CAPS provides short-term counseling, that is free and confidential, to enrolled students who may benefit from intermittent and/or brief psychotherapy. CAPS is not able to provide clinical services for faculty and staff members of the College.  Employees may seek assistance through Ithaca College's Employee Assistance Program.

Off-Campus Referral

Off-Campus Counseling Referrals

Find an off-campus therapist with Psychology Today.


Outreach and Education

Let's Talk

  • A drop-in service that offers informal, confidential consultations with a CAPS counselor at various locations around campus.


  • A mental health crisis prevention and intervention program offered by CAPS counselors. 

Same Day Crisis Services

Same Day Crisis Services

  • Emergencies requiring immediate attention may arise for students seeking our services. Same Day Crisis Services are available from 2:30-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Please call CAPS at 607-274-3136 to see if these services are appropriate for your circumstances.

Group Counseling

Group Therapy & Specialized Skills Groups

  • CAPS provides process, skills, and various themed groups and workshops available to students.

Individual Counseling

Individual Counseling

  • Any enrolled student can make an appointment for an initial visit with a counselor to assess clinical needs and recommendations and to identify appropriate resources.