The Counseling Center is closed for the summer.
We will reopen in August.
If you need assistance prior to that time, please contact 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 at 319-362-2174.
Thank you and have a good summer!
Resources for Suicide Prevention
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), death by suicide has been increasing in the United States. Suicide rates have increased in nearly every state since 1999. Nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide in 2016.
If you are experiencing thought of suicide, or are concerned about someone else, there is hope and there are many resources for help, including the CDC link above and the following:
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 when school is in session and hours are as follows:
Weeks 1-3 of each block 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. M-Th, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. F
Week 4 of each block 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. M-W, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Th-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.
Anxiety and National or World Events
Racism, discrimination, violence, and threats of violence in our nation and around the world are harmful to everyone's physical and mental health. Natural disasters may affect you and/or your loved ones. Resources are available on and off campus as well as online.
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.