My Student Support Program aims to support the overall well-being and mental health of Kenyon students by complementing existing campus resources and providing additional layers of support services. My SSP is offered at no cost to Kenyon students.

Call. Chat. Anytime. Anywhere.

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My SSP connects students with free, confidential mental health and wellbeing support conveniently available 24/7 via the My SSP app, telephone and web.

What is My SSP?

  • Real-time chat support by a professional counselor.
  • Speak to a professional counselor with a simple phone call.
  • My SSP content and support are available in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, French and English.
  • Complete an anonymous assessment to get feedback on your emotional health.
  • Browse health and wellbeing content including articles, podcasts, infographics and videos addressing a variety of topics.
  • Sign up for free virtual fitness sessions available through LIFT.

Your use of My SSP — including chats, calls and conversations, is free and confidential — meaning your professors, family, friends, etc., will not know unless you tell them.

Common Concerns 

  • Relationship issues
  • Feelings of isolation, loneliness or sadness
  • General stress and worry
  • Adapting to a new campus culture, learning style or city
  • Frustration or uncertainty related to studies or post-grad plans
  • Creating balance between personal and academic priorities