Health and Wellness

Student Counseling Services provided by the University

The University of Minnesota provides student counseling services, with the mission of a university where all students are empowered to reach their personal, academic, and career goals. As such, the Student Counseling Services serve to promote student success by helping with: 

Mental health and life concerns
Learning and academic skills challenges
Career uncertainty
Faculty/staff - student communication

Additional the GPS Office can help coordinate access to the University's larger student counseling services, as well as work with graduate programs, faculty mentors and other units to assist you and ensure appropriate mental and health wellbeing. Please reach out to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral studies by e-mailing us at

Contact Information for Student Counseling Services:

340 Appleby Hall
128 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-3323
Fax: 612-624-0207

General office hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8am-4:30pm
Thursday 8-9am, 10am-4:30pm

Need to Talk to Someone?

Call or text 911

Student Crisis Line     
Call: 612-301-4673 or text: “UMN” to 61222

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
Call 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Aurora Center 24-hour helpline   
Call 612-626-9111 or the office at 612-615-8911

National Sexual Assault Hotline 
Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) or chat at

YOU@UMN Wellbeing

YOU@UMN is a wellbeing portal for University of Minnesota System students offering tools, dynamic content, and resources built to align with on-campus health and wellness programs and resources, available 24/7 and 365 days per year. The tool is divided into three main categories: Succeed—academic success and career preparedness; Thrive—physical and mental health; and Matter—sense of purpose and connection to campus.

Instructions for students: Please sign in with your University email. The first time you log on, please choose campus location and create a confidential profile, choosing personal wellness goals and steps for success. You can then choose what kinds of content to engage with when creating your unique profile to support your own personal wellness goals.