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The Rosemary Furman Counseling Center

Welcome to the Rosemary Furman Counseling Center

In everything we do, our goal is to support the personal and academic success of Barnard women. We want to help you make the most of your years at Barnard!

Winter Break Info:

The Furman Counseling  Center  will close for winter break at 4pm on Friday December 19th and will reopen for administrative purposes only (consultations/referrals) on Monday, January 5th, 2015.

Regular clinical care will resume at 9am on Tuesday, January 20th.

Please note that the After Hours Emergency Line will not be in service from 12pm Friday, December 19th through 8am on Tuesday, January 13th.

In case of an after-hours psychological emergency  please go to the nearest emergency room. If you are in the Barnard area, the nearest emergency room is St. Luke’s Hospital at 113th and Amsterdam Avenue

Listening Hours

Read about Listening Hours.

Plimpton Hall

Mondays, 7-9:30p

Elliott Hall

Thursdays, 7-9:30p

Location :

Furman Location

100 Hewitt Hall (First Floor)
Phone : (212) 854-2092
Fax: (212) 854-8727



Electronic mail is not a guaranteed safe nor immediate means to transmit confidential information.  If you want to inquire about counseling services or contact a counselor about how you are feeling, email is not an effective means of communication.  Due to the security risks and lack of immediacy, it is a FCC policy that clinicians restrict email contact with students for only the simplest of scheduling issues.  We urge students not to use email to relay any kind of confidential or time-sensitive information to FCC staff members.  If you are already seeing a counselor through the FCC and want to contact this clinician in between appointments, please call into the Center to communicate any information.

This is especially the case in any form of mental health emergency.  If an emergency occurs during office hours, call the Furman Counseling Center at 854-2092, or Health Services at 854-2091.  If an emergency arises after hours or on the weekends, telephone consultation is available by calling the After-hours Psychological Emergency Lines at (855) 622-1903.