Counseling Center

Support Resources

Campus in the Fall

If this is an emergency and you need immediate assistance, call Campus Police 413-542-2111image413-542-2111 or go to the Get Help Now page.  Below is an overview of both the professional and peer resources offered to students.  If you would like to find out what resources to refer a student to for a specific concern, please look under the How to help a student pages. 


Counseling Center, Scott House

(413) 542-2354image(413) 542-2354

8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

Counselors are on-call 24 hours a day to respond to mental health emergencies.  All calls should be triaged through the Dean on Duty x2111.


Dean of Students Office, Converse Hall 105

(413) 542-2337image(413) 542-2337

8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday

After hours a Dean on Duty can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 413-542-2111image413-542-2111


Student Health Service, Keefe Health Center

(413) 542-2266image(413) 542-2266

8:30am – 5:30pm Monday – Friday during the academic year

When the Student Health Service is closed, students are eligible to use University Health Services (UHS) UMASS for urgent medical needs. They are open until 8pm Monday-Friday and noon-4pm on the weekend.  Transportation can be provided by Amherst College Campus Police. 

If UHS is also closed, Cooley Dickenson in Northampton is the closest hospital.


Health Education, Keefe Health Center

(413) 542-2760image(413) 542-2760

8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday during the academic year


Mental Health Education, Keefe Health Center

(413) 542-5637image(413) 542-5637

8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday during the academic year


Campus Police

(413) 542-2111image(413) 542-2111 available 24 hours a day


Religious Life, Cadigan Center

(413) 542-8149image(413) 542-8149

Check website for hours

A religious advisor can be reached 24 hours a day in a mental health emergency through the Dean on Duty

The Queer Resource Center/LGBTQIAA Student Services, Basement of Morrow Dormitory

Check website for hours


The Multicultural Resource Center, Campus Center

Check website for hours


Student Support Network

Check website for future trainings and information


There are several peer resources dedicated to providing health and wellness education and responding to medical concerns, as well as 100 or so student organizations.  A few of particular relevance are highlighted below, and you may browse through the whole list at the student organization page.  


The sites below cover a range of mental health topics.  For resources related to a specific a specific mental health concern, please refer to the How to Help a Student pages.