Hours, Locations & Parking

The DU Health & Counseling Center has two on-campus locations open Monday through Friday for your convenience. Located in the Ritchie Center on the northeast corner of campus, the main HCC location is a roughly 15-minute walk from the Anderson Academic Commons.

The Health & Counseling Center is not an emergency room or urgent care facility. If you or someone around you is in an emergency situation, don't hesitate to call 9-1-1, or Campus Safety at 303-871-3000. (From a wired, on-campus phone, you can just dial 1-3000).

For a non-emergency illness, injury, or mental health crisis, call the HCC at 303-871-2205 — help is available 24/7.

Regular Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday  8:00 a.m.– *7:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m.– *7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

*Extended hours only during fall, winter and spring academic terms. Closes at 5:00pm each weekday when classes are not in session.


Weather and Holiday Closures

The HCC may be open some/all regular hours during campus weather closures (eg snow days); please call ahead during business hours to confirm: 303-871-2205.

We are closed for the University's annual observed holidays: 

  • New Year's Day
  • Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day (Fourth of July)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday and Friday)
  • Winter Break (the last five week days of the calendar year) 
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The Health & Counseling Center has multiple locations to serve you.


HCC-Ritchie, Our Main Location

Located on the third floor of the Ritchie Center's north side on Buchtel Blvd. facing I-25, HCC-Ritchie serves as our main location and houses our medical team, psychiatry, and part of our counseling team. To access our offices, use the elevator or stairs on the north side of the building.


Located on the northeast corner of University Boulevard and Asbury Avenue, HCC-Asbury houses a portion of our counseling team.

Collegiate Recovery Program

Located between Jewell Ave & Asbury Avenue on York Street (between the Ritchie Center and University Blvd), Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) houses our recovery & support services.

Community Commons

Located in the heart of campus, the Community Commons houses our Health Promotion team. Visit them on the 3rd floor, in the center / gold suite.


HCC-Ritchie --Our Main Location

The Health & Counseling Center has a few free, reserved parking in front of the Ritchie Center for our patients/clients. The spaces are located in the small parking lot just west of the circular drive facing Buchtel Boulevard. You do not need a specific parking permit to use these free, reserved, short-term spaces. But to avoid tickets, please make sure to sign your vehicle in at the HCC Front Desk.

There are also pay/metered spaces west of the traffic circle, toward the Cable Center.


We have three metered spaces for patients/clients at our HCC-Asbury location. These spaces are located in the alley on the west side of the building.


Community Commons

  • There are pay/metered spaces along Race Street, between Sturm Hall and the Dimond Family Residential Village (DFRV).
  • Just across Evans Avenue, the Evans Parking Garage has many pay/metered spaces in the visitor lot on the ground floor, accessed off High Street. Use the pedestrian street crossing or Driscoll Bridge to cross back to the Commons.