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To Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are necessary and can be scheduled by phone or in person. To schedule an appointment by phone, please call the CHD office at 603-646-9442. For CANCELLATIONS, please notify us as soon as possible, preferably 24 hours in advance.

What to Expect

Your first appointment, you will meet with a counselor to discuss your personal concerns and expectations from counseling. At the end of the session, you and your counselor will discuss treatment options that will best address your needs.  These options may include: individual counseling, group therapy, psychiatric medication evaluation, or a referral to an off-campus mental health provider. 

Request a Specific Counselor

Students may request a specific counselor on the basis of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or professional training, but it may mean a longer wait until such a counselor becomes available.


Available 24-hours a day every day of the year. Please call the Counseling Office at 603-646-9442. If the emergency is after normal business hours you can access the Counselor-on-Call by contacting Safety and Security 603-646-4000.

Office Hours

In Fall, Winter and Spring Terms, our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

During Term Breaks and Summer Term, our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility for Services

Counseling & Human Development services are available for all full-time, enrolled students. There is no charge for counseling services on a short-term basis. Students requesting long-term therapy are eligible for referrals to a community therapist through our office.

Spouses or domestic partners of a full-time enrolled student are eligible for a courtesy visit so they may be referred to a community therapist through our office. 

Dartmouth Faculty and Staff seeking counseling services may contact Dartmouth College’s Faculty-Employee Assistance Program (FEAP).


Counseling & Human Development is located at Dick Hall's House, 7 Rope Ferry Road, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755. The reception area is located on the 2nd floor of Dick's House, north end.

For further information, see Campus Maps.

Last Updated: 6/1/17