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In case of emergency

For on-campus emergencies, call 6-3333.

Public Safety will send an officer and the Brandeis Emergency Medical Corps (BEMCo) to assist you.

For off-campus emergencies, call 911.

Need help now? To reach the Crisis Text Line, a culturally sensitive emergency resource: Text START to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Another emergency resource: Good Samaritans, 877-870-4673, call or text 24/7.


For emergency consultations after hours, call 781-736-3785 to reach our 24-hour answering service.


The Brandeis Counseling Center provides counseling for students in times of stress and encourages them to ask for help with their most immediate concerns. Our staff is experienced in dealing with deeper developmental and psychological issues ranging from stress and depression to substance abuse and eating disorders. Foreign language treatment is offered in Cantonese, German, Hebrew, Mandarin, and Spanish.

All concerns are addressed with sensitivity to and respect for diversity and individuality. We maintain the strictest standards of privacy and confidentiality, and serve as a resource to the entire Brandeis community.

Our new hours for appointments during the regular academic year, as of October 30, 2017, are:

Mondays: 8am - 8pm
Tuesdays: 8am - 6pm
Wednesdays: 8am - 6pm
Thursdays: 8am - 8pm
Fridays: 8am - 6pm
Closed each day from 12-1pm

Urgent walk-in hours:

11am - 12pm Monday through Friday
3pm - 4pm Monday through Friday
6pm on Mondays and Thursdays

If you are presenting with an urgent need, please be sure to let the front desk staff know when you come to the BCC.

The Counseling Center is dedicated to serving our student body. We will not limit students’ care due to session limits, ability to pay, or limited health insurance. Therefore, there is no session limit for sexual assault survivors, or survivors of any trauma. The Counseling Center cares deeply about our students, and we are here to serve our community.

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