Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Messiah University is in session this fall with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support.


Counseling Services

Engle Center Counseling Services


Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Location: Climenhaga Homestead and Hoffman (see map)

In the 2020-2021 school year, due to coronavirus protocols, Counseling Services will be able to provide both in-person and telehealth mental health counseling to Messiah University students residing in Pennsylvania. Counselor offices will be located in the Climenhaga Homestead and Hoffman buildings. Students can make appointments with counselors by calling 717-796-5357, or by going to either the Engle Center or Climenhaga Homestead. Due to COVID-19, during the 2020-2021 school year all charges for counseling appointments will be waived. During in-person counseling visits, both student and counselor will wear masks in accordance with University safety standards.

For urgent assistance please come to our office or call during regular office hours. For after hours and additional emergency resources, visit our emergency resources page.

In conjunction with Screening for Mental Health, Messiah University offers a free, confidential Online Screening for Mental Health for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder,alcohol abuse, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder. The screening tool takes only a few minutes to complete and can help you decide if you might benefit from meeting with one of our counselors or another mental health professional.