Appointments and Referrals

To schedule an appointment with the campus counselor:
Please call Kris Ehlebracht – Student Life Assistant - at 605.995.2667 Email:

Or Linda Cimpl, M.S., N.C.C., L.P.C., ​campus counselor - at 605.995.2896 Email: Or

To schedule an appointment with an outside agency:

Dakota Wesleyan University has set up a Student Assistance Plan (SAP) with the following agencies that will provide students with 3 free sessions. The student can receive the services two ways:

1. Have a referral/authorization form sent to the agency of choice by either Kris Ehlebracht or Linda Cimpl.

2. Bring in their Dakota Wesleyan University Student ID to the agency of choice that Dakota Wesleyan University has contracts with.

Should a student take in their Student ID, the agency will contact Kris Ehlebracht after the first session to ensure student status is current.

Agencies with which Dakota Wesleyan University has contracts:

• Dakota Counseling Institute: 605.996.9686 - After Hours: 605.995.8180

* 8-5 (Mon, Wed, Fri)

* 8-7 (Tue, Thu)

* 9-2 (Sat)

• Lutheran Social Services: 1.800.568.2401

* 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

* Evening appointments available

Referral to Campus Counselor:
To make a referral please email and the campus counselor will be in touch with that student as soon as possible during hours of operation.

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