Bard Counseling Services provide primarily short-term, problem-focused counseling for individuals, couples, and groups. If additional support is desired or encouraged, Counseling Services can help individuals access those resources.
The Dean of Student Affairs Office is concerned with the quality of college life. It seeks to enhance the value of the undergraduate experience by encouraging students to participate actively in the community, be concerned about their peers, and explore personal matters that affect their individual pursuits and the community.
Bard Health Services embraces a holistic approach, striving to provide optimum physical, emotional, intellectual, and social well-being through education, preventative, and primary care.
The Office of Human Resources at Bard College is committed to maintaining a positive, productive learning and working environment that is free from any form of harassment, and will provide our community with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill their responsibilities.
The Office of Residence Life & Housing at Bard College is committed to fostering a safe and secure environment that enhances the personal, social and intellectual development of every student, enriching their liberal arts experience.
Safety & Security
Bard Safety and Security is available 24 hours a day to assist all members of the College community. It is service oriented, providing assistance and information to students daily.
BRAVE, Bard’s Response to Rape and Associated Violence Education, is a professionally directed student-service organization whose members provide anonymous and confidential crisis intervention, supportive counseling, advocacy, and ongoing education to the Bard community. Although BRAVE staff members receive particular training in issues relating to sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and sexuality, BRAVE counselors also receive training in eating disorders, depression and suicide, sexual orientation, loneliness, isolation, anxiety, and social and academic issues.