Counseling and Psychological Services


CAPS provides free short-term counseling services to enrolled students in Washington state through in-person and remote appointments. CAPS can assist SU students with identifying resources and services that best fit each student’s unique circumstances. To make an appointment with CAPS counselors for therapy, visit our office in PAVL 120 or call us at 206-296-6090. For on-going, continuous therapy please visit our office or email us at and we can assist you with finding therapists off-campus. 

Business Hours

Mondays - Fridays
8:30am - 4:30pm PST

Urgent Counseling Hours

Mondays (2pm - 4pm)
Thursdays (1pm - 3pm)
Fridays (10am - Noon)


To schedule an appointment, please call our office number.

Phone: (206) 296-6090

For referrals and general information, please email. 


Recent Updates

Urgent Hours Now Available

CAPS has resumed providing urgent counseling hours to students seeking brief services in times of crisis, to help ensure student safety and to identify a plan of action for their care. No appointments are necessary, and urgent hours are first come, first served.

Urgent hours are available Mondays (2pm - 4pm), Thursdays (1pm - 3pm), and Fridays (10am - Noon) in the CAPS office (PAVL 120). Contact our office at if you have any questions.

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Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

Connect with a counselor at 1-800-985-5990 or by texting TalkWithUS to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.  Interpretation also available in over 100 other languages.


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Need Immediate Help?

If you or someone around you is experiencing an emergency or are in a crisis, please call one of the numbers below to get in touch with someone right away:

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