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Seton Hall University

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services offers a wide range of therapeutic services designed to foster the psychological health and well-being of our students in order help them to thrive, develop, and achieve academic and personal success.

To meet significant demand for service, CAPS utilizes a brief therapy model that is short-term and focused on helping students to effectively manage a specific problem, challenge, or to make a desired change. When a student’s needs require long-term support, more intensive treatment, or a specific expertise not offered at CAPS, we partner with the student to transition to resources off-campus within the community. For details about CAPS Scope of Services click here


Welcome! Students seeking services may call us at (973) 761-9500 to schedule an appointment during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. CAPS is located on the second floor of Mooney Hall, Room 27. Mooney Hall is not an accessible building. We offer telehealth and/or can make arrangements to meet with you in an accessible and private location on campus.

In Case of Emergency

If you are in crisis during regular office hours, Monday-Friday 8:45 a.m.- 4:45 p.m., call 973-761-9500 or come to CAPS in Mooney Hall Room 27 to speak with an on-call counselor. Do not use e-mail in an emergency situation. 

Students with an urgent need to speak with a counselor may also choose to contact the Seton Hall University 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Hotline at 973-275-Help (4357). This service is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

After Hours:
After Hours and on weekends, students experiencing a psychological emergency should call CAPS at 973-761-9500 or the Seton Hall University 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Hotline at 973-275-Help (4357) to speak immediately with a trained mental health counselor.

If you are having serious thoughts of killing yourself or hurting someone else go to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911.

Call or text a free and confidential crisis line: