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For Faculty and Staff

How can CAPS help?

This website provides information that may help in recognizing and responding to students in distress and making appropriate referrals. For comments or other questions, please contact Counseling and Psychological Services at 801.422.3035.

Faculty, TAs, and staff will often be the first to encounter a student who is in distress. Encouraging and helping the student to seek assistance with the appropriate campus and community resources is important. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within Student Development Services, is a readily accessible point of contact for faculty, staff and students who are concerned about a distressed student.

To Contact CAPS during regular business hours:

  • Call: 801.422.3035
  • Walk-in services: 8:00am-4:15pm (depending on counselor availability),1500 Wilkinson Student Center, Brigham Young University

Counselors are available during regular business hours to consult about students, provide referrals to campus departments, develop action plans, and follow up as appropriate.

Our regularly scheduled walk-in crisis services are available from 8:00am to 4:15pm (depending on counselor availability). CAPS also provides after-hours phone consultation for faculty, staff and students (call 801.422.3035 and follow the recorded instructions)

If there is a potential for danger to self/others or immediate attention is needed, call Campus Police (911 or 801.422.2222).




What to do in a crisis?