Coronavirus talk is everywhere and can feel overwhelming. The Center for Health & Wellness would like to encourage you to take some time from your day to disconnect from media, get some fresh air, and practice some self-care. If you need to talk to someone, immediate crisis services are available. Text “home” to 741741 to be connected with a Crisis Text Line counselor. 

We will continue to offer one-on-one counseling services to students in-person, and phone consultations and/or referral resources for students where applicable. If you have any questions or concerns about our services or about an upcoming appointment please call 740.376.4477 or email

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.

Student Accident Insurance Plan

The 2019-20 Marietta College Student Accident plan has been provided to you to help cover the cost of medical bills that arise from accidental injuries. This coverage is excess to all other valid and collectible health insurance plans. Please note: you do not need to take action or pay for this coverage, and goes into effect August 1, 2019.

To find out more information on the Student Accident coverage, you can go to the following link On this website you can download a plan brochure, access Frequently Asked Questions and Claims Filing Procedures, and print an ID Card.

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