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Welcome to the website of Cornell's Empathy, Assistance, & Referral Service (EARS).

The EARS Counseling room is closed for the Summer and will re-open on Tuesday, September 2nd.

"Let's Talk" Walk-in Consultations will be offered during the Summer from Wednesday, June 25 through Wednesday, July 30 from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

"Let's Talk" is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with counselors from Gannett Health Services. Counselors hold walk-in hours at sites around campus Monday through Friday. To learn more about Let's Talk, click here


EARS is here to listen to any problem you may be dealing with. Feel free to call us at 255-EARS (255-3277), or drop in to our newly renovated office in 213 Willard Straight Hall. The hours we are open are:

Sunday - Thursday 3-11 p.m.
Friday 3-10 p.m.
Saturday 6-10 p.m.

What Happens When I Call Ears?

Are you thinking about coming to EARS with a problem, but not sure if you should? Learn about what happens when you call or drop in.




Information about our nonjudgmental,
short-term counseling services.



Welcome to Crisisline Online
an online service for young adults

Feeling alone?
No one understands?
Stress or depressed?
Worried or overwhelmed?
Thinking about suicide?

We're currently online from
6 to 9 pm on Thursday, Friday, & Saturday evenings.



EARS is a student-run organization that is funded in part by the Student Activity Fee. Anyone in the Cornell Community is welcome to train to be a counselor.


Registrations for EARS Training
Fall 2014 are now open.




EARS leads workshops throughout Cornell and Ithaca on many topics such as listening skills, effective attending behaviors, and nonjudgmental confrontation.