If you schedule a SSC appointment and need to cancel, please email CAPS@oregonstate.edu. This allows us to offer the appointment to another student.
CAPS Single Session Clinics (SSC) are normally located in the MU. Visits are by appointment only. Click here to schedule. Please read your confirmation, which will provide the location of your appointment in the MU.
Meet with a counselor for a one-time only session to discuss a current problem or concern. The counselor will help you clarify your problem and work with you to develop skills and strategies to create a personalized action plan.
Visit the Single Session Clinic (SSC) if you...
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What if I’m in crisis and need to be seen today?
If this is urgent and you are worried about your safety, someone else’s safety, and/or losing the ability to function, come to CAPS on the 5th floor of Snell Hall. No need to schedule an appointment! Drop-in hours are Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm. For urgent after-hours telephone support: 541-737-2131, select option 1. SSC does not offer crisis counseling.
What happens at Single Session Clinic appointment?
You will meet with a counselor for 45 minutes who will offer supportive suggestions and resources. You will work together to develop skills and strategies to help you address your concern. You will leave with a personalized action plan.
Are my visits confidential?
All visits at both the CAPS Single Session Clinic and our main office on the 5th floor of Snell Hall are confidential and are never reported on a student’s official university record.
What if I have used the SSC in the past? Can I come back to work on a different issue?
Yes you can! The SSC counselor will help you solve your problem and may refer you to CAPS if they believe you would benefit from ongoing counseling.