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 an environment which promotes their academic, career, personal and social development. Our commitment is to help each student have a rewarding experience while at UCR.
Consistent with the teaching, research and social mission of UCR, Counseling and Psychological Services provides specialized psychological services designed to support the educational process of a culturally diverse campus.
Foremost, we strive to promote a "welcoming atmosphere" and are always looking for ways to enhance services to our students and the campus community.
Counseling and Psychological Services offers walk-in service for consultations. Same-day appointments are also available in crisis situations. Counselors are available 24 hours a day by calling 951-827-5531 or 951-UCR-TALK.
Make an Appointment
Schedule an appointment with a professional mental health clinician at Counseling & Psychological Services.
All information gathered during the course of counseling can be released only with the student’s written consent.
Message to Our Students
Take time to take care with these self-care tips.
- Spend Time With Loved Ones
- Practice a Relaxation Exercise
- Engage in a Creative/Art Activity (e.g. coloring books)
- Eat a Healthy meal or snack
- Go For a Hike or Walk
- Keep a Consistent Sleep Schedule or Take a Nap
- Breathe.... Yoga or Mindful Meditation
- Talk to Someone-Get Support
- Listen to Audio Exercises
Choose from relaxation, meditation, or breathing
- Help a Distressed Student
View an interactive guide for faculty and staff
- Take a Self-Assessment
Get answers about depression, addiction and more.
- Hot Topics for Students
Read practical advice from licensed counselors
- Download a Brochure
Learn more about specific services
Learn more about your emotional health and mental health concerns through the Jed Foundation and MTV collaboration. Visit http://www.halfofus.com/Download UCR JUST IN CASE App To download this free App with useful UCR resources, visit http://codu.co/7d1038 from your smartphone. For detailed instructions on how to add this App to your homepage, please see FAQs.
Download UCR JUST IN CASE App
To download this free App with useful UCR resources, visit http://codu.co/7d1038 from your smartphone. For detailed instructions on how to add this App to your homepage, please see FAQs.
- Listen to Audio Exercises
A Counselor On Duty (COD) is available at Counseling and Psychological Services, by phone or in-person, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mental health therapists are available for crisis counseling and consultation at 951-827-5531 (951-UCR-TALK or 2-TALK from campus phones), 24 hours daily.
UC Riverside Police
3500 Canyon Crest Drive
911 or 951-827-5222 (24 hours)
Student Affairs Case Managers
Assistant Vice Chancellor/Dean of Students
Student Health Services
Veitch Student Center
Resources for Faculty & Staff