Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS Staff

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Limited Access Dec. 22

Patients with appointments scheduled for Dec. 22 before noon can only access Nebraska Medicine – University Health Center from Salt Creek Roadway and 14th Street due to the demolition of Pound and Cather Halls. Click here for a map showing the route to take the morning of your appointment.

Message About the Iran and Iraq Earthquake

The massive devastation that occurred by the earthquake along the Iran/Iraq border is saddening. We are thinking about the communities and families that have been impacted. If you would like support during this time, please contact us.

Message About the Recent Texas Shooting

We share with our students the profound feelings of shock and sadness following the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. If you need support, please contact us.

How to Use CAPS

If You Are Interested in Seeking Services Through CAPS:
  • Call (402) 472-7450 to schedule an appointment. The appointment will be scheduled ASAP. Assistance is available from Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If You Are Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis:
Have you experienced a personal, psychological or physical trauma recently? Has your level of distress increased significantly? Has someone asked you to come to CAPS or another mental health resource? Are you having thoughts or have you made a plan to hurt yourself or others? Has a friend, intimate partner or family member hurt you physically or emotionally?
  • Call (402) 472-7450, assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Our Services

Privacy and Confidentiality: All CAPS services are confidential. All records are accessible only to appropriate staff. Information is released only with the written consent of the client, except as guided by law. (Title IX Information)



Available Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To make your appointment, call (402) 472-7450
or stop by the University Health Center

Meet the CAPS Staff



Students who have paid current UNL student fees receive their first four counseling sessions for NO EXTRA CHARGE.

Talk to us. We can help.

We're here when you need someone to talk with, like when...

You feel alone and need help.

It seems you've lost control of your life.

You worry all the time and can't seem to find answers.

The way you feel is affecting your sleep, eating habits, studies, relationships or everyday life.

It's not getting any better.

We Help UNL Students With:

Grief and Trauma
Relationship Difficulties

Sexuality Concerns
Diversity Concerns
Social Justice Issues

Test Anxiety
Communication Deficits and Other Personal Concerns

Learn More About Mental Health:

CAPS Services

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where you can be comfortable searching for the information you need regarding emotional health.

CAPS Services

Half of Us offers a variety of mental health resources and aims to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues.