Appointed by Chancellor Syverud in April 2015, the Chancellor’s Task Force on Sexual and Relationship Violence is charged with looking critically at the University’s sexual assault and relationship violence services, policies and programs every semester. Learn more about the task force and their initiatives, as well as find helpful resources on the Chancellor’s Task Force on Sexual and Relationship Violence website.
The BE Wise campaign strives to generate awareness of alcohol poisoning, how to avoid it, its signs, and how to respond to it.
The Counseling Center encompasses services addressing mental health, sexual assault and relationship violence, and substance abuse issues. We are staffed by experienced clinicians and are here to assist students in addressing concerns related to adjusting to college life.
We are committed to enhancing the academic mission of the University through providing counseling, as well as prevention, education, and outreach activities.
We hope you find this website helpful. Please feel free to call or visit the Counseling Center if you have any further questions or concerns.
Heartmath Biofeedback software to reduce anxiety Meditation and yoga instruction from Matthew Russell Relaxation videos Offered by Office of Health Promotions and the Contemplative Collaborative
BE Wise Peer Educators work to increase awareness about alcohol use and alcohol poisoning on campus
Check out this video and learn more. Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses.
Students struggling with similar concerns share feedback with each other and learn new ways of coping. Therapists facilitate the groups. Enrollment is free. Confidentiality is strictly respected.
The mission of the Syracuse University Counseling Center is to support and enhance student health and wellness by providing comprehensive mental health, substance abuse, and sexual assault/relationship violence related services. Operating within a multicultural framework and with a social justice orientation, the Counseling Center strives to assist students by providing support during times of crisis, providing advocacy when needed, facilitating problem resolution, enhancing coping skills, promoting personal growth, and supporting academic success.
The vision of the Syracuse University Counseling Center is to provide students with innovative, progressive and comprehensive services within an integrated framework that promotes overall health and wellness. The Counseling Center strives to understand and support diversity and we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that is safe and comfortable for all those whom we serve and with whom we interact.
"Syracuse University strives towards a community free of harassment,
discrimination, and sexual violence. Our Code of Ethical Conduct provides that
all of us will respect the rights and dignity of all people. It further provides that
all of us support a respectful environment through our own actions, encourage
respectful behavior in others, and speak out against hatred and bias. This guide
will assist you in complying with these and other University expectations and will
provide you with information and resources if you have a concern about any form
of sexual or relationship violence."
Make an appointment with the Counseling Center through the online request form.
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Student Health Insurance Website Launched - read more
STOP Bias is an educational campaign dedicated to preventing acts of bias on the SU campus.
Orange After Dark is a series of late-night events that enhance the total college experience.