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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.

Let's Talk: Drop-In Consults

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“Let’s Talk” provides an opportunity for students to speak with a CAPS therapist in a confidential space, apart from our office. You are welcome to discuss non-emergency concerns at designated locations across Grounds. CAPS offers weekly drop-in hours and consultations are FREE for all UVA students.



  • To consult with students who are experiencing moderate distress, in a confidential space.
  • To provide general education about mental health and wellness.
  • To educate and bring awareness to available resources across Grounds.
  • To empower students to make healthy decisions and lifestyle choices.
  • To help prevent acute distress and/or prolonged distress.


  • Quick, 15+ minute conversations with a CAPS clinician.
  • Solution-focused.
  • Brief paperwork:
    • Student Information Form
    • Informed Consent Form
    • Student Satisfaction Survey