Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

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Contact CAPS

University Health Services, Tang Center

2222 Bancroft Way #4300
Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone: (510) 642-9494
Fax: (510) 642-2368

Counseling after-hours support line:  (855) 817-5667


CAPS Hours

Monday-Friday: No building/in-person hours. Virtual services can be scheduled 8am-5pm.

For after-hours support, please call the 24/7 line at (855) 817-5667.

Drop-in urgent counseling has been suspended. Students with urgent needs should call (510) 642-9494 to speak with a counselor. You can also call this number if you're new to CAPS and need to get set up with a counselor. 

All Let's Talk drop-in at satellite locations has been suspended until further notice. Virtual Let's Talk is now available on Zoom with various counselors.

For follow-up appointments, please check your secure messages.

For Non-University affiliated crisis/suicide prevention hotlines:

  • Crisis Support Services of Alameda County (800) 309-2131
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK (8255)

CAPS offers short term counseling for academic, career, and personal issues and also offers psychiatry services for circumstances when medication can help with counseling. 

There is no charge to get started, and all registered students can access services regardless of their insurance plan.

We are committed to supporting your academic success and self-development as a student at UC Berkeley.

Our highly skilled and culturally competent team is here to serve you with a wide range of programs. No problem is too big or too small.

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