Counseling Center

PNW’s Counseling Center provides free and confidential mental health services to currently enrolled students.

The Counseling Center provides counseling sessions both in-person and virtually* through a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform,

The Counseling Center is currently operating under summer hours:  Mondays – Thursdays (8 AM – 4 PM) and Fridays (8 AM – 3 PM).

The Counseling Center will be closed the following days over the summer:  Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day, Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, and Friday, July 5 for an all-staff retreat.

Are you a community member looking for counseling services? Please visit the Community Counseling Center or Couple and Family Therapy Center.

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Counseling Services

Counseling supports students by identifying and addressing personal concerns that interfere with productive emotional functioning and academic success.

Explore Our Services

Notice of Privacy Practices

During a Crisis

How to Make An Appointment

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Mental Health Resources

Explore mental health apps, podcasts and referrals.*

Mental Health Apps & Podcasts

Mental Health Referrals and Support

*For telehealth counseling, the student must be physically located in Indiana during the telehealth appointment.

Disclaimer: The following external links, as well as others found throughout our site, may provide useful information about topics related to counseling and college mental health. Their listing here, however, does not indicate endorsement by the Counseling Center or Purdue University Northwest. Additionally, although information and self-help resources can be a helpful adjunct to work you are doing in counseling or in a support group, we do not necessarily recommend self-help as a sole course of treatment. 

Our Locations

Hammond Campus
Riley Center, Suite 104 – 2250 173rd Street
(219) 989-2366

Westville Campus
Technology Building 101
(219) 989-2366



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Find background information and specialty resources for a range of topics, from alcohol to suicide prevention.

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Meet Our Team

Meet the staff for PNW’s Counseling Center. Our experts are committed to your health.

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Learn more about PNW’s Counseling Center and our services with these frequently asked questions.