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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center offers a variety of services to help 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 can not release any information (even your attendance) without written consent.

What we can do

Help students resolve personal difficulties

Help students acquire the skills to take advantage of their college experience

Aid students with their concerns related to educational progress and personal growth

Coach and guide students through difficult times

Refer students to long term therapy if necessary


Schedule an Appointment 

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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.

William Penn students can also be served by Southern Iowa Mental health at Mahaska Hospital Partnership. To make an appointment, call 641-672-3159 or visit

Students can also be served through Southern Iowa Mobile Crisis Team (MCT). This is a team of mental health professionals that are available to arrive on the scene of a mental health crisis. To request the MCT be dispatched, call: 1-844-430-8520.

24 hour mental health crisis line: 641-682-8772

Monday- 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Tuesday- 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Wednesday- 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Thursday- 8:00 AM-3:00 PM

Services are free to all registered students.

Tyne Smith, Campus Counselor
641-673-1703, Email


Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union
R Avenue West
Oskaloosa, IA