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You Are Welcome Here. 

Vassar College Counseling Service welcomes students of all backgrounds and experiences. We are here to support you. 


Vassar College Counseling Service (VCCS) provides a variety of services to Vassar students such as individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention, educational programming, consultation, assessment, and referrals to off-campus mental health professionals.

We work with students with concerns about roommates, the transition to college, procrastination, difficulty in all types of relationships, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation and eating concerns/disorders, among many others. If it is a problem to you, then it is a problem to us. 

All services are free and confidential. 

Want to learn more?

Read A Note to Our Clients.

2017-2018 VCCS Staff

Vassar College Counseling Center Accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS)


Crisis Resources

  • ProtocallWe have a 24/7 mental health hotline available to Vassar students during the academic year. This service is staffed by mental health professionals who have been trained to work with Vassar students. Metcalf therapists provide backup to Protocall as needed. In order to use this services, call the CRC at 845-437-7333 and ask to speak to the Counselor on Call.
  • Dutchess County HELPLINECall or TEXT 845-485-9700
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800-273-8255
  • MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical CenterFormerly St. Francis