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Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)!  

CAPS is the primary student mental health clinic on Grounds. We are committed to providing a safe and affirming environment for all students seeking to improve their mental and emotional well-being. In addition to direct care, we provide consultation and referral services for students, faculty, and staff. You are welcome to contact us about emergency or ongoing concerns about yourself or another student you care about.

First time at CAPS? We're glad you're here! Jump right to assessment and appointment information, or learn more about the different services CAPS offers.

  • All students who pay the comprehensive health fee with their tuition have free, 24/7 access to virtual mental health services through a CAPS and TimelyCare partnership.
    • Services include virtual counseling visits, an on-demand service called TalkNow (allows students to connect with a mental health professional within minutes, any time of day, either by phone or video), and psychiatric care. Access care by downloading the app at timelycare.com/uva.
  • For life-threatening emergencies, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need to talk to someone immediately, utilize TimelyCare's TalkNow 24/7 service via the TimelyCare app.
A TimelyCare graphic with the UVA and TimelyCare logo and text reading, "Top Quality Virtual Care: anytime, anywhere." Smaller graphics with icon advertise TalkNow, scheduled counseling, and psychiatry.