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Drop-In Services

Drop-in services at CAPS are available on a first-come first serve basis and are available:

Mondays: 9AM-12PM

Tuesdays-Thursdays: 10AM-12PM and 1PM-3PM

Fridays 9AM-3PM

Are you a UC Merced student who is ...

  • Thinking about a question or concern that would benefit from a brief consultation with a counselor?
  • Concerned about a friend or family member and would like information or advice?
  • Interested in a counselor’s perspective but hesitant to try out counseling?

If any of the above applies, CAPS has a program just for you! CAPS is offering a drop-in service that gives students a chance to stop by our office for a brief, confidential conversation with a professional counselor to receive consultation, support, advice, and/or referrals. Drop-in services are available Tuesdays from 3PM-4PM during the Spring 2019 semester.

Drop-in consultations are:



Please call the CAPS main office at (209)228-4266 if you need to talk with someone if you are having a crisis. Drop-in services are not set up to handle crisis situations. Read more about our crisis services for information.