Health and Counseling Services

Hampshire College Health and Counseling Services (HCHCS) provides primary care and mental health services to Hampshire students. Please call 413.559.5458 for medical and counseling appointments. 

If you are in a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Hours & Information

The office is open for clinical care by appointment  Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Please call 413.559.5458 for an appointment.


Hampshire College Health and Counseling Services offers:

Important numbers

  • Life-threatening emergency: 911

When school is in session:

  • Hampshire College Health and Counseling Services: 413.559.5458 (medical and counseling appointments)
  • After-hours mental health support: 413.559.5458, press 1 to speak with a mental health counselor
  • After-hours medical advice: 413.559.5458, press 2 to speak with an advice nurse
  • Campus safety: 413.559.5424
  • University of Massachusetts Health Services: The UHS Walk-In Clinic (WIC), is open 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on weekends. It is also open for Monday–Friday for after-hours care until 8 p.m. To be seen in the WIC please join the virtual waiting room, and you will be informed of your appointment time.
  • Med Express
  • Urgent Care at Cooley Dickinson

Additional state & national hotlines:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (for any emotional crisis): 1.800.273.8255. You can also call, text, or chat at 988 or visit
  • Massachusetts Lifeline: 1.800.322.0424
  • BIPOC Text Line: Text “STEVE” to 741.741
  • The Trans Lifeline: 1.877.565.8860
  • Trevor Project LGBTQ+ Lifeline: 1.866.488.7386 or text “START” to 678.678
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741.741
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.799.7233 or text “START” to 88788
  • Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 and press 1 or text 838.255