Health and Counseling

Sindecuse Health Center

The Sindecuse Health Center is dedicated to providing a variety of high quality professional health services to the Western Michigan University community. Acting as a resource for health promotion and education services, the professional and compassionate health care staff offer a full range of services that include:

  • Clinic and nursing services
  • Full service pharmacy
  • Health promotion and education
  • Lab and radiology
  • Occupational health service
  • Sports medicine and physical therapy
  • Student health insurance

Counseling services

Counseling Services offers short-term individual, couples and group counseling for a diverse student population. 

Counselors help students identify challenges and make changes to manage the emotional and social difficulties that might complicate college life:

  • Adjusting to college life
  • Body image or eating disorders
  • Feeling down or depressed
  • Grief or loss
  • Relationship or family conflicts
  • Sexual identity questions
  • Social and peer pressure
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Trauma and post-traumatic stress


The University Recreation office promotes healthy life-style choices, team building, leadership skills, and opportunities for positive social interaction. Outstanding fitness options include:

  • Fitness programs
  • Intramural sports
  • Open recreation