"We are saddened and angered by the racist and discriminatory statements expressed on our campus. We respect and value all students and we stand firm against hate, racism and discrimination. To our Black students – you belong here, you are welcomed here, and we are committed to supporting you."
-From all of the Counseling and Psychological Services staff members

hate has no home here text with kent state logo


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CAPS is providing in-person and tele-counseling services.

Students can contact Counseling and Psychological Services at (330) 672-2487 to request a consultation with one of our clinicians.

As an enrolled Kent State University student, you may be eligible for six covered therapy sessions each academic year, if your services are provided by CAPS or Impact Student Assistance Program.


Counseling and Psychological Services is staffed by licensed counselors and psychologists. We support student success by providing high quality, personalized care to all KSU students and consultation to the university community. Please do not hesitate to call with any concerns you may have.


Students contact Counseling and Psychological Services for a variety of reasons, but typical concerns include academic difficulties, stress, anxiety, depression, questions regarding sexuality, feelings of loneliness, lack of self-confidence, interpersonal difficulties, and eating disorders.     

Need to talk with someone?
We are accepting new clients.
CAPS is providing in-person and tele-counseling services.
Tele-therapy is easy, convenient, confidential, and effective!
Students must have access to a laptop and wi-fi for video conferencing and privacy to talk.
Contact Counseling and Psychological Services at (330) 672-2487 to request a consultation with one of our clinicians.

Business Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

After hours support is available through a counseling center partnership. You may reach this support by calling our office at (330) 672-2487 and selecting option 3 to speak with a clinician.

For Help
  • Kent Campus students: To schedule an appointment, contact us at 330-672-2487.

  • Ohio Crisis Text Line: Text 4hope to 741741

  • Step Up and Speak Out: https://www.kent.edu/stepupspeakout

No Show Policy

It is the policy of Counseling and Psychological Services that students who fail to cancel a scheduled appointment 24 business hours prior to the appointment will be charged $20 on their Student Account.

Schedule An Appointment

  • Confidentiality


    Counseling and Psychological Services is dedicated to providing quality mental health services to the students of Kent State University, and our staff adhere to strict professional and legal standards of confidentiality that are essential in developing trust.

  • Alcohol and Drug Concerns

    Alcohol and Drug Concerns

    Services are available for students who are concerned about their alcohol and/or drug use.