The ongoing acts of violence in our nation are contributing to a wide range of reactions by everyone. This is a time to talk with those you trust about your reactions and feelings, engage in good self-care, and know when to take a break from the media/social media.
- Race-based trauma and self-care
- Coping with mass shootings
- Building resilience
- Being a peacemaker in a time of hatred
Locally, the Foundation 2 Crisis Center offers a 24-hour crisis hotline, 319-362-2174.
Faculty and staff members are also encouraged to remember the Mercy Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides free counseling services to Cornell employees and their immediate family members. Call 319-398-6694 to make an appointment.
The Counseling Center is closed
for the summer.
We will reopen in August.
If you need assistance prior to that time,
the Office of Student Affairs
at (319) 895-4234, Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm.
Also, telephone assistance is available
24 hours a day from
the Foundation 2 Crisis Center
Thank you and have a good summer!
Welcome to the Cornell College Counseling Center. We offer a host of services including short-term individual and couples counseling, educational programs, and referrals. We also have a rich resource library of educational and self-help information. Stop in and check out the Center, or schedule an appointment. We would love to talk with you.
Make an Appointment
The Counseling Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins are rarely available. Call 319-895-4292, or stop by the front desk at Ebersole to make an appointment.
You can email us with questions about our services or comments about our website, but we do not schedule appointments via email because email is not considered a confidential communication. Additionally, staff members may not check e-mail with regularity or frequency, and do not access email outside of Counseling Center hours. For the most timely and confidential communication, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Counseling Center at 319-895-4292.
Online Mental Health and Anxiety Screenings
These free screenings are made available to all Cornell students and are taken anonymously. The screenings are provided so that you may find out -- in a matter of minutes -- whether or not professional consultation would be helpful to you.
Online Mental Health Screening
This link offers online screenings for depression, bipolar disorder (aka manic depression), anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (aka PTSD), alcohol, and eating disorders.
Online Anxiety Screening
Click the link above to go to "Freedom From Fear", which offers an online screening for anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder, as well as online screening for depression.
The Cornell College Counseling Center complements the college’s academic mission by assisting students’ personal and educational development through short-term counseling, consultation, educational outreach, and referral. We seek to help students develop effective problem solving and decision-making capabilities, in order to make satisfying life choices and maximize their capacity for continued emotional growth.