Counseling Services

Counseling Services promotes the personal well-being and academic success of students by providing brief mental health services, educational programs, crisis intervention, and campus community consultation.

Fall 2020: Updates and Information

What to expect: Fall 2020
  • Although we are not currently meeting with students in-person, UBCS is open and engaging in all services using telemental health. Call 716-645-2720 for appointments
  • Help available after hours
  • Virtual workshops
  • 15 different Virtual Group Therapy options available, including Virtual Grief Support Group; call 716-645-2720 for info
  • COVID-19 resources

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Make an Appointment

Call 716-645-2720 for Counseling Services. We will work with you to get the help you need.

Meet the Counseling Team

Our caring, experienced team includes psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals who are here to help you.


Learn more about the depth and breadth of mental health services and information available to students.

Mental Health Counseling


Suicide, Depression, Grief

Healthy Behavior

Crisis Text Line

Need to talk? The Crisis Text Line provides 24-hour support for people experiencing a mental health or situational crisis. Users are connected to a trained Crisis Counselor, who will help them develop a plan to stay safe. Messages are confidential, anonymous and secure. Data usage while texting the Crisis Text Line is free and the number will not appear on a phone bill. Text: “GOT5” to 741-741


University at Buffalo
120 Richmond Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720; Fax: (716) 645-2175


In response to COVID-19, our hours of operation and services may have changed. Check the link below for the latest information.

Featured Programs and Services

If you are interested in managing your own well-being and learning helpful resiliency tools without the assistance of a counselor, sign up today.

Mental health screenings are a quick way to determine if you or someone you care about may need to reach out to a doctor or mental health professional for an evaluation. These types of screenings are typically designed to be educational, not diagnostic.

If you are interested in accessing counseling services on your own, we offer a community provider database that can help you find a compatible provider in the community.

Take the pledge and join the new mental illness anti-stigma campaign that is happening in our area through a coalition of Erie County mental health and social services agencies called Join the Conversation – Let’s Talk Stigma.


Use the following links to select the type of opportunity that interests you.

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