CAPS is closed for Summer Recess!

May 28th, 2019 - August 12th, 2019

Routine appointments will be available, starting Monday, September 2nd – the first day of classes.

If this is an emergency, please call the Office of Public Safety at 860-685-3333 or dial 911.

Limited one-time consultations are available during the summer. If you need to schedule a one-time brief appointment, please leave a voice mail message on 860-685-2910. Messages on this extension will be checked periodically during the week and you will receive a call back to schedule a consultation.

Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)! 

CAPS provides comprehensive short-term mental health services through multidisciplinary integration with Davison Health Center and WesWell. Students who utilize our psychotherapy services may discuss in confidence any worries, distressing feelings, or difficult situations they are currently experiencing. Our goal is to assist students as they navigate through life's challenges within the context of a highly rigorous and demanding academic environment. 

On this site you will find valuable resources for students, faculty and staff, including information on how to schedule an appointment with a counselor, how to get help in an emergency, and useful resources on various mental health topics.

CAPS Brochure 2018-2019 [PDF]

After Hours On-Call Reminder:

The after-hours on-call system (860-685-2910) is in place to assist students with urgent concerns that cannot wait until the following day.  Please DO NOT use the on-call after business hours to cancel or make an appointment.  Please call 860-685-3143 and leave a message to make or cancel your appointment or email

  • Location and Hours
    Counseling and Psychological Services is located at 327 High St. on the 2nd floor of the Davison Health Center. We are open from 9 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday with some evening appointments available.  Telephone number is 860-685-2910.
  • Routine Appointment Information
    During business hours (M-F 9 AM-4:30 PM) call 860-685-2910 to schedule appointments.  Students wishing to schedule an appointment when the office is closed can email their weekly availability to Students will receive an email with the first appointment that works with their schedule.
  • Crisis Appointment Information
    Crisis appointments are available for urgent concerns and scheduled each afternoon (M-F) on a limited basis.  If you are experiencing distress and in need of a same day appointment, please call 860-685-2910 and alert the CAPS staff you are in need of a same day appointment.  If you are unsure if your issue is a “crisis”, please contact CAPS to discuss.
  • Emergency After-hours Information
    In case of an emergency occurring after-hours, call 860-685-2910 to be connected with the on-call therapist. Please DO NOT use the after-hours on-call to cancel or make an appointment.  Please call 860-685-3143 and leave a message to make or cancel your appointment or email
  • Appointment Cancellation Information
    During routine business hours, please call 860-685-2910 to cancel an appointment so other students have an opportunity to use the time. After hours, please call 860-685-3143 and leave a voicemail or cancel at . A $10 no show fee will be assessed to any student failing to notify the office of cancellation within 24 hours of appointment. The fee will be billed directly to student accounts after a second missed appointment.  Students will be reminded of the policy after a first missed appointment via email.
  • Outreach
  • Groups
  • Suicide Loss