The Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides free counseling, psychotherapy, groups and psycho-education workshops for University of Akron students.

Students visit the Counseling Center for a variety of reasons including:

  • personal issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, identity concerns, substance use, family conflicts and relationship issues;
  • deciding upon a major and a career direction; and
  • improving study skills, addressing test anxiety , obtaining learning disorder and ADHD assessments.

The Counseling Center webpage provides extensive, interactive information about behavioral health and academic major/career decision making.

Counseling and psychotherapy services are free. There is a nominal charge for assessments.

Counseling Center services are provided by a culturally diverse staff of psychologists, psychology interns and advanced doctoral students.


Contact information

The Counseling Center
Simmons Hall 306 (show on map)
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4303
Phone: 330-972-7082
Visit our Web site.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, during fall and spring semesters. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the summer.

Call for an appointment: You may make an appointment for personal or career counseling by calling 330-972-7082 or 330-972-7083, or in person at Simmons Hall 306. There is no charge to eligible students except for fees associated with LD testing, and nominal fees for career and psychological tests.