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Counseling and Testing Center

The Counseling and Testing Center is open and available to you. We continue with individual and group counseling services via telepsychology. To make an appointment, please call 330-972-7082. We have temporarily suspended face-to-face individual counseling, group counseling, workshops and psychological assessments (i.e., learning disorder, ADHD) because of the health emergency.

Many people are upset about the recent incidents of racial injustice and racial violence in our country. We encourage students who would like support to talk about these concerns to contact us. We stand in solidarity with our campus community to eliminate racial injustice and promote a culture of equity and inclusion.

During this time of concern around social injustice and the pandemic, many people are also feeling particularly stressed this election season. The Counseling and Testing Center is offering workshops as well as individual services specifically designed to provide a place for discussion and support to manage election stress.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources:

Counseling services

Free and confidential personal, career, group, and educational counseling for current students. Check out our series of wellness events during Taking Care Week (Feb 22-26).

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Testing services

Proctoring services are available for a wide variety of exams, including prior learning, certification, admissions, and more.

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Career testing and counseling

Assessments of your interests and values compared to a variety of majors and occupations, and 1:1 career counseling.

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Online help

Alcohol and drug use, study skills, emotional health, and transition year.

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Doctoral training programs

Training and supervision to prospective psychologists.

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Community support resources

The Counseling and Testing Center provides psychological services when the University is open. The following community services are available 24/7 throughout the year.

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
  • Crisis Text Line - text START to 741-741
  • Rape Crisis Hotline 330-434-7273
  • Portage Path Psychiatric Emergency Services 330-762-6110
  • Portage Path Psychiatric Support Hotline 330-434-9144
  •  Online list of community resources

Quick Links

 Phone: 330-972-7082
Fax: 330-972-5777
Location: Simmons Hall 306

The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4303

Spring and Fall Semester Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer Hours: Monday-Friday: 8a-4:30 p.m.

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