University Counseling and Testing Service


Counseling and Testing will be closing for an early lunch hour from 11am-12pm on August 21st to ensure that staff and students have opportunity to witness the eclipse. While our office will be closed for that hour, we will have staff available the rest of the day to assist those in need. As always, if you are experiencing a life-threatening or urgent mental health emergency, please call:

Emergency Assistance: 911
ISU Public Safety: 208-282-2515
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

ALEKS testing will be provided on a limited first come first serve bases on Monday, August 21. Testing start times will be offered from 1-2 until seats are filled. If you arrive after all seats are filled on that day, you will need to come back during our regular hours starting Tuesday, August 22.

Stress Management and Biofeedback Center

At the Stress Management and Biofeedback Center we work to help students learn how to utilize cues from their body to help resolve numerous problems related to stress and anxiety.

Group Therapy

Groups are a powerful way to bring about meaningful change in the interpersonal, emotional, or personal challenges we face. We encourage students to utilize these services as they work toward overcoming difficulties and improving their lives.

Suicide Prevention

We offer trainings for students, faculty, and staff to help all of us be better informed regarding suicide prevention in our community. Help save a life, contact us to arrange a training.



The University Counseling and Testing Service serves Idaho State University with a dual mission. Our counseling services mission is to support the academic, emotional, social, vocational, spiritual, cultural, and professional development of students and other members of the ISU community by offering counseling, assessment, outreach, consultation, training, and educational and health promotion services. Our testing services mission is to initiate and provide a secure, professional, and proctored testing environment to meet individual, University, and community needs for admission, certification, licensure, correspondence, course placement, job placement, and academic course exams.


We support and affirm the University's core values of learning, diversity, engagement, leadership, responsiveness, and responsibility. In so doing, we commit to a counseling and testing work environment that is welcoming and comfortable for all individuals, regardless of race, sex, gender, ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, spiritual identification, national origin, or disability. We further commit to an ethical, efficient, and wise use of both our fiscal and human resources in support of our dual mission.

Learning Outcomes

The University Counseling and Testing Service plays a critical role in the educational, health, and wellness missions of Idaho State University. Our learning outcomes reflect our commitment to the safety and success of all ISU Students.
Learning Outcomes


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209