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Important Update

Like many counseling centers across the country, our team is experiencing a staffing shortage which is causing increased wait times for short-term individual therapy appointments. We are working with local agencies to secure the hiring of temporary qualified counselors from the community to ensure RIT students are supported.

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Thanksgiving Break Guide

Information about campus programs, service schedules, dining location hours, travel information, and things to do. 

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Counseling and Psychological Services provides confidential and personalized services to meet the mental health needs of RIT students.

Appointments and Hours

Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Schedule, change, or cancel an appointment using a secure message on the RIT Wellness Portal or contact us at 585-475-2261.

Appointments and Hours

Mental Health Emergencies

If you are experiencing a life-threatening mental health emergency or situation needing immediate response, call 911 or contact Public Safety by calling 585-475-3333 or texting 585-205-8333.

Mental Health Emergencies

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Get Support

Members of the RIT Community work together toward maintaining an environment of support, respect, and care to contribute to student success. We offer multiple levels of support, from urgent care services to self-help resources, we are here to support you.

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TigerChat App

Masks can make it hard for everyone to communicate.
Now you can use TigerChat to converse with another person or group using automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology and typing. RIT Wellness service providers are equipped and ready to use the TigerChat App to help eliminate communication barriers with the RIT Community.

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Reflect — Recognize — Reframe — Reach Out

The Wellness Portal is a secure online website for students to access personal health information. Using your RIT username and password, students can view immunization information, health history forms, and connect with a health care professional using secure messaging.

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Student medical and mental health care information is strictly confidential and is maintained separately from academic records.

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