Personal Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides a place where students can have conversations with trained counselors who provide a supportive and understanding environment. Students seek counseling for a variety of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, sexual concerns, traumatic events, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, drugs and alcohol, family problems, adjustment to college life and anything that causes the student to struggle or doubt.

To Make an Appointment

Go to the Birkam Health Center to the 2nd floor waiting room and fill out the in-take paperwork at one of the computers. Once the paperwork is filled out you will be scheduled for an appointment.

Office hours: M–F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Appointment hours: M–F, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
1019 Campus Drive, Big Rapids, MI 49307
PH: (231) 591-5968

After Hours Assistance

Listening Ear
PH: (989) 772-2918

Listening Ear has 24 hour crisis services providing immediate support, information, and referrals. The trained professionals on the crisis hotline are helpful in exploring options and solutions to your problems; caring when you just want someone to listen; and supportive when there is no where else to turn. Their goal is to support your strengths and decisions. All calls are strictly confidential.