The Vassar College Counseling Service provides psychological assistance to Vassar students. A variety of services are offered including individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention, educational programs, consultations, assessments, and referrals to off-campus mental health professionals.

Counselors help students resolve concerns about their personal, academic, and social development. All services are free and confidential. Students come to the Counseling Service with a wide range of concerns. See A Note to Our Clients for a general introduction to the Counseling Service.

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


Other Available Local Resources

  • Vassar College Campus Response Center845.437.7333
  • Dutchess County HELPLINE845.485.9700
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline800.273.8255
  • MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical CenterFormerly St. Francis
  • Crisis Text lineCrisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text. Here’s how it works: 1. Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. 2. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. 3. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment