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




"We stand for open-hearted compassion and open-minded opportunity. We will remain unyielding in our allegiance to our fundamental principles and to each other. Penn will not bend."

Amy Gutmann
President, University of Pennsylvania
January 30, 2017

The experience of knowing that we are supported by the community to which we belong is one of the most powerful protective factors against emotional and psychological harm. Presidents Gutmann's statement reaffirms our commitment to the values of community and inclusiveness. We at CAPS welcome you not only as a member of the Penn community, but also as members of the global community.