U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, there are numerous websites being created around the country with informative resources to help you cope. It can feel daunting (or overwhelming) to wade through these to find accurate and helpful information. To get you started our staff has curated a selective list of quality and timely resources, which can be found below.  Keep checking this page for additional resources from around the country that CAPS staff would recommend checking out.  

Data Reports

CAPS is happy to share data via clinical, training, and outreach snapshots of what we provide throughout the year. These three hallmarks of our counseling center profession help orient all that we provide to our campus. The data are broken down weekly or monthly throughout this academic year. For a more in-depth look spanning the entire year, please review our annual reports.


Scheduling An Appointment

Initial Consultation

Scheduling an Initial Consultation with a CAPS counselor is a two step process –

  1. You will complete several online forms that provide vital information to help us better meet your needs.


Making An Appointment

Your mental and emotional health is vitally important. We are here to support you in taking steps towards finding help for your concerns and matching the best resource for your needs. We recognize there is no “one size fits all” approach to supporting student mental health. That's why we provide a variety of options to meet a diversity of needs. Check out the options listed below to see what may be a good fit for you.


Mental Health Support Options

We're glad you are here!

Your mental and emotional health is vitally important. We are here to support you in taking steps towards finding help for your concerns.

At the University of Michigan, we recognize there is no “one size fits all” approach to supporting student mental health. That's why we provide a variety of options to meet a diversity of needs. Check out the options listed below to see what may be a good fit for you.


Individual and Relationship Counseling

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling provides an opportunity to talk with an objective, caring professional about your concerns or problems in a brief, solution focused manner. Concerns discussed range widely, but might include feelings of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, academic concerns, substance use, issues with friends and family, or relationship concerns. Counseling sessions last 45 minutes (they start on the hour). 

Relationship Counseling 


Crisis Services

UPDATED FOR COVID-19: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides free confidential psychological services for currently enrolled U of M undergraduate and graduate students.  These services include support for students experiencing a crisis or urgent situation. The following is a list of crisis services provided by CAPS.  Consultation with CAPS is available if help is needed in determining what service fits for your need. 


Clinical Services Overview

Due to the continuing COVID 19 global pandemic, CAPS continues to adjust our services based on University, State, and Federal guidelines to support the physical safety and health of our community.


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