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Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention

Counseling Center

The UD Counseling Center provides mental health services to University of Dayton undergraduate and graduate students. Licensed mental health professionals and graduate trainees provide group and individual therapy services, as well as one-time and crisis support. To speak with a provider or connect to ongoing services, visit the Counseling Center in Gosiger Hall during Drop-In Hours, which are updated each semester on the Counseling Center's website.

Learn more about the Counseling Center

Transitioning to college, just being in college, and preparing for post graduate life can be challenging. Is there a goal that a peer coach could help you address that would make your life just a bit easier? Want to talk to someone, but aren’t ready to go to the Counseling Center? Schedule an appointment today to talk to a peer to help you reach your goals! 

Schedule your appointment with a Co-Pilot today!

Nature is healing! The benefits of outdoor recreation are numerous, including reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, reducing stress, improving self-esteem, improving focus, and more. UD Campus Recreation offers a number of outdoor recreation opportunities: check out a RECBike and explore UD and the Dayton area, head over to historic Old River Park, or book your spot on a hiking, paddling, climbing, or biking trip!

Click here for more information on UDCR's outdoor recreation program offerings!
Unplugged Room

Looking for a place where you can unplug, focus on mindfulness, and rejuvenate, then the Unplugged Room is for you. Located in ArtStreet Studio A1, the Unplugged Room is a space ideal for quiet studying or taking a break. No reservations required!


YOU@Dayton aims to guide you on your journey to succeed, thrive, and matter here at UD and beyond! The portal contains a comprehensive list of on-campus resources to help you get connected to clubs, organizations, resume help, mental health resources, and more. YOU@Dayton aspires to be a support for you now, in the present, and in the future by providing information and support on things such as: 

  • Academic success
  • Resilience 
  • Mental health tips and tricks
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Your relationship with technology
Learn more about You@Dayton
Coping with Grief and Loss

Grief can show up in many ways in your life, including brain fog, physical symptoms, withdrawing from family and friends, difficulty communicating how you are feeling, apathy toward things you typically care about and losing focus. It’s important to recognize the signs and to take care of yourself in these moments.

The above image was produced by "WPSU Penn State" with Philanthropic Support from "The New York Life Foundation" (visit: for more information).

Click here for grief and loss resources

Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention