Medical Care

Gannett Health Services Center provides a variety of services for Cornell students, and their spouses and partners. If you are enrolled in Cornell’s Student Health Plan (SHP), Gannett is your primary care provider in Ithaca. If you are not enrolled in SHP, we encourage you to find a primary care provider in the community. Learn more about Gannett’s services for spouses and partners.

Gannett’s Counseling and Psychological Services is able to provide individual and group counseling only for students. Couples counseling is available to address relationship issues if one member of the couple is a Cornell student.  Gannett’s Counseling and Psychological Services can be helpful to spouses and partners in providing suggestions of mental health professionals available in the community.

Let’s Talk is a program that provides easy access to students and their spouses for informal confidential consultations with counselors from Gannett Health Services. Counselors hold walk-in hours at 10 sites around campus Monday through Friday. There is no fee and no appointment is necessary. A Gannett counselor will help you with immediate concerns and assist with referrals should you need ongoing support.

Family and Children’s Services supports, promotes and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families by providing high-quality, accessible mental health care and related social services.  Counseling is available for students and their spouse and partners to provide assistance in meeting the challenges of life by encouraging healthy personal choices and balanced perspectives.  This practice serves all patients regardless of ability to pay; a sliding fee scale is available for those who qualify based on household income.

The Mental Health Association in Tompkins County provides many resources including a list of Mental Health Professionals in Private Practice.

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