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If you are seeking help for situations of an emergency nature that occur during office hours (8:30 – 4:30 M-Th; 8:30 – 4:00 F), please be sure to call the front desk receptionist (x2247) FIRST regarding the nature of your urgency. For the protection of students, staff and the community, there will be no walk-in appointments during the Fall 2020 semester. We will do everything possible to respond promptly and/or involve other resources as needed. For situations involving immediate threat to life, call 911.

For emergencies after hours, contact:

  • Capital Health System (24/7) at 396-HELP (4357).
  • Campus Police at 911 or 609.771.2345
  • Residence Education and Housing student or professional staff from your floor or building.

For broader events – emergencies of a larger scope – consult the Emergency Management at The College of New Jersey webpage

More information:

Should I be worried?/What should I do?

TCNJ Cares Reporting form

State Resources:

New Jersey Mental Health Cares has experienced staff available to provide emotional support for issues related to COVID-19 and other mental health concerns.

Their help line, 1-866-202-HELP (4357) is free and confidential. Available 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm. Additional resources can be found on their website:
Please note NJ Mental Health Cares does not provide crisis intervention.

Emergency Hotlines:

NJ Hopeline          855-654-6735
LGBTQ Hotline     866-488-7386
Womenspace       800-281-2800
Trans Lifeline       877-565-8860
Vets4Warriors (24/7) 855-838-8255
Veterans Crisis Line (24/7): 1-800-273-8255


Crisis Text Line     text START to 741741

Online Support:

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Early Intervention Support Services (EISS)
EISS offers an alternative for those who are not in need of hospitalization but require more intensive screening and counseling services. EISS can provide stabilization and supportive recovery with timely access to psychiatric consultation, counseling, and other services necessary to help individuals in need of urgent mental health care. EISS is located at 1225-125 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Building B, Suites 504-505, Hamilton, NJ 08619. Call (609) 256-4200 for rapid access to mental health services.