Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS assists students in increasing self-awareness, addressing mental health and emotional concerns, and making positive changes in their lives.

Schedule an Appointment

CAPS  offers a wide range of services to support your emotional well-being. Call (817)272-3671 to schedule an in-person or telehealth counseling visit or phone consultation, or (817) 272- 2771 to schedule a telehealth psychiatry visit. 

Schedule A Consultation

CAPS offers brief, supportive phone consultations as a way for you to access goal-directed support and resources. Appointments are regularly available within 1-2 business days.

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University of Texas at Arlington students have FREE, 24/7 access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform from TimelyCare, designed for college students.

Current UTA students do not need insurance to access TimelyCare. TimelyCare telehealth services can be accessed 365 days a year, from anywhere in the United States. That means you have access during breaks, after-hours, and any time you need support! Visit, enter your official UTA email address to get started. If you need accommodations to participate, please contact

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Emergency Procedures

If in crisis, call MAVS TALK 24-hour crisis line to speak with a counselor available 24/7: (817) 272-TALK (8255). To schedule a crisis telehealth visit during CAPS business hours call 817-272-3671. In the case of emergency, contact 911 or go to your nearest ER.

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JED Campus Program

JED Campus is the signature program of the JED Foundation focused on protecting and promoting emotional well-being among college students. UTA is proud to be honored with this distinction.

Mental Health Resources

COVID-19 resources + campus and local resources are available to support your mental health
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CAPS Student Stories

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Reza Ghoddoosian

The CAPS program here at UTA has been the most influential resource during my college journey.

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Sarah Kim

My most memorable experience was meeting my best friend, Cat, our first month as freshmen. She's made my college experience so much more meaningful.

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Ayleanna Westbrooks

I am a Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Ambassador, and my duty is to promote mental health and the services we offer here on campus.

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Daniel Luna

Thanks to UTA I now have gained friends with who I know I will be friends with for a lifetime

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Andrew Arias

CAPS has opened so many other doors for me and I have learned so much about mental health.

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Katina Shuey

I have been impressed with just how much the Social Work professors care and are engaged with encouraging student.

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