Counseling and Psychological Services

All Students Welcome

Counseling Center

 The Counseling Center is ready to support your mental health needs during your time at Colgate. We want to help you make the most of your Colgate education. We know that the college years can be difficult and you may encounter hurdles along the way. 

To Meet With a Counselor

  • Attend our walk-in hours Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4:30 p.m. You can schedule a follow-up appointment or request a specific counselor moving forward. 
  • If walk-in hours do not fit your schedule, you may email us at to request a scheduled appointment.
  • To join a therapy group, attend a walk-in appointment or email the group leader to schedule a pre-group meeting.
  • If you have a mental health need after business hours or on the weekend, call the on-call counselor at 315-228-7385 and dial #2.

Additional Resources

If you're curious about whether counseling could be beneficial for you, or just interested in understanding more about yourself, take a few minutes and complete this anonymous mental health screening.

QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer is a three step process for responding to someone who mentions suicidal thoughts or shares that they are struggling with suicidal ideation. This online training takes about one hour and is meant to save lives by teaching how to respond in critical moments of crisis.

Directions to sign up:

1) Go to the QPR account page

2) Enter "SUNY" in the "Organization Code" field

3) Create a free training account using .edu email address

4) Follow the instructions to complete the training