Skip Navigation
Keene State Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Regional College

After Hours

Emergencies & After Hours


If you are experiencing a life threatening medical or mental health emergency, you should always proceed immediately to the closest Emergency Department or call 911.

Other Crises & Urgent Needs

Medical/Physical Health: If you are experiencing an urgent but non-life threatening medical situation during business hours (M-F; 8am-4:30pm), contact the Wellness Center (603-358-2200) or you can also contact Campus Safety (603-358-2228) if you are on campus. After hours, on weekends/holidays, please use your local Urgent Care/Walk-In Clinic. These are listed below for Keene under “Local After Hours Medical Services.”

Mental/Emotional Health: If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or have an urgent need to speak with a mental health counselor during business hours (M-F, 8am-4:30pm), please walk over to our office on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center. After hours, on weekends/holidays, please call our 24/7 on-call Crisis Counselor at 603-358-2436. Please note that wait times to speak with a Crisis Counselor can be influenced by high call volumes. If you are experiencing a wait that is too long for you, please use any of the following resources for additional urgent options:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE (Both of these numbers will connect you to NH crisis hotlines)

  • Samaritans Hotline (603) 357-5505. This Keene community organization provides trained people to listen and help 24 hours a day

  • The Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386. Crisis hotline for LGBTQ+

  • National Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741

  • Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention (MCVP) (603) 352-3782: Located in Keene, this organization provides confidential assistance with domestic and sexual violence

  • Monadnock Family Services (MFS) (603) 357-4400: MFS is our Keene community mental health center. In addition to a variety services and programs, MFS also provides emergency services

  • KSC Campus Safety: (603) 358-2228

Local After Hours Medical Services

For medical attention after hours and on weekends, please use urgent care and emergency facilities.
Note: The cost incurred for these visits are the student’s responsibility.

Urgent Care/Emergency Services in Keene:

Contact The Wellness Center

3rd Floor, Elliot Center

24/7 Crisis Counselor: 603-358-2436
Emergency? Call Campus Safety 603-358-2228 or 911
Fax: 603-358-2444


Regular Hours: M–F: 8:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m.