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Getting Started

Penn State Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a variety of services that we invite you to learn more about. This is how to get started.

Group Counseling

CAPS offers multiple therapy groups, drop-in support groups, and skills clinics. Learn more about how group therapy could be effective for you and see our current groups for the semester.

Individual and Couples Counseling

Among many services available, CAPS offers short-term counseling for individuals and couples

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric services are available for CAPS clients who may benefit from medication and have been referred to a psychiatric provider by a member of the CAPS staff. Students can also access psychiatric services in the community.

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Penn State Student Affairs
Counseling & Psychological Services
Main Location

501 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802

Additional Locations

3rd Floor Bank of America Career Services Building
University Park, PA 16802

Allenway Building (Downtown)
315 S Allen Street
State College, PA 16801


Our events and programs are open to all students regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, or any other protected class. Student Affairs is committed to building a community of belonging for all.