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Useful Resources for Students

We’ve compiled some resources that people on the Colgate campus find particularly useful. Explore what resources are available to you, and contact us if you have any questions!

On-Campus Resources

Center for Women's Studies

The Center for Women's Studies is a multipurpose space where students, faculty, and staff can gather both formally and informally to discuss a multitude of topics that span the feminist spectrum and consider the intersectionality of identities and various forms of oppression.

Location: East Hall (campus map)
Phone: 315-228-7156 or 315-228-6868

We offer students the following resources:
  • Free male and female condoms, dental dams, and lubricant
  • Brochures on breast and testicular self-examinations, STIs, and contraceptives
  • Directions for male and female condom use
  • Information about rape and sexual assault, dating violence, and eating disorders

Student Health Services

Student Health Services serves all Colgate students as a primary care facility. Visit the Student Health Services website to learn more.

Main Office
: 150 Broad St. (campus map)
Phone: 315-228-7750 (appointment necessary)

Satellite Clinic
Location: Lower level of Curtis Hall (campus map)
Phone: 315-228-7715 (walk-in clinic)

  • General health care and immunizations
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections
  • Free condoms
  • Emergency contraception
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Loans for abortions
  • Rape kits and pelvic exams, however, nurses are not SANE-trained (sexual assault nurse examiners)

Counseling and Psychological Services

The Counseling Center encourages the intellectual, emotional, and social development of all our students, helping them to cultivate a genuine sense of meaning and purpose in their lives. Visit the Counseling Center website to learn more.

Location: Conant House (campus map)
Phone: 315-228-7385
All services are free and confidential; appointment necessary
24-hour on-call system for emergencies

Appointments are necessary, and you can schedule your appointment online. We offer counseling and support for:
  • Body image
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Adjustment to college
  • Couples
  • Substance abuse
  • Relationship violence/sexual assault
  • Referrals to additional off-campus resources

LGBTQ Initiatives

LGBTQ Initiatives is dedicated to supporting our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer, and ally students by enhancing diversity and visibility throughout the campus community. Join us as we strive for an open and welcoming campus and community for all people. LGBTQ Initiatives and LGBTQ Studies work independently and together to educate about and support LGBTQ+ identities and people.
Location: Center for Women's Studies
Tiffany Lane
108B East Hall

To learn more about the initiatives 
See programming here

Campus Safety

Location: North edge of campus, near Merrill House (campus map)
Phone: 315-228-7333

Ask for the counselor on call — you only need to provide your first name. You can also report sexual harassment or misconduct online.

Other On-Campus Resources

Here are some other on-campus resources you may find useful:

Off-Campus Resources

Community Memorial Hospital (0.3 miles from campus)
The hospital does not have SANE-trained nurses, but they do have rape kits.
150 Broad St.
Hamilton, NY 13346

Planned Parenthood Mohawk-Hudson
Oneida Center
603 Seneca Street, Suite 5
Oneida, NY 13421

Planned Parenthood Utica Center
1424 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
Oneida Healthcare Center (20 miles from campus)
321 Genesee Street
Oneida, NY 13421

Liberty Resources: Victims of Violence Program (21 miles from campus)
218 Liberty Street
Oneida, NY 13421
24-hour hot line: 315-366-5000
Vera House (40 miles from campus)
6181 Thompson Road, Suite 100
Syracuse, NY 13206
TTY for deaf community: 315-484-7263
24-hour crisis and support lines:
Domestic violence: 315-468-3260
Sexual assault: 315-422-7273

SUNY Upstate Medical Center (41 miles from campus)
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
SANE-trained nurses and rape kits are available here.

Rape Crisis Center of Syracuse, Inc. (41 miles from campus)
1065 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203

Ophelia's Place (45 miles from campus)
407 Tulip Street
Liverpool, NY 13088