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People participating in dog therapy at Barnes Center at the Arch.

At Syracuse University, we strive 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 you no matter the issue or challenge you're facing. Serving as the hub for holistic and integrated student support, the office is also a great resource if you're not sure where to start with a question or concern. The staff work actively with members of the University to foster a community of care that encourages, empowers and assists you in your pursuit of success in and out of the classroom.

Important Resources

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, seeking support for sexual assault or relationship violence, or needing medical consultation, you can receive free confidential services 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 315.443.8000.

Learn about our crisis services

The sexual and relationship violence response team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for students seeking support, advocacy and discussion of reporting options for sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment.

Learn about support options

If you wish to take a medical or mental leave of absence, you must first discuss this request with a Dean of Students Office case manager or a member of the health care or counseling team within the Barnes Center at The Arch.

Read more about leave support