Counseling & Assessment

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…if you need someone to talk to, we are here to help!

The mission of the Purdue North Central Student Counseling Center is to encourage, support, and assist students in their educational pursuits by providing counseling and educational services to help deal with personal, interpersonal, vocational, and academic issues. Counseling services are provided by licensed professionals and are confidential, as protected by law.

Additional services provided by the Counseling Center include mental health presentations and screenings for the campus community, referrals to outside agencies and providers, as well as faculty and staff consultation. All programming and individual services are developed and delivered with valued recognition of the diverse backgrounds, characteristics, beliefs, and abilities of Purdue North Central students.


Short term confidential individual counseling is available for a variety of personal concerns including adjusting to college life, stress, self-esteem, family and relationship issues, sexual orientation, depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, and substance abuse issues. Referral to outside services is available as necessary and appropriate. These service are free to enrolled students.


Assistance is available to students experiencing difficulty in their academic work. Help with study techniques, scheduling of study time and other issues related to academic performance are offered. Guidance is also available for individuals who have not clarified their immediate or long-range vocational goals, or are dissatisfied with their present majors in college These services are free to enrolled students.

Students wishing to take their career search to the next level may be interested in the Career Test Battery which assesses aptitude, personality, mental ability and personal interest to deliver comprehensive individual results.


Throughout the academic year, the Counseling Center hosts a variety of workshops, screenings, and awareness activities including eating disorders, suicide prevention, alcohol abuse, and student health and wellness. Activities will be announced in the Dean of Students Newsletter as they approach. General information on these topics and more are always available in the Counseling Center, LSF 103.


The Counseling Center is available to consult with faculty and staff members with concerns regarding student behavior and well-being and an informative best practices reference entitled “Assisting Students in Distress” is readily available upon request. Counselors may also be scheduled for a range of classroom presentations including time and stress management, test anxiety, depression, and more.


Contact Information:
Diana K. Moryl, MSW, LCSW
Director of Student Counseling Services
Located in the Dean of Students Office, LSF 103
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(219 785-5230