Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has streamlined operations to make scheduling easier and improve the student experience. TALK WITH clinician Students can talk directly to a clinician 24/7 by phone. 215.898.7021 PRESS 1 TALK directly to a clinician 24/7 by phone (even during business hours) Share concern and determine next steps for support. PRESS 2 Schedule an appointment during business hours and reach the front desk Schedule a convenient appointment to see a clinician for common concerns such as academic or relationship stress, depression, anxiety, or concern for a friend. Specialty appointment options can be reviewed with the front desk.  Drop-in and Walk-in to CAPS Students wanting to meet with CAPS staff immediately or to schedule an appointment with the front desk can drop in during business hours. 3624 MARKET STREET 1ST FLOOR WEST MONDAY and FRIDAY: 9 AM to 5 PM TUESDAY WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY: 9 AM to 7 PM SATURDAY: 10 AM to 3 PM



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 and group therapy. Students can access CAPS in a variety of ways, depending on their individual situation.

Welcome back, students! CAPS is open and here to serve your needs.  Please bring your PennCard to show to the building guard on your way to our suite.

Business Hours:
9 am - 5 pm Monday, Friday
9 am - 7 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 am - 3 pm Saturdays 




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"NOTHING IN LIFE IS MORE LIBERATING THAN TO FIGHT FOR A CAUSE LARGER THAN YOURSELF, SOMETHING THAT ENCOMPASSES YOU BUT IS NOT DEFINED BY YOUR EXISTENCE ALONE."


John McCain,
Faith of My Fathers: A Family Memoir