Student Counseling Center

The Student Counseling Service promotes students' personal wellbeing and professional growth through the provision of counseling services to students and educational and outreach programming to the University community.


Student Counseling Center
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Building
3rd Fl., 713 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-3120 ext. 8
Fax: 315 464-3163
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Email: scs@upstate.edu
Student Counseling is located on the 3rd floor of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences building at 713 Harrison St. Please use the menu to the left to find more information about our services, policies, and staff. If you would like to make an appointment, email us at scs@upstate.edu or call 464-3120, ext. 8

What Students Have Said

"My experience with the counseling service was excellent. I was going through a very scary and challenging time. Counseling gave me perspective and helped me have the confidence and tools necessary to deal with my personal issues."

"It was a great place for me to talk about things going on in my life... It was a place [where] I felt very comfortable opening up and I would recommend it highly to any student who is going through a hard time and needs extra support."

"At no time was I worried about confidentiality. The scheduling was flexible [and] my counselor responded immediately to emails and questions."

"I am extremely thankful to the people who have prioritized these services. I am convinced that the changes I made while at SCS will have far-reaching effects in very important domains of my life."