Cornell University

Office of Student Services

101 Ives Hall, 607-255-2223 or 607-255-1515

Counseling Referrals

What problems can OSS help me with?

Kevin Harris, Associate Dir. for Advising and Counseling (L); Laura Lewis, Dir. of OSS (R)OSS counselors are prepared to assist you with a variety of problems; academics, personal, financial, relationships — anything that may interfere with your success at Cornell. You can make appointments with us by e-mail or phone to discuss nearly anything that concerns you.

Are there other services at Cornell?

OSS counselors can refer you to a service on campus that provides specialized assistance, such as Gannett's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Cornell United Religious Work (CURW), the Financial Aid Office, the Learning Strategies Center, the Ombudsman, Crisis Management and Community Support, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center (LGBT), or the Cornell Police, depending on your problem. In some cases, OSS counselors may contact an appropriate individual or office to make an appointment, or even accompany you, to ensure that you receive the help you need. Peer counseling is also available through the Empathy, Assistance, and Referral Service (EARS) at 255-3277.