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Counseling and Psychological Services

The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides free year-round counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral services to the SHU community. Our mission is to foster the psychological health and well-being of our students in order to enable them to thrive, develop, and achieve academic success. More »

In Case of Emergency

  • During regular office hours (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.) call (973) 761-9500 or walk-in to CAPS in Mooney Hall (second floor, room 27) to speak with an on-call counselor. Do not use e-mail in an emergency situation.

After hours:

  • Call Public Safety at (973) 761- 9300.  Public Safety can contact a CAPS on-call counselor who is available for emergency phone consultation and crisis intervention.
  • 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

  • National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK(8255) -
  • Crisis Text Line – Text START to 741-741
  • NJ HopeLine 1-855-654-6735
  • Samaritans Confidential Hotline 212- 673-3000
  • Addictions Hotline 1-888-984-0363 -
  • Sexual  Assault Hotline -  800-656-HOPE (4673) –

Individual and Group Therapy

All students, including undergraduate, graduate, law, and seminary students, are eligible for direct services. Direct services include group counseling and therapy as well as individual short-term counseling. More »

Our Services

Visit Us

CAPS is located on the second floor of Mooney Hall, room 27. Stop by or call us during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or call (973) 761-9500 to schedule an appointment. 

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