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Counseling and Psychological Services

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Department Overview

CAPS opens February 10 for the Spring semester. The office is open via telephone M-F 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 610-328-8059. Clinical telehealth consultations are available beginning Feb. 10, 2021. Request an Appointment

Clinical services will be offered virtually. Services may vary depending on the state in which you reside. Please find more information on our services page.

  • 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 is available for consultation 24 hours a day (worldwide), every day of the year, at 610-328-7768. In case of emergency, contact 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.