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Counseling and Support

Syracuse University strives to be a place that feels like home.


Our counseling team at the Barnes Center at The Arch offers you a strong support network of staff therapists who are dedicated to your well-being. This counseling is completely confidential, and just a phone call away. Even if it’s just managing the stress that can come with being a college student, we’ll help you face challenges and navigate through university life. Crisis Support Services are available 24 hours a day by calling 315.443.8000.

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office helps students no matter the issue or challenge they are facing. Serving as the hub for holistic and integrated student support, the Dean of Students Office is also a great resource if you are not sure where to start with a question or concern. The staff work actively with students, faculty and staff to foster a community of care that encourages, empowers and assists students in their pursuit of success in and out of the classroom.