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Student Wellness Services

Getting Help

On-line Screening Tools and Resources

ULifeline offers students a mental health screening tool, information about mental health issues geared towards you, and resources for learning more and getting help. Screening options include alcohol and drugs, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, suicide, stress, cutting and more. Go to and check out the Self-Evaluator. Be proactive about your mental health!

Alcohol e-Checkup
The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO will provide you with accurate and personalized feedback about your alcohol use.

Marijuana e-Checkup
The Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO will provide you with accurate and personalized feedback about your marijuana use.

B.A.C. Zone Cards
B.A.C.ZONE cards are credit-card sized, laminated cards that help you plan ahead for drinking occasions. You can request a card that’s personalized for your sex and your current weight.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse

If you have ever wondered whether your alcohol or other drug use is excessive, UNI Substance Abuse Services, in collaboration with many other campus partners, provides preventative and confidential supportive services for students.

To get a better picture of where you are now, contact the Associate Director for Student Wellness Services, Mark Rowe-Barth at or call (319) 273-3423.

Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Support

There is free, confidential help on campus available to students who have been sexually assaulted or have been or are victims of physical/emotional abuse, stalking or harassment.
For help and assistance, contact the Victim Services Advocate with UNI Violence Intervention Services, Joan Thompson at or call (319) 273-2137.

Healthy Eating & Eating Concerns

Eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures. However, with the worry about appearance, weight gain, food related illnesses and change in eating environment it is not unusual to experience eating concerns while being at college. For more information or guidance contact UNI Health Educator with Student Wellness Services, Joan Thompson at or call (319) 273-2137.

Smoking Cessation

Student Wellness Services can help you kick the nicotine habit. Choose a starting point online or contact Shawna Haislet.

Wellness Mentoring

If you would like one-on-one or small group consultation, advice, and support to change a habit, make a lifestyle change, or address an issue of concern (eating, stress, tobacco-use, balancing work and personal life, etc.), our professional staff members can help. The primary focus of our department is student wellness, thus this service is provided to currently enrolled students for free. Additionally, we provide this service to faculty and staff for a fee. Contact, or call 319-273-6119, for details.