Note: Many of our services have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see our home page for updates.
When contacting us to schedule an appointment, please know that providing as much availability as possible will help to insure you meet with a counselor as quickly as possible. Please be aware that, because of the high demand for services, during peak times there is often at least a two or three week wait for a counseling appointment. The wait for a nutritionist appointment is usually one to two months.
Crisis appointments are available on a limited basis for students in need — unable to stop crying — thoughts of hurting yourself — have not eaten in a few days (not due to illness) — have not slept in a few days (not due to illness) — unable to go to classes (not due to illness) — recent significant loss. Please call our office to request a crisis appointment.
Let’s Talk is a program that provides easy access to 10-15 minute informal confidential consultations with counselors from the St. Olaf Counseling Center—Boe House. Appointments are first come, first-served. The counselor will listen closely to your concerns and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources. When & Where: Monday-Friday, 1:30-2:30pm. Let’s Talk sessions are only by phone at this time. Please email the Counseling Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to scheduled a same day Let’s Talk session.
During Interim 2021, to schedule a counseling appointment with a counselor, you must be in the state of Minnesota or be on campus. To schedule a counseling session, please email Alyssa at email@example.com or call 507-786-3062.
If you are outside the state of Minnesota and are not on campus during interim, we have Let’s Talk available and also a NEW Seminar series run by senior counselors at Boe House. Let’s Talk is a phone session and the seminar series are done via Zoom every day during interim. See our main page for more information.
We can also provide a list off off campus providers for those students who want or need more intensive support.
Nutritional counseling is also available. Students must be referred to the nutritionist by a counselor.
To schedule a BASICS appointment, please call the Counseling Center at (507) 786-3062 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request an appointment with a BASICS Team Member.
*Note that emails and phone messages are reviewed during regular office hours (Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays and breaks).
Options for evening or weekend emergency or crisis situations:
The Mobile Crisis Team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for mental health crisis assessment and management.
1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line text “MN” to 741741
Free support at your fingertips, 24/7.