The Dr. J. Michael Harding Center for Health and Wellness (CHW) is an integrated wellness center offering services in three areas: Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, and Sexual Assault Prevention. The facility is located in Harrison Hall. Our mission is to provide high quality medical and psychological services as to achieve and/or maintain a healthy lifestyle for each student and to create a learning environment that supports that status.

As such, we have specific goals which guide our work:

  • Provide high quality psychological and medical services to students in need.
  • Provide primary prevention programming and consultation to students, faculty, and staff that aims to facilitate healthy development and psychological functioning of students and systems
  • Ensure that the services we provide are vital, current and ethical


All sessions are confidential and no information is released to anyone without your permission. The obvious exceptions to confidentiality include cases that involve imminent harm and danger to you or to others. To make an appointment, call during office hours. In emergency situations, students generally can be seen almost immediately.

Where and How to Contact Us

To get to the center you enter through the Seventh Street entrance between the large pillars. The Center for Health and Wellness (CHW) is open Monday through Friday during the academic year from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m — the last scheduled appointment is 4:00 p.m. Anyone who walks in without appointment after 4:00 p.m., the medical staff reserves the right to triage and possibly reschedule the appointment for the next business day. Walk-in and evening appointments may also be available. To schedule an initial appointment, call (740) 376-4477.