Welcome, Students!

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) encourages students experiencing difficulties to reach out and make an appointment for a consultation with one of our counselors. Our counselors are ready to hear you and determine the best method of support to meet your unique circumstances.

Services Available

  • CAPS is now doing in-person sessions. Phone and Zoom are still an option.
  • Call (209) 667-3381 to schedule a confidential appointment with our counseling staff.
    • On weekdays call from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • After-hours support and resources are available. When prompted, dial 2 to be connected to a crisis counselor.
  • Virtual Group & Wellness Workshops available.

MyHealth Web Portal

Submit your Counseling & Psychological Services documents on the MyHealth Web Portal. The portal is one of the primary tools to use sign forms, refill prescriptions, and communicate with providers.

MyHealth Web Portal

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About Us

Ethical and confidential psychological counseling for students

Learn about CAPS
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Learn what steps to take if you are experiencing a crisis.

View resources for crisis management
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View our lineup of virtual group and wellness workshops and community activities.

View upcoming workshops
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Office contacts, emergency contacts and meet our staff.


CAPS/Emergency Contacts

Updated: February 21, 2024