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Counseling Center

Melissa Hutchinson, Executive Director/Counseling Services

Michelle Bigard, Associate Director

Foust Hall 102; 989-774-3381

Free, confidential, short-term counseling services are provided in person on the Mount Pleasant campus or via telemental health to students living in the State of Michigan. Students must be enrolled to be eligible for services. Counseling services support students who are dealing with personal issues that may negatively impact their academic success, interpersonal relationships, health, or safety. Call or stop by to schedule an appointment. Hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Urgent appointments are offered daily for students with concerns requiring immediate attention. Limited walk-in appointments are available on Wednesday afternoons, and drop-in workshops and support groups are offered throughout the week. Outreach events are provided across campus during the academic year to engage students and provide wellness information and healthy living strategies. The Counseling Center is also available for consultation and referral assistance for faculty, staff, parents, or students. For more information regarding staff, counseling services, community resources, and a free, confidential mental health screening, visit the Counseling Center website,