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Counseling and Psychological Services

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Department Overview

Counseling & Psychological Services is closed for the summer and will re-open on Monday, August 28, at 8:30 AM.  If you are in crisis you can call CAPS On-Call at 610-328-7768, Public Safety at 610-328-8333, or 911 for immediate attention.
Additional CAPS services include:
  • Talkspace, available 24/7/365 worldwide, is an independent service, free of charge to students, providing live video sessions and asynchronous text, audio, and video messaging with a dedicated licensed therapist:
  • CAPS On Call, 24/7 On-Call Counselor can be reached at 610-328-7768. In case of emergency, call Public Safety at 610-328-8333 or dial 911


Welcome to Swarthmore College’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Our mission is to promote students' well-being within a safe and confidential environment through a range of psychological support and consultation services. We provide individual and group counseling, assessment, consultation, and referral services to the Swarthmore community.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

These values are at the core of our profession and the services we provide. The Counseling Center is dedicated to making our care accessible to all students, and our staff is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment that embraces the richness of our diverse community.