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Mental Health Services for Northwestern Students

Counseling and Psychological Services

Welcome to CAPS!

Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)! CAPS serves as the primary mental health service at Northwestern University with offices on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses. CAPS provides a set of core services, including clinical services, educational workshops, and consultation with faculty, staff, and parents.

CAPS Hours and Locations
  • Phone (all offices): 847-491-2151
  • Hours: Click here for more hours/location information.
    • Evanston Campus: 633 Emerson St, Searle Hall, 2nd Floor
    • Sport Psychology: 2255 Campus Drive, Walter Athletics Center, 1st Floor
    • Chicago Campus: 710 N Lake Shore Drive, Abbott Hall, 5th Floor
  • The after-hour emergency service number is 847-491-2151. Answering service personnel will contact a CAPS counselor who will speak with you on the phone. A counselor is available via phone 24 hours a day, year-round.


Top Quality, Virtual Care with TimelyCare


As part of our ongoing efforts to offer our community additional wellness resources, we have partnered with TimelyMD, a leading provider of virtual health and well-being services for higher education,to offer Northwestern students free virtual mental health support through the TimelyCare platform.

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