Welcome to the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)!

The Ithaca College Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) promotes and fosters the academic, personal, and interpersonal development of Ithaca College students by providing short-term individual, group, and relationship counseling, crisis intervention, educational programs to the campus community, and consultation for faculty, staff, parents, and students. Our team of licensed and licensed-eligible professionals value inclusivity and are dedicated to creating a diverse, accessible, and welcoming environment that is safe and comfortable for all those who we serve and with whom we interact.

To make an appointment: Call 607-274-3136 during business hours or stop by the center.

Business Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Individual Appointments

An initial consultation session with a counselor will assess clinical needs, recommendations, and to identify appropriate resources.

Group Therapy & Specialized Skills Groups

CAPS provides process, skills, and various themed groups and workshops.

Outreach and Education

Let's Talk: A drop-in service that offers informal, confidential consultations with a CAPS counselor at various locations around campus.

Pathways: A mental health crisis prevention & intervention program offered by CAPS counselors.

Off-Campus Counseling Referrals

Find an off-campus therapist with Psychology Today.

Crisis Resources


Same Day Crisis Services are Monday through Friday from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.


Any member of the IC community (parents, students, staff, or faculty) is encouraged to use the online ICare Report if they would like to access help for a student in distress. Please visit the ICare Team page for more information.

Office of Public Safety

If you have concerns about a student's immediate safety, call the Office of Public Safety at 607-274-3333.

Other Resources

Mental Health and Wellness Apps

Looking for a good way to support your mental health and wellness wherever you go? Check out our list of mental health and relaxation/mindfulness apps.

Mental Health Screening

How are you really feeling? Complete an anonymous, confidential brief screening to determine if you should connect with a mental health professional.

Center for Health Promotion

Visit IC's Center for Health Promotion for a great on-campus resource!