Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Seattle University's primary student resource for mental health counseling and resource services. Read further for more information, including urgent care information and crisis resources.

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Welcome to CAPS

CAPS provides free hybrid mental health counseling services to enrolled students in Washington state. CAPS can assist Seattle U students with identifying resources and services that best fit each student’s unique circumstances.

You can find the CAPS office in PAVL 120, or contact us by phone at 206-296-6090 and email at

The CAPS office hours are: 
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm PST

CAPS Urgent Care hours are:

Offered during Summer quarter from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays.
Additional hours return Fall quarter 2024.

For more information about hours and contacting the CAPS office, click here.


Need immediate help?

If you or someone around you is experiencing a mental health crisis, please click below for a list of crisis numbers to get in touch with someone right away.

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Connect to CAPS Services and Staff

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Support Services

If you need access to off-campus mental health professional services for long-term counseling or psychiatric care we're still here to help. Schedule a time to sit down with our staff for a 1-on-1 case management assessment of your needs, or browse our referral directories to find a provider that is right for you. 

CAPS Library

Mental Health Resource Links

Is there a specific mental health topic you'd like to learn more about? Browse a collection of educational resource links our team has curated to learn more.

CAPS Informational Sheets & Book Library

The CAPS office is happy to share educational materials produced by our office and books focused on the mental health concerns of the Seattle U community.

CAPS Video Library

Are you seeking to increase your mindfulness, or more easily find calm? CAPS has produced a few series to fill our video library with content that provides a deeper insight into mental health topics.

About CAPS

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question that wasn't answered here? Explore our FAQ page for any lingering questions you might have.

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Our Staff

View staff profiles and see who your mental health providers on-campus are.