In an Emergency
For Life-Threatening Emergencies
Call University Police at 315-312-5555 or 911
Text a Crisis Counselor
Use Crisis Text Line by sending HOME to 741741. No information pertaining to this service will be shared, as SUNY Oswego does not have a direct relationship with this service.
On weekends and holidays:
- Call 315-312-4416
- Push number 2 when prompted
- A crisis counselor will speak with you immediately.
Mental Health Crisis
Rapid access appointments are available Monday–Friday, 9 am–12 pm and 1–3:30 pm to see a crisis counselor.
Counseling Services is funded by the SUNY Oswego Student Health Fee and resources are available free of charge to registered SUNY Oswego Students.
To learn more about the Student Health Fee and services, please view Health and Well-being at Oswego (PDF). Counseling center staff offer a variety of counseling services. You and your counselor will work together to determine your goals and establish an appropriate timeframe for achieving them.
Benefits of counseling include:
- increased ability to cope with friends, family and relationship issues
- ability to better handle academic pressures
- gain a better understanding of yourself
- assist in your personal development
It is also important to be aware that counseling may involve the risk of remembering unpleasant events and may arouse strong feelings. Occasionally, it may be necessary for CSC staff to refer a client to an outside health care provider for consultation, evaluation or treatment.