Syracuse UniversityCounseling Center

Make an Appointment

*Students who have recently experienced a sexual assault, relationship violence, or who are currently experiencing an urgent mental health crisis can access 24-hour crisis support and advocacy services by calling 315.443.4715 or by coming to the Counseling Center at 200 Walnut Place during office hours.*

HOW DO I SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT?

  • Request an appointment online: ONLINE REQUESTS ARE CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

  • Call the Counseling Center 315.443.4715

  • Stop by the office to schedule 200 Walnut Place

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICES?

All currently enrolled, full-time Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for Counseling Center services.  Part-time students are eligible for crisis consultation but generally are not eligible for on-going services.  Students are eligible for sexual assault/relationship violence services regardless of current enrollment status.  Family members or partners of students are not eligible for services except for occasional joint sessions with the student, as deemed appropriate by Counseling Center staff. 

If you are not eligible for services at the Counseling Center, click here for other campus and community resources.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR MY FIRST APPOINTMENT?

Your first appointment will be a scheduled 15-minute telephone appointment with a staff therapist. This appointment will be a brief discussion in which the therapist will collect some preliminary information about you and your concerns. This information helps us assess the nature and urgency of your concerns, and identify the most appropriate next steps.

If you were referred to the Counseling Center's Opions Program by another university department, such as the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (OSRR) or the Athletics Department, CLICK HERE for information about Options Program appointments.

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

Following the telephone appointment, if  you and the therapist decide that Counseling Center services can appropriately assist your needs, , the therapist will schedule you for one of the following:

If you and the therapist decide that your needs will be better met in the community, the therapist will provide you contact information for private therapists in the Syracuse University area or to other campus or community resources.

WHAT IF I HAVE BEEN TO THE COUNSELING CENTER BEFORE?

If you are returning to the Counseling Center for services, you should call 315.443.4715 press 2 and the receptionist will schedule you an appointment with your therapist. If your therapist is no longer working at the Counseling Center  or you wish to change therapists, you will need to to complete a new telephone appointment.

ACCESSIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS

The Counseling Center is committed to inclusion and accessibility. If you are in need of accommodations to assist you in accessing our services, please contact us at 315.443.4715 or inform one of our staff members.