Crisis Information

Emergencies: 911

CAPS (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm):
(814) 863-0395

Penn State Crisis Line (24/7):
(877) 229-6400

Crisis Text Line (24/7):
txt "LIONS" to 741741

CAPS Locations

- Student Health Center (SHC)
- Bank of America (BoA)
- Allenway Building (Downtown)
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Meet Ben Locke, Director of CAPS

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Dr. Ben Locke

Director of Counseling
and Psychological

501 Student Health Center
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-0395

Thanks for visiting CAPS!

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services is your counseling center, a place where you can get assistance tailored to your needs--help that will move you towards greater satisfaction and fulfillment as a Penn State student. As specialists in working with undergraduate and graduate University students, the CAPS staff can help you address whatever it is that may be of concern to you. We will do our best to ensure that your needs are met, through a CAPS group, individual counseling, or a referral to another resource. Please review the balance of our web site to learn more about us and to determine if you might be best served by a visit to the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services.

Best wishes in all of your endeavors while a student at Penn State!

501 Student Health Center | 814.863.0395 | Contact Counseling & Psychological Services