**Current wait time between your 1st meeting at CAPS (the Initial Consultation) and when your assigned counselor contacts you to arrange your intake counseling session is averaging 12 days with a maximum wait of about 3 weeks. (as of 7/15/2024)

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. CAPS also offers 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.

Appointments are required for CAPS services

Currently-Registered WSU Students must 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).

Unsure if counseling is right for you? Need more information?

Currently-Registered WSU Students can consult with a CAPS counselor for a 15-minute Let's Talk meeting on Zoom.


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