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Registrations open for Spring 2020 Training, to register click here.

EARS is here to listen to any problem you may be dealing with. Feel free to call us at 607-255-EARS (3277), or drop by our offices at 213 Willard Straight Hall. EARS is staffed by undergraduate and graduate student counselors as well as Cornell staff.

EARS is open 7 days a week when Cornell is in session:

    Sunday-Thursday 3-10:30pm

    Friday 3-10pm

    Saturday 6-10 pm

EARS now offer sessions in these languages, please call us at 607-255-EARS (3277) to schedule your session.

  • Session to be announce soon!

Undergraduates seeking counseling, click here to learn more.

Graduate students seeking counseling, click here to learn more.

Other Resources

Crisis Text Line

Currently 7 EARS alums are volunteers for this national crisis providing support at your fingertips, 24/7.

Text START to 741-741 to speak with an online counselor about any kind of crisis. A live, trained counselor receives your text and responds quickly.

Crisis Text Line complements EARS by offering late-night support and an easy way to reach out when you're home for the holidays: the line is open 24/7 and 365 days a year. As a crisis counselor, I use many of the skills I learned in EARS training and have found that some people feel more comfortable sharing through text first, before voicing aloud. Text START to 741-741.

— Mia Tootill, PhD candidate, Crisis Text Line volunteer counselor

For additional resources, check out the Cornell Caring Community website, or call EARS at 607-255-EARS (3277).

We want to hear from you...

If you would like to give any feedback after a counseling session, please click here.

It can be hard at Cornell to have conversations even with close friends — we're all so busy. EARS taught me that we don't have to pretend to be okay at all times.

 - Cornell Student