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Psychological & Emotional Support

Without support, college can seem overwhelming.  Support can come in many forms -- a group of people who understand what you’re going through, a therapist you can talk to one-on-one or even a voice at the other end of the phone at 3:00 a.m.  Student Affairs offers resources to help with a variety of concerns including academic success, life’s problems, and personal growth and development.

Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

  • Walk-in at Wardenburg or C4C Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM for immediate help
  • 24/7 support via phone consultation by calling 303-492-6766 at C4C or 303-492-5654 at Wardenburg
  • Individual Counseling is free for six sessions per academic year for full fee-paying students
  • Some Groups and Workshops are available free of charge
  • CAPS is committed to working with students to avoid pitfalls related to alcohol and drugs, and offers several services to address these issues.
  • Online, self-assessment tools provide an anonymous way to assess personal mental health needs.
  • Individual, Couples, & Group Therapy can help identify support strategies for life's challenges.
  • ADHD Treatment includes assessment and therapies for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Psychological Testing can help identify areas of concern and coping strategies.
  • Eating Disorder screenings and support are available for students with body image issues and disordered eating.

Office of Victim Assistance (OVA)

  • Counseling & Advocacy Staff provide free, confidential response services for students, faculty, staff and their significant others who experience traumatic, disturbing or disruptive life events. 
  • Resource Library offers videos, articles and referral information to help individuals understand and process disturbing life events.
  • Outreach is available to help individuals or groups process traumatic events.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program 

Free and confidential counseling is available for faculty and staff. Administrative Research Center (ARC) East Campus, A353  or call 303-492-3020.

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Regent Administrative Building
Suite 206
031 UCB
Boulder, CO, 80309-0031
Phone: (303) 492-9048
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