Anxiety, depression, interpersonal concerns, substance abuse, and other mental health issues are common in the lives of both traditional and adult learners. Penn State Lehigh Valley offers counseling and support so that students can devote their attention to their course work. Counseling is free for currently enrolled Penn State Lehigh Valley students. Strict and ethical guidelines regarding confidentiality are followed.
Health Services assists in maintaining and promoting the health of Penn State Lehigh Valley students. Throughout the year, health services offers basic health care, wellness programs, and more.
Important Information about Health & Counseling Services
Every student is required to complete an online health history and immunization form (students born in 1956 or before are exempt). All medical information is kept confidential under the University Policy on Confidentiality of Student Records.
The University does not obligate itself for payment of medical services other than those provided by personnel employed or retained by the University and in facilities owned or contracted for or by the University. Treatment provided in contract facilities must be authorized by the campus executive officer or nurse. Students are urged to protect themselves against medical expenses that may be a result of injury or illness by arranging for personal insurance coverage.