Health and Wellness | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


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    • Your first step to success: Keeping well.

      College is demanding and classes can easily consume most of your time. However, your well-being is the singular, most important priority and trying to meet the demands of college is far more difficult when you’re not feeling well.

      The Center for Health and Wellness is here to provide Capital students a full range of medical and mental health services, respectfully serving the diverse needs of our campus community.

      We provide medical and mental health services for all Capital students year-round and promote health and well-being. We offer training for graduate students interested in internships in counseling or social work.

      Updated Counseling Resources at the Center for Health and Wellness

      Two full-time psychotherapists are provided by OSUWMC through our Center for Health and Wellness (CHW). The counselors are able to work with students full time since management of the office is handled through OSUWMC. As the partnership continues, we will monitor student feedback and work with OSUWMC to serve the behavioral health needs of our community. 

      Under the partnership with OSUWM, the CHW now offers:

      • An increased number of appointments for students; 
      • Walk-in morning and afternoon crisis hours, Monday through Friday; 
      • Added educational and preventative behavioral and mental healthcare services; 
      • Better coordination and collaboration with OSUWMC’s behavioral healthcare facilities for additional treatment options; 
      • Access to psychiatric services, if needed; and 
      • An updated website will be available soon. 

      Two new graduate internships have been created to increase access to diverse counselors at the University and, eventually, in the community through Capital’s Clinical and Mental Health Counseling program. We are committed to identifying outstanding students who are members of diverse and underrepresented groups in careers related to the field of mental health to participate in this opportunity.  Training will be provided by a team of independently licensed psychotherapists employed by OSUWMC.  In addition to on-site clinical supervision, there are opportunities for additional mentorship within the OSUWMC Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health and Harding Hospital.   

      Capital continues to have on-call counselors available 24 hours per day.  

      • Appointments can be arranged by contacting the Center for Health and Wellness at 614-236-6114 or Once established with an OSUWMC provider, patients will have access to MyChart, an online portal to manage their health care and communicate with their provider. All OSUWMC records are protected by HIPAA. 
      • For an after-hour crisis (5 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.), please contact the Center for Health and Wellness at 614-236-6114 and you will be connected with an on-call counselor.   
      • If you are on campus and need immediate medical or behavioral health treatment, please call Public Safety at 614-236-6666. 
      • If you are off-campus and need immediate medical or behavioral health treatment, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to a local hospital emergency room.  

      If you have questions about this partnership, please reach out to Deanna Wagner, dean of Engagement and Success, at  

    • Our Services
      » Counseling Services
      » Medical Services
      » Refer a student

      Health Policies and Protocols

      » Immunization Policy
      » Communicable Disease
      » Medical Excuse Policy
      » Policy on Confidentiality
      » ADD/ADHD Protocol

      Programs and Training
      » Clinical Counseling Training Program


      If you have recently experienced sexual violence, stalking or intimate partner violence and would like to learn more about the variety of support services immediately available on campus or within the surrounding community, please contact the Capital University Title IX Coordinator.

      Office of Accessibility Services

      The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) provides individualized services for students, faculty/staff, and other community members with disability related needs. Service areas include admissions, academics, housing, employment, facilities accessibility, and social/personal issues related to disability. Individuals with disabilities who wish to receive services from OAS are responsible for disclosing their disability to OAS and should complete the registration process at least 6 weeks prior to the desired start date for most services. 


    • Helpful Links
      Off-Campus Resources 
      Incoming Student Information

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      Do you have special needs? Capital provides support services to qualified individuals with disabilities.  

    • Center for Wellness

      Where are we located?
      Kline Building
      2311 East Main Street

      Located between the Blackmore Library and Battelle Hall

      Contact us by phone :

      Or by Fax: 

      Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm