Counseling Center

Dedicated to the intellectual, emotional, and relational health and development of all UW-Stout students.
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Winter Break Hours Information

The Counseling Center office will be closed on Friday, December 24th and Friday, December 31st. From December 27th to 30th, the physical office will be closed but staff will be working and available by calling 715-232-2468. The office will reopen on Monday, January 3rd, 2022.  

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis that needs immediate attention or is during non-business hours, please contact:

  • 911, for immediate emergencies
  • Northwest Connections: 888-552-6642
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • National Text Line: 741741

Caring for your well-being remotely and in-person, starting Fall 2021

The Counseling Center is offering both in-person (with masks) counseling and tele-counseling appointments using Microsoft Teams for students residing in Wisconsin. If you wish to schedule an appointment, please call our office at (715)-232-2468. All initial appointments will be completed using tele-counseling. If you live out of state and are seeking services, you may contact the office and schedule a telephone consultation for help in locating counseling resources near you.

If you are in need of a private space to attend a tele-counseling appointment, you can use one of the following options:

  1. Call the Counseling Center at 715-232-2468 to reserve a private room
  2. If you live in the residence halls, ask about private rooms available in your basement
  3. The campus library has a variety of rooms that you can reserve for up to 2 hours a day

View this guide for accessing teams and connecting with one of our counselors.

Wired & Tired Anxiety Workshop

This is an in-person workshop that will focus on better understanding anxiety while building skills and tools for managing and reducing anxiety symptoms. All sessions will have different topics and students are welcome to attend just one or all three sessions. You do not need to pre-register and you do not need to be a client to attend.

Group Days and Times

  • Spring 2022 Dates Coming Soon!

Crisis and Emergency Support

During this time if you are experiencing an emergency you should contact 911 or other mental health crisis options that are available 24/7, including:

We thank you for your flexibility as our campus navigates this complex issue. Please contact us with questions or concerns.

Transferring Care

To transfer your care to one of our licensed and trained counselors, please have your current mental health practitioner send your treatment summary to the Counseling Center for review and processing.

An initial appointment will be scheduled to discuss care needs, answer questions about services, and complete any forms to ensure records are current. Subsequent appointments can be made following the initial appointment.

Coping with COVID-19 Related Stress and Anxiety

Resources and information for navigating a complex and challenging issue.


Self-help resource for depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, and resilience for UW students and employees.

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