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Emergency Services

For life-threatening emergencies please call 911 for immediate help or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

Emergency Numbers:

  • Department of Safety and Security (DOSS): 603-646-4000
  • Hanover Police emergency: : 911
  • Hanover Police non-emergency: 603-643-2222
  • Counselor-on-Call (DOSS Dispatch): 603-646-3333
  • Dean-on-Call (DOSS Dispatch): 603-646-3333
  • Nursing Advice Line (Fall/Winter/Spring terms only): 603-646-9440
  • Inpatient Department (Fall/Winter/Spring terms only) 603-646-9440
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Emergency Department: 603-650-7000

Sexual Assault

Confidential support is available for any student who has experienced sexual assault.

"You Have Options Program" at Hanover Police Department allows anonymous on-line reporting of sexual violence and provides additional information about reporting options and supports.

Support and Resources are also available through the Sexual Abuse Awareness Program at 603-646-9414 (weekdays 8 am to 5 pm).

Options for How to Get Help

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

*The Counseling Center closes at 4 p.m. during summer term and term breaks

  • Come to the Counseling Center and ask to speak with the Counselor On-call. Inform the office staff that you have an urgent concern.
  • Call the Counseling Center, 603-646-9442

After Regular Business Hours

  • Call the Inpatient Department (IPD): 603-646-9440 (fall, winter, spring terms)
  • Call Safety & Security: 603-646-4000 (summer term and term breaks)

An emergency/crisis might involve:

  • Thoughts and/or plans to hurt yourself or someone else
  • Engaging in a behavior that is life threatening
  • If you have been assaulted, physically or sexually

Medical Advice

During the fall, winter and spring terms you can receive nursing advice 24/7 by calling 603-646-9440.

During summer and intersession call 603-646-9400 for further instructions to contact the Dartmouth College Health Service on-call provider.

Pharmacy Refills or Questions

Refills can be requested anytime by phone 603-646-9456, or email and we will have it ready when you arrive during our business hours. 

If a prescription has no refills, you may need to schedule an appointment with a provider before obtaining more medication. Please schedule online or call the appointment office at 603-646-9401.