Campus Counseling

At various times in a student’s life, situations may occur where it might be helpful to talk with someone trained and licensed as a professional counselor. At Dakota Wesleyan University, Linda Cimpl is the campus counselor. You can find her at Rollins Campus Center in the lower level or at extension 2896. Her office is a comfortable setting to have a relaxed conversation, sort out confusing situations and find a solution that works best for you.

Linda Cimpl's office hours:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday
Or by appointment

To set up an appointment with an outside agency 
please see or call Kris Ehlebracht – Student Life Assistant - at 605-995-2667, or by email at krehlebr@dwu.eduKris will be happy to help you and will maintain confidentiality. 

OR a student may set up an appointment with one of the contracted agencies by either of the following ways, click here.

Topics that often concern college students are relationships with peers, family members, faculty and staff; self-confidence; adjustment problems; addictions; academic challenges; financial concerns; and a variety of mental health issues. Whatever concerns you or is a source of discomfort in your life is reasonable to consider talking over with a counselor.

All counseling contacts are confidential.


  • Individual counseling
  • Consultation and advocacy
  • Addictions referral
  • Group educational presentations

Linda Cimpl, M.S., N.C.C., L.P.C., ​campus counselor
(605) 995-2896

Kris Ehlebracht, Student Life Assistant
(605) 995-2667
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