Are you in crisis?

If you are in crisis and need help immediately, please call 911.

BUCC Crisis Line: (254)710-2467 (Business Hours/Non-Business Hours/Weekends)

Other helpful numbers for crisis/emergencies

Baylor Police Department: (254)710-2222

MHMR Crisis Center: (254)867-6550

MHMR 24-Hour Emergency/Crisis Number: (254)752-3451

Local Hospitals
  • DePaul Psychiatric Hospital: (254)776-5970
  • Providence Hospital: (254)751-4000
  • Hillcrest Baptist Hospital: (254)202-2000

When home during academic breaks, when the counseling center is closed, please call your local resources. Some national numbers for support during a crisis.

National Hope Network Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Telehealth Options:

Baylor University offers several options for online counseling:

If you are in Texas and would like counseling services with the Baylor University Counseling Center by video during the normal Counseling Center office hours, call 254-710-2467.

To better serve our Baylor students, we have enhanced our services for students by partnering with Academic Live Care to provide 24/7/365 counseling for all Baylor students regardless of geographic location.

If you are outside of Texas, or if you are in Texas but looking for counseling services outside of the Counseling Center’s regular business hours and services, call 833-969-3998 to be connected with Academic Live Care.

If you are outside of the U.S., call +44 20 8987-6588.

Baylor University Counseling Center hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Baylor Telehealth by Academic Live Care:  24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year