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Health Services

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.

The Health Center

To schedule an appointment, contact:

Marissa Ketcham, RN, BSN
610-285-5017 | mhk15@psu.edu


Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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Counseling Services

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.

Personal Counseling

Personal counseling services are available on campus by appointment. In case of crisis, please contact 911 or 610-782-3127.

To schedule an appointment, contact:

Tammy Yocum-Cwienkala, M.S., LPC
610-285-5077 | tuy3@psu.edu


Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Hotline

If you are the victim or a witness of sexual assault or relationship violence, Penn State has resources available to help. Contact the Penn State Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to be connected with confidential services.

Your report can be made anonymously, and without fear of retaliation.

1-800-560-1637 | www.hotline.psu.edu

To directly report child abuse, call Childline at 1-800-932-0313.


Important Information Pertaining to Health and 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.