There are resources both on and off-campus for students who are experiencing mental health issues. If you or a friend need help, please see below for some options.
The Counseling Center is open Monday-Friday, 8:45 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-5:00 pm (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00 pm). Students can meet with a counselor for a brief, solution-focused consultation session Monday-Friday from 10-11:30 am & 1-3:30 pm. Consultation sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis; no appointments are needed. If you need to speak with someone when the Center is closed, call (610) 330-5005 to be connected with the telephone crisis support service. Click here to learn more about Counseling Center services.
The Student Support and Intervention Team works to provide a safe living and learning environment where all members of the Lafayette College community thrive and embrace the Cur Non spirit. Click here to learn more about the team.
Kognito: If you want practice talking about a concern or helping a friend, Lafayette offers a free online resource called Kognito. All current students, faculty, and staff can create an account and complete an interactive session. To complete the online course, you will need the enrollment key: lafayette61 (for security purposes, please do not set your password to be your Lafayette password). Click here to access the course.
Additional online resources can be found here and on the Counseling Center’s website: