Who Can Use Counseling and Psychological Services?

Who Can Use Counseling and Psychological Services?

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All students and postdoctoral fellows who pay the Campus Health Fee (included in tuition and fees) are eligible for Counseling and Psychological Services. This charge appears on your University account as FEE Campus Health. 

Spouses and domestic partners of full-time students and postdoctoral fellows can become eligible for care at CAPS by paying the Campus Health Fee for the term, showing proof of insurance and providing a marriage certificate or a notarized affidavit of domestic partnership. 

Couples counseling may be requested when both persons are students/Postdoctoral Fellows who pay the Campus Health Fee, or when one is and their spouse/partner becomes eligible through the process noted above.

When does my ability to use CAPS begin and end?

Student who pay the Campus Health Fee during an academic term can receive care until the start of the next term. 

Students not enrolled in summer classes can receive care during the summer months by paying the summer Campus Health Fee. These students must have also paid the Campus Health Fee for the previous spring semester.

Some students who move in before the university opens for a term can receive care before the therm begins. This applies to Resident Assistants, certain athletic teams, and other specific groups.

Graduates can receive care at CAPS for thirty days after graduation. 

Who cannot use CAPS?

If you do not pay the Campus Health Fee, you cannot receive care at CAPS. Children cannot receive care at CAPS.