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Welcome to the Bard College Counseling Service

Welcome to the Bard College Counseling Service
We provide individual, couples, and group counseling, assessment, consultation, referral, and campus outreach services to the Bard student community. All services are free of charge and available only to currently enrolled students.
We can be reached at 845-758-7433 on weekdays from 9-5, or by email at counselingservice@bard.edu. For after hours and weekend emergencies, please call security at 845-758-7460 and ask for the counselor on call.

Hours and Contact Information

Counseling Hours
Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Emergency after hours and weekends:
Call Security at 845-758-7460
or ext. 7777

Let's Talk

Stressed? Relationship Difficulties? Roommate Concerns?
Stop by and talk with a counselor. It's free. It's confidential. No appointment necessary!

Let's Talk is on:
Monday 12-1pm BEOP
Tuesday4-5p in the Campus Center
Thursday- 12-1pm in BEOP

Announcements and Updates:

Grief Group for Students

Relationship Group Forming

LET’S TALK—a Bard Counseling program that offers free, informal, confidential consultations with Bard counselors.

  • Mondays 12-1:00 at the BEOP Office (Stone Row quad)
  • Tuesdays 4-5:00 at the Campus Center in the Red Room
  • Thursday 12-1:00 at the BEOP Office (Stone Row quad)


Bard College Parents and Family Members:

Please download the document below for a message from Counseling Services in response to the recent tragedy.