Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Check out this video about CAPS and how to get started. *Please note current walk-in/call-in access hours are 10-3, M-F

CAPS helps Duke Students enhance strengths and develop abilities to successfully live, grow and learn in their personal and academic lives. CAPS recognizes that we are living in unprecedented times and that the changes, challenges, and stressors brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted everyone, often in ways that are tax our well-being.

You can choose services that best support you and fit your needs. CAPS offers many services to Duke undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including brief individual and group counseling, couples counseling and referral to off campus specialty resources. There are services via zoom and in person at CAPS, and are typically student choice, when Duke deems it safe for in person services. Blue Devil’s Care offers unlimited online counseling and Talk Now 24/7/365.

How to access services at CAPS

For same-day access: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-3:00pm

Walk-in: 3rd floor Student Wellness Center

Call in: 919-660-1000

Please note: You will be asked to complete intake paperwork (15-25 minutes). These appointments are a brief assessment and will connect you with the resources that are best fit your needs and circumstances.

For questions about services or to make arrangements for appointments outside the 10:00am-3:00pm access hours, call 919-660-1000, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Summer Hours Notice: CAPS will have summer hours (9:00am-4:00pm) and access walk-in hours 10:00am-3:00pm from May 12th-July 31st, 2022.

CAPS will be closed on May 19th and 20th; please call 919-660-1000 and follow the prompts for assistance.