Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Richmond offers a wide range of short-term services to currently enrolled, full-time, degree-seeking students, (as well as full-time undergraduate visiting students living on-campus; e.g., exchange students) at the University of Richmond. Over one third of UR students use CAPS services at least once before they graduate. CAPS is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS).

Statements to UR Students on Racial & Social Injustice

Health and Well-being Unit mission is the creation and [maintenance] of a culture and community of health and well-being. Please read our statement to UR Students on Racial & Social Injustice.

Summer 2021 Schedule
Administrative services are provided Monday through Friday during business hours.  If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the University of Richmond Police: (804) 289-8911.
Our New Location!

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) moved to their new location in the Well-Being Center (3rd Floor).

The warmline is a non-urgent text option for UR Students who wants to talk to a peer.

Students experiencing a mental-health crisis:

During the summer, from May 7 to August 16, CAPS is closed for clinical services.  If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the University of Richmond Police at (804) 289-8911, call 911 for your local police department, or go directly to your nearest emergency room.

CAPS Statement on Racial Injustice

We offer these reflections in light of the tragic events that have given way to civil unrest, protest and denunciation of anti-Blackness. We strive to support Spider communities across the globe.

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Hours and Location

CAPS is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the academic year (approximately mid-August to mid-June). Counseling services are closed from mid-June to mid-August (students who need mental health services during that time need to seek care off-campus and/or at home).

CAPS is closed during winter break, and during most university holidays.

 Well-being Center, 3rd Floor, 363 College Road, Richmond, VA  23173 


CAPS staff is committed to being open, welcoming, and accessible to students of all backgrounds.


Except for certain rare legal situations, all CAPS information, including whether or not a student made an appointment, is confidential and cannot be released to anyone else without the student's permission.

See the CAPS Informed Consent and Privacy Policy documents for additional information.