Thank you for allowing us to participate in your care! You may be experiencing a range of emotions as you adjust to new classes, make new friends, and for some, find your way around a new campus. As you navigate your time at Penn, we hope that you will make your mental health and wellbeing a priority. Counseling is part of Wellness at Penn, and we are here to support you throughout your Penn experience. We are committed to creating an affirming environment based on our values of multicultural, multi-disciplinary and inclusive practices, focused on providing care to our diverse student body.
- Hours and Location
- Schedule an Appointment
- Drop-In Services
- Get Help Now
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Student Health and Counseling Forms
- i share
- Monday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Tuesday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Wednesday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm (last appointment at 5:30)
- Friday: 8 am – 5 pm (last appointment at 4:30)
- Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm (last appointment at 2:30)
- Sunday: Closed
Students can drop-in and meet with a clinician during regular business hours.
Call 215-746-WELL (9355) to schedule an appointment or to speak to a counseling provider at any time of the day or night, 24/7.
- Let's Talk
Let’s Talk provides access to free and confidential drop-in conversations with a trained professional at various locations across campus. Students can talk about any stress and anxiety they are feeling, bounce around ideas, and work through their emotions. Visit the Let's Talk page for more information, hours, and locations.
- Drop-In to 3624
Those seeking urgent counseling support during operating hours can drop-in to see a provider at 3624 Market Street without an appointment. Alternatively, students may call 215-746-WELL (9355) to speak to a counseling provider at any time of the day or night, 24/7.
Watch i share, a video created by Wellness at Penn and student leaders to promote sharing with others and getting support in times of stress, distress, and crisis. Learn more about Caring for Yourself and Others: Stress, Distress, and Crisis.
If you are experiencing an emergency, you should refer to the following resources for assistance:
STUDENT HEALTH AND COUNSELING (24/7):
(Urgent medical or mental health needs)
PUBLIC SAFETY & MERT (24/7):
(Police, fire, or medical emergencies)
WALKING ESCORT (24/7):
THE HELP LINE (24/7):
(Help navigating Penn’s health and wellness resources)
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call PennComm (24/7) at 215-573-3333. Dial 9-1-1 if outside of the Penn patrol zone.
If you are experiencing a suicidal crisis or are in emotional distress, contact the national Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (24/7) dial 988 or chat with a national Suicide and Crisis Lifeline support person(link is external). You can also text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor (24/7).