If you need help immediately, use one of these resources.

Emergency Help

If you are having thoughts of suicide, the urge to hurt yourself or others, or have just been a victim of violence or a sexual assault, please contact Student Counseling or Campus Safety immediately.

Counseling office hours are Monday & Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *  We can also be reached at 410-225-2367.

Note: The office generally closes from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.  During closed hours, contact Campus Safety at 443-423-3333.

*Semester Hours. [Summer and Extended Break hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.]

If you are aware of a situation that could result in harm to anyone at MICA please complete a BIT referral form
For more information on the Behavior Intervention Team and Procedures click here

Crisis Drop-in Hour

If you are in crisis, our counselors are available during our drop-in hour, Monday - Friday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Counselor On-call Services

Student Counseling offers after hours emergency assessments during the fall and spring semesters. Call Campus Safety at 443-423-3333 and ask to be connected with the Counselor On-Call. If the emergency needs immediate attention, call Campus Safety and/or 911. This service is ONLY available when the Counseling Center is closed. 

Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting him/herself or others, reports feeling severe depression or hearing voices or seeing things that others do not see:

  • Dial 911 and request immediate assistance.
  • If you or someone you know lives on campus, you may call Campus Safety on its 24 hour emergency line at 443-4230-3333 for further assistance.
  • Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • ulifeline.org - Text: START to 741-741 or call: 1-800-273-8255
  • www.crisistextline.org - Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
  • Trans Lifeline: The Hotline: US: 877-565-8860

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Sexual Assault

Review MICA's Sexual Assault policy and procedures.

The Sexual Assault Resource document contains local and national resources.

  • National Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
  • rainn.org - Rape, abuse + incest national network
  • www.mcasa.org/ - Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault