A Caring Community

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is the counseling center for the University of Pennsylvania. CAPS offers free and confidential services to all  Penn undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. CAPS helps students adjust to university life, manage personal and situational challenges, develop coping strategies, and grow personally and professionally. CAPS' trained clinicians offer individual, group, and couples therapy. Students can access CAPS in a variety of ways, depending on their individual situation.

CAPS Hours:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday


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"People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they have not communicated with each other."

King, M. L. (1958, May). "Advice for living." Ebony, 13(7), 112. Retrieved from MasterFILE Premier, 48347474.

It has been almost 60 years since Dr. King wrote these words in an advice column. They are as true and meaningful today as they were when he wrote them. As we celebrate his birthday, let us understand each other not with the broad brush of ideology or group membership, but as unique individuals who are much more similar to ourselves than different.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King
Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968