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Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides confidential behavioral health services to currently enrolled SUNY Geneseo students. As specialists in working with college students, the professionals at Counseling Services can help to address a wide variety of mental health and personal concerns. Counseling Services strives to make our services accessible and equitable to all students.

For immediate help, call University Police at 585-245-5222, or call 911 or 211. For other 24/7 assistance, text "START" to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  Also review our Counseling Services Quick Resource List for 24/7 hotlines, campus resources, and referral information.

For pandemic-specific and other self-help resources, visit our Coping with COVID page.

General Information

Students, we will do our best to ensure that your needs are met, whether through our short-term treatment services, self-help options, referrals to off-campus providers, or other resources. Our services are provided by licensed mental health professionals specializing in college counseling.  In addition to our main offices on the second floor of the Lauderdale Health Center, we offer a satellite counseling office on the south side of campus, South Village Counseling Services (Onondaga 203 South).

All currently enrolled students have access to initial triage, crisis, and consultation services. For more details about the services we provide to students as well as to the Geneseo community, review Our Services.

We welcome feedback! Reach out to the Director of Counseling Services, Emma Wolford, LCSW-R, at, or call our main office at 585-245-5716.  

Services for 2020-21

First time appointments for academic year 2020-21 can be submitted up until the last day of the semester (5/21/21) via our "Appointment Request Form" on the student health portal, For additional details about this process, review this information on Accessing Teletherapy Appointments.
NOTE:  For those wanting to reconnect/reschedule with your current counselor, send a secure message to your counselor directly at

Use the online form above if you are either new to our office OR if you have been seen in our office in a prior academic year and are returning for a first visit for 2020-21. Students seeking a same-day appointment can call our main office directly at 585-245-5716 to request this.

For more details about the services we provide, review Our Services.

Social Media

For updates, wellness info, and more, follow Healthy Geneseo on Twitter or Instagram, visit Geneseo Counseling on Pinterest, or like Student Health and Counseling on Facebook.

For more details about the services we provide, review Our Services.