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Emotional Resources


Emotional Resources

Emotional wellness is how you engage with and understand your emotions and thought process. The resources below are there to support your mental health, help you when there are changes to your emotional well-being, and seek support through a plethora of offices, resources, and services. Your emotional health is just as important to us as it is to you.


Disability Access Center (DAC)

The Disability Access Center is committed to promoting and ensuring equal access and opportunity for students with disabilities at Purdue Fort Wayne. Students with disabilities can work with the center to access reasonable accommodations and other support. We also work with campus partners to create an inclusive university experience and environment. Contact us at [email protected] or 260-481-6657 to learn more.

Visit one of our low sensory spaces in the Disability Access Center, Walb Student Union, Room 113, OR inside the Center for Student Counseling in Kettler Hall, next to Einstein Bros. Bagels.

Disability Access Center Website


Office of Student Conduct & Care

The Office of Student Conduct and Care is a critical resource for students, faculty, and staff, providing proactive and reactive education and outreach, assisting in conflict resolution, and advancing the holistic development and well-being of students. Caring and supportive professional staff promote accountability, integrity, and respect and provide a safe space where students can be heard.

Office of Student Conduct and Care Website


PFW Community Counseling Center

The PFW Community Counseling Center provides services to members of the community. Call us at 260-481-5405 to make an appointment. All session appointments will be scheduled during the following hours of operation:

Monday: 5–8 p.m.
Tuesday: noon–2:30 p.m., 5–8 p.m.
Wednesday: 5-8 p.m.
Thursday: 5–8 p.m.

All inquiries are treated confidentially.

PFW Community Counseling Center Website


The Center for Student Counseling

The Center for Student Counseling provides services to PFW students. The Center for Student Counseling is open for appointments and walk-in counseling for PFW students.

Call us at 260-481-6200 to make an appointment. All session appointments will be scheduled during the following hours of operation:

Monday: 9- 4pm
Tuesday: 9- 8pm
Wednesday: 9- 4pm
Thursday: 9- 4pm
Friday: 9- noon

The Center for Student Counseling is housed on the ground floor of Kettler Hall at the end of the corridor between the Department of Anthropology and Einstein Bros. Bagels.

All inquiries are treated confidentiality.


Well-being and Recreation (WellRec)

Well-being and Recreation, also known as WellRec, is a leader at infusing holistic well-being, personal development, and play into the Mastodon experience. WellRec believes in access, collaboration, sustainability, serving others, and building affinity on campus and in Fort Wayne to enhance the quality of life for students, employees, and community members. Through our resources, programs, and available facilities, we strive to provide the tools necessary to maintain or improve your overall wellness. Mastodons support each other, and that’s what we are here to do. Below are the areas included under the WellRec umbrella:

  • Fitness Center
  • FRIENDS of the University Pantry
  • Intramural Sports
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • University-wide wellness events

Well-bring and Recreation Website

Walter E. Helmke Library

Guided by our values, Helmke Library is an educational partner and catalyst for research, knowledge discovery, and student success and transformation. We embrace a culture of empowerment and are committed to diversity of thought and experience. We are dedicated to helping people explore identities and cultures, their own and others, in safe and respectful ways. This includes access to information via our collections, spaces for gathering and community, and by the support of our diverse staff.

Walter E. Helmke Library Website