Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services’ mission is to provide mental health services to students that will facilitate and enhance their personal learning, emotional well-being and academic skills development. CAPS is committed to providing consultation to the FIU community affected by threatened or actual violence and promoting the ability to live a full, rich life.

Contact

MMC
SHC 270

305-348-2277(CAPS)

Hours of Operation

Mon - Tue / 8AM - 6:30PM
Wed - Fri / 8AM - 5PM

Same Day Consultation Hours

Mon - Thur / 10AM - 3PM
Fri / 11AM - 3PM

BBC
WUC 320

305-919-5305

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM

Same Day Consultation Hours

Mon - Fri / 8AM - 3PM

A 24-hour hotline is also available at 305-348-3000. If you are having an emergency after hours, please call our offices and PRESS 1 to speak with a counselor at our answering service.

Events

February
22
Eat. Love. Play.

The purpose of this event is to create awareness and educate FIU students on Eating Disorders, [...]

February
25
Eat. Love. Play.

The purpose of this event is to create awareness and educate FIU students on Eating Disorders, [...]

March
1
Gambling Awareness

The purpose of the Gambling Awareness event is to create awareness, during Problem [...]

March
3
Gambling Awareness

The purpose of the Gambling Awareness event is to create awareness, during Problem [...]

March
7
Alcohol and Drug Awareness

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness on Alcohol and Drugs and how [...]

March
9
Whiskey Business

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness on Alcohol and Drugs and how it is related [...]

March
28
Suicide Prevention Screening

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness on Suicide Prevention and [...]

March
30
Suicide Prevention Screening

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness on Suicide Prevention and [...]


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