Counseling & Psychological Services

UC Riverside's Counseling and Psychological Services is dedicated to creating a positive, healthy atmosphere for our undergraduate and graduate student populations, working hand-in-hand with students to provide access to mental health resources that support and promote their academic, career, personal and social development. Our commitment is to help each student to thrive and achieve success at UCR by providing free, confidential, and  professional mental health services to our campus community.

CaPS Latest News:

Insurance Referral Renewals!

Renew your insurance referral by phone by calling CAPS 951-827-5531 starting 9/23/19

Late Arrival Policy- Effective 9/23/19

You will be marked a “no show” to a scheduled appointment if you are 15 minutes late to your scheduled appointment.  If you are less than 14 minutes late to your scheduled appointment, you will be seen for the remainder of the allotted appointment time.

If you are late to a specified early-arrival appointment, (e.g., an intake appointment) you may be seen for the remainder of the allotted appointment time and/or you may be scheduled to return another day to complete that appointment. The decision to be seen for the remainder of the time or to be rescheduled will depend on your arrival time and the clinical judgement of CAPS staff.

Resources and Help

There are many resources on campus, in the community and online that you may find helpful in aiding your mental health and well-being. These listings are not comprehensive but are a good place to start exploring available options. Learn more by contacting the resource directly or asking your Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provider about them.

Disclaimer: All listed resources are provided for convenience and informational use only. Listing of resources does not indicate an endorsement or recommendation by UCR or its affiliates. CAPS is not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed resources.

Classes on the Hour


Visit a mobile-friendly website with essential UCR and Riverside area contact information for emergency and non-emergency situations.



Take an online or in-person training to learn how to support emotionally distressed students and veterans.