Welcome to the Cornell Tech Medical & Mental Health Resources page! On this page you can find:

  • Contact information for mental health counseling services, including RIVIA Mind
  • Contact information for primary care providers for your physical well-being
  • Information for women’s health services
  • Search engines that help with finding a provider
  • Information for urgent care and local hospitals
  • Hotlines for support and crisis care & 24 Hour Emergency Services


Access NYC 988 is a Hotline, text line, and online chat service providing suicide prevention and crisis counseling 24/7. You can find more information here

Below are listings for providers who are available to see Cornell Tech students and accept the Aetna Student Health Plan Open Choice PPO.  Both group practices and individual practitioner information is provided.  All practitioners listed are currently offering sessions virtually. You can also find additional telehealth options and information on how to find other providers who are not listed on this page below. If you have any difficulty contacting any of the above providers or you receive information that they are no longer available, please email studentwellness@tech.cornell.edu to let us know. With your help, we keep this page up to date and accurate!


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Urgent Care


All students who are on SHP and visit an urgent care center will be charged $50 per visit.  Some reputable urgent care centers which are close to campus are:


City MD
1150 3rd Ave


City MD East
336 East 86th St.


Astoria Urgent Medical Care
32-74 Steinway Street Astoria Queens


MedRite Urgent Care
919 2nd Ave



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Local Hospitals


New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street (east of York Avenue)

NYP/Weill Cornell is the closest major emergency center to Cornell Tech.


Lenox Hill Healthplex
30 Seventh Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets)


NYU Medical Center
560 First Avenue (at 33rd Street)



Roosevelt/St. Luke’s Hospital Center
1000 Tenth Avenue (at 59th Street)


New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William Street


Bellevue Hospital Center
462 First Avenue (at 27th Street)

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Cornell Tech & Roosevelt Island Emergency Services (24 hours)


Emergency (New York City): 911


Cornell Tech Safety & Security 24 hour Dispatch office: 646-971-3611 or website https://security.tech.cornell.edu/ 


114th Precinct: 718-626-9311


Roosevelt Island Public Safety: 212-832-4545


SHARE Sexual Harassment and Assault-Response and Education


24/7 Phone Consultation | Cornell Health:607.255.5155

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Hotlines (24 hours)


 NYC WELL – 1.888.NYC.WELL is a Hotline, text line, and online chat service providing suicide prevention and crisis counseling. You can reach them via text by sending WELL to 65173. 


Womankind: A 24 Hour Multilingual Helpline for Domestic & Sexual Violence: 888.888.7702

 LIFELINE/National Suicide Prevention – 1.800.273.8255 (English), 1.888.628.9454 (Spanish), 1-800-799-4889 (Deaf + Hard of Hearing)


Domestic Violence Support from Safe Horizon:



National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800.656.HOPE


Samaritans Suicide and Emotional Support Hotline: 212.673.3000


NYC LBTQ Anti-Violence Project: 212.714.1141


Trans Lifeline: 877.565.8860 (Provides Peer to Peer support for the Trans community)


Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222