Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions about our services.  If you have other questions, please feel free to call us at 215-898-7021 or email us.

Can I request a certain race or kind of clinician?

If you have a specific concern, or have questions about a specific issue, please express that at your Initial Consultation. We will do all we can to match you with a counselor who will be most able to give you the help you need.

Do you offer career counseling or career testing?

Yes. Please refer to Career Related Services at CAPS webpage https://www.vpul.upenn.edu/caps/careerfit for more information.

How do I return from a leave of absence?

All requests to return from a leave of absence begin with your academic advisor.  After you make contact with your advisor, you may be directed to CAPS as part of the return from leave process. If you require our involvement in this process, please click the link below to download the checklist and required forms.
Return From Leave Paperwork.

Can LPS students (The College of Liberal and Professional Studies) be seen at CAPS?

Yes, LPS students are fully eligible for counseling at CAPS.