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Health and Counseling Center

Schedule an Appointment: (503) 943-7134

The Health and Counseling Center is located on the top floor of Orrico Hall.
We're open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We close daily from 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.


  • If you have a medical emergency and are on campus, dial (503) 943-4444 for help.
  • If you are off-campus, dial 911.
  • For an immediate mental health emergency, call the front desk at (503) 943-7134 during office hours. If it is after office hours, follow the voicemail prompt and press 3.

ProtoCall - After Hours Mental Health Services

  • Students can contact our after hours counseling services on weekdays between 4:30 pm - 8:30 am and 24/7 on weekends and holidays. Please call the Health and Counseling Center at (503) 943-7134 then press 3 to be directed to a ProtoCall Counselor. 

For After Hours Health Care

  • Students can contact a Nurse Advice Line for general advice about health related concerns. Call ProvRN at (503) 574-9606.
  • For more specialized help after hours, students can set up a virtual visit with a Licensed Nurse Practitioner using a computer, smartphone, or tablet at Providence Express Care Virtual portal. (For more information, click here. For detailed instructions, click here.)


Our Services 

The Health and Counseling Center provides confidential and accessible services from our holistic model of care. Our educational, medical, and counseling services aim to promote optimal health and wellness of students and the campus community.

Our Mission

The Health and Counseling Center staff are committed to providing an emotionally safe, accessible, and compassionate space for all University of Portland students. We strive to integrate multicultural humility and competence into our everyday functioning, firmly planted in the belief that all people have dignity and are deserving of respect. Grounded in this foundation, we support students of all identities including age, gender, culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, mental and physical ability, national origin, religion, spirituality, size, socio-economic status, immigration status, political perspective, and world view. HCC staff are committed to opposing microaggressions, discriminations, prejudice, and all forms of oppression.

Confidentiality Statement

The Health and Counseling Center values our ability to provide students with a safe and confidential place to seek help. We will not disclose student information to parents, friends, coaching staff, or UP faculty unless we have signed release from the student. 

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