Student Life

Counseling Center 

Tyne Smith Campus CounselorThe Counseling Center offers a variety of services to help William Penn University students achieve their educational and personal goals. It provides confidential individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, conflict resolution and referrals. Students can work with a counselor in a safe, supportive environment and explore concerns to gain a better understanding of themselves and work towards resolution of any difficulties.

The Counseling Center is located in Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union on the second floor and is open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Tuesday through Thursday. Its services are free to all registered students and to staff.

Appointments can be scheduled by contacting Tyne Smith, Campus Counselor at 641-673-1703 or smitht@wmpenn.edu. Walk-in’s are also welcome.


If you are having a mental health emergency, help is available through New Directions*, a counseling service provider in Oskaloosa, 24 hours a day. Please contact New Directions at 641-672-3159 before 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, or 641-672-3100 after 5:00 pm or on weekends. 

*Please ask New Directions if there is a cost to services it provides.