**The current wait time between your first meeting at CAPS (an Initial Consultation) and when your assigned counselor contacts you to arrange your intake counseling session is averaging 6 days with a maximum wait of about 3 weeks (as of September 15, 2023).

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides free and confidential mental health assessment to make treatment recommendations, such as counseling, case management, and referrals to currently-registered Wayne State students.  We can also offer workshops, consultation, and outreach to the Wayne State community.  Our center is staffed with licensed professional counselors, psychologists, social workers, a psychiatrist, and graduate-level clinical trainees, and is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services.

How can you request CAPS services?

Currently-Registered WSU Students must Request & Schedule an Initial Consultation to see which of our services best meets their needs (link is active Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Before you make the trip to our office... most of our services can be accessed remotely from the convenience of your home or any private space using the Microsoft Teams app.

Learn More About CAPS TeleMental Health

Wayne State is an urban university with a diverse student body from 50 states and more than 70 countries. At CAPS, as with the rest of the university, diversity is valued, appreciated, and accepted.

Land Acknowledgement: Wayne State University rests on Waawiyaataanong, also referred to as Detroit, the ancestral and contemporary homeland of the Three Fires Confederacy. These sovereign lands were granted by the Ojibwe, Odawa, Potawatomi, and Wyandot nations, in 1807, through the Treaty of Detroit. Wayne State University affirms Indigenous sovereignty and honors all tribes with a connection to Detroit. With our Native neighbors, WSU can advance educational equity and promote a better future for the earth and all people.