Counseling Locations & Hours

​Ankeny Campus:

  • Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-7pm
  • Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm

By appointment: 515-964-6200, or walk in

Boone Campus:

  • Boone Campus Student Services office may be contacted at 800-362-2127 (number 3 on the menu) or 515-432-7203.
  • Visit the Boone Counseling & Advising website

Carroll Campus:

  • Call for information: 712-792-1755 or 1-800-622-3334

Newton Campus:

  • Call for information: 641-791-3622 or 1-800-362-2127

Urban/Des Moines Campus:

  • Counselors are available from 8 am to 5 pm in Building 1, Office of Student Life.

West Campus:

  • Call for information: 515-633-2407 or 1-800-362-2127

If you need emergency mental health assistance outside of business hours, please use one or more of the following resources:

  • DMACC Campus Security at 515-964-6500​
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233
  • National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Helpline at 1-800-950-6264
  • Iowa Help Line at 1-855-800-1239, call or text
  • Iowa Victim Service Call Center at 1-800-770-1650 OR TEXT ‘IOWAHELP’ TO 20121
  • Children and Families of Iowa Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-942-0333
  • L.U.N.A. (Spanish) at 1-866-256-7668
  • DIAA (hearing impaired) 877-244-0875
  • United Way of Central Iowa Resource Helpline at 211
  • Polk County Crisis and Advocacy Services at 515-286-3600
  • Rape/Sexual Assault Care Center at 515-292-3600
  • Broadlawns Mental Health Services at 515-282-5752
  • Mercy Behavioral Help Center at 515-271-6111 or 1-800-595-4959
  • Ankeny Police at 515-289-5240 or 911
  • Des Moines Police at 515-283-4811 or 911
  • Polk County Sheriff at 515-286-3333 or 911
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741 (free, 24/7, Confidential)