Calling the HELPLINE



Text "Augie" to 898211


Sioux Falls HELPLINE provides confidential assistance to Augustana students in times of crisis. This resource is available to students 24/7 including holidays and University breaks. By calling the HELPLINE, students are contacting (non-University) personnel who are available to visit confidentially about concerns and challenges.

Augustana students also have the ability to text the word "Augie" to 898211 and be connected with a Helpline Center counselor to talk through a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, etc. Please visit for more information.

Students are reminded that Augustana provides individual counseling for a variety of personal issues such as adjustment to college, self-esteem, anxiety, depression and loss – call 605.334.2696 for an appointment. Counseling support is provided in a private and confidential setting at Sioux Falls Psychological Services located on Summit Avenue, across the street from the Mikkelsen Library.