Fees

All registered UC Berkeley students can access CAPS and SOS counseling services regardless of insurance. There is no cost to get started.

Students do not need to have purchased the Student Health Insurance Plan to see a counselor. Initial phone and in-person consultations, urgent visits, and initial counseling visits (up to 5th session) are all free. Minimal fees apply to other services.

Fees are subject to change. 

Counseling

Service
Fee
Drop-in crisis counseling no charge
Telephone triage appointmment no charge
Brief counseling for individuals and couples
(up to 5 sessions)
no charge
Counseling appointments
(after the 5th - up to 8 sessions)
$15 visit fee
Groups and Workshops no charge
Career Assessments no charge
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance (includes brief counseling, group counseling, and career assessment) $25 fee

Psychiatry

Service
Fee
Initial medication evaluation $255/session
($15 with SHIP)
Follow-up visits $124-242.50/session
($15 with SHIP)
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance $25 fee

Social Services

Services
Fee
Counseling appointments (up to 5 sessions) no charge*
Counseling appointments (after five sessions) $15 visit fee
Medical withdrawals no charge
Health clearance no charge
Social Services groups no charge
Social Services mandated workshops $30 fee
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance $25 fee

*Fees may be waived for counseling following a physical or sexual assault 

Nutrition Services

Service
Fee
Initial medical nutrition therapy appointment  $120/session
($15 with SHIP)
Follow-up visits $70/session
($15 with SHIP)
Drop-in nutrition education session no charge
Missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance $25 fee

Career Library

ServiceFee
For students, faculty and staff no charge
For UC Berkeley alumni $35 per year
For the general public $45 per year