Counseling & Psychological Services

(805) 893-4411 - M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm


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Please ensure that any critical use of Student Affairs websites and applications is planned around this outage period. 

Please remember that CAPS has 24/7 phone counseling so please save this number and call (805) 893-4411 if you need support. 

Welcome to CAPS!

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to providing timely, culturally appropriate, and effective mental health services to our diverse UCSB student body, as well as professional consultation to faculty, staff, and families. 

All registered students are eligible for services at CAPS. When help is needed in sorting out a personal concern, CAPS is a resource for learning new skills in building self-confidence, relating to others, reducing stress, solving problems, and identifying options. 

Pathways to Healing - Guiding students through the healing process

We encourage you to continue to reach out to your campus friends and networks for ongoing support. You are welcome to call us at CAPS - our number is available 24/7 at 805.893.4411. Please also visit the new Pathways to Healing section of our website for more information on how to cope with any feelings of grief and loss that you and/or others may be experiencing.  

For a full listing of Pathways to Healing sponsored events and other campus opportunities to engage in healing programs, please visit the Pathways to Healing calendar



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