Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

(Formerly known as CPS)

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Contact CAPS

UHS 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

Please note special hours for summer break and holidays.

Academic year hours

  • Monday-Wednesday: 8am-5:30pm
  • Thursday: 9am-5:30pm
  • Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Crisis Drop-in: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm


  • Main office - 3rd Floor of the Tang Center
  • Anna Head Satellite2536 Channing Way (between Telegraph and Bowditch)
  • Career Counseling Library - small building on Bancroft Ave outside of the Tang Center.
  • Satellite Offices: hours and locations

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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.

 In light of the recent tragedies in the news, our hearts go out those affected and their communities.

Drop-in crisis assessment and intervention for urgent concerns

Monday-Friday10am-5pm, CAPS (Tang Center 3rd floor, no appointment needed or if after hours, call the After Hours Counseling Line at (855) 817-5667.