Counseling, Health, & Wellness

The Counseling, Health, & Wellness Center is a welcoming and safe place for all Suffolk University students. No matter your background, identity, status, how you worship, or who you love, we are here for you with counseling and medical services as well as wellness education programs.

Please Note—Change in Hours for Summer

Counseling, Health & Wellness is closed the following Fridays during summer 2019:

  • June 28
  • July 5
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2 

Urgent Counseling Support

On these dates, as well as at any time, a Suffolk student on campus or off campus who needs urgent counseling support should call 617-573-8226 to receive counseling assistance.

Medical Emergencies

On Campus

Any student experiencing a life threatening medical emergency should call 911 AND Suffolk Police at 617-573-8111 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Off Campus

Any student experiencing a life threatening medical emergency should call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

Non-Emergency Medical Care

On the summer Friday dates CHW is closed, students can seek medical care at the Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Walk-In Unit, 15 Parkman Street (617-726-2707).

Office Location

73 Tremont Street, 5th Floor (located between the Government Center and Park Street T stops)

Counseling appointments: 617-573-8226
Medical appointments: 617-573-8260

General Office Hours

Academic Year

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Medical Walk-ins

Academic Year

Monday: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For medical emergencies after hours or on the weekend: on-campus call Suffolk Police at 617-573-8111, off-campus call 911.

Counseling Appointments

Crisis Counselor available Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

To speak with a counselor after hours or on the weekend, call 617-573-8226 and follow the prompts.

On-Campus Emergencies

For an on-campus medical emergency or personal safety emergency, call Suffolk University Police at 617-573-8111.

For an on-campus life threatening mental health emergency, call Suffolk University Police at 617-573-8111. Other crisis counseling is available 24/7 at 617-573-8226.

Off-Campus Emergencies

For off-campus medical or life threatening mental health emergencies, call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. Other crisis counseling is available 24/7 at 617-573-8226.

For all off-campus personal safety emergencies, call 911.

Resources for Students

Medical Information

CHW periodically posts medical information here regarding current student campus health concerns. 

Faculty/Staff Guide

Response to Students in Distress [PDF]