CAPS is pleased to provide a wide range of services to assist the campus community including individual, couples, and group therapy, crisis intervention, psychiatric consultation, 24/7 phone counseling, outreach, consultation, relaxation room, and other resources. CAPS is located in Bell Tower East 1856. 

Hours and Location

  • CAPS is located in Bell Tower East 1856
  • Spring 2016 Regular Business Hours:
    • Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Information regarding potential faculty strike planned for 4/13/16 - 4/19/16:
  • CAPS will remain open during regular business hours for crisis intervention services on a walk-in basis only.
  • 24/7 Phone Counseling will be available by calling 805-437-2088.
  • The Relaxation Room and the Egg Chair will still be available.
  • No other individual therapy, group counseling, or outreach activities will be available during this time.
  • For additional information please contact Dr. Kirsten Olson, Director of Counseling and Health Services, at or call 805-437-3784.


  • Spring Group Counseling schedule is now available! Please check out the Group Counseling page for details and submit your interest form.
  • CAPS now has a Relaxation Room with the famous Egg Chair.