the counselor to form a treatment plan, setting goals they want to work on during the semester. Just use the contact information to the right to call or email for an appointment. 

  3. Consultations

    A consultation is an informal meeting with a counselor. The counselor acts as an expert, providing advice, guidance, and linkage to ongoing services. Consultations are not counseling sessions. Counselors can offer up to four consultation sessions to a student before recommending counseling sessions.

  4. Counseling Events

    Check back for upcoming counseling events for the 2023-2024 academic year! 

  5. Counseling Resources

    If students need assistance outside of regular office hours, there are a variety of resources both on-campus and in the local area that can provide assistance. The following is a list of resources that may be used in situations in which a more immediate response is needed:

    Resident Director on Duty (330) 428-3500
    Campus Security (330) 428-1344
    Alliance Police Department (330) 821-3131 or 911 if emergency services are needed
    Alliance EMS (Fire Dept) (330) 821-1212 or 911 if emergency services are needed

    Stark County Crisis Hotline: (330) 452-6000
    Crisis Textline: Text 4hope to 741741
    Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth: 1 (866) 488-7386
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255) or
    Alliance Area Rape Crisis Center: (330) 821- RAPE (7273)
    Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter: (330) 823-7223
    National Mental Health Hotline*: Text or Call 988
    *Learn about the new 988 hotline here

All counseling staff members are licensed through the state of Ohio CSWMFT Board. To facilitate consumer protection, please visit the Ohio licensure verification.

Counseling services will be providing virtual as well as live contact sessions via the Student Affairs Suite, Hoover-Price Campus Center. To schedule an appointment, call (330) 823-2886 or email



Access Counseling Services

Counseling Services staff provide many services to students. These services range from walk-in hours, counseling sessions, consultations, Koru Mindfulness, and special events. All services are free and confidential to enrolled students. If you are interested or want to inquire about a service, please contact us by phone at (330) 823-2886 or email

The Office of Counseling Services will be providing virtual as well as live contact sessions via the Student Affairs Suite, Hoover-Price Campus Center.