The Single Session Clinic is closed during summer. Please visit our COVID-19 webpage for information about accessing other CAPS services.


All Single Session Clinic appointments are being offered remotely using Zoom, through the duration of OSU's COVID-19 response. To schedule use the links below. Be sure to provide an accurate email address when scheduling, as you will be emailed instructions with forms and links to connect for your appointment.  Please note that SSC is closed during summer term.

Click here to schedule All Students

Click here to schedule Graduate Students

Click here to schedule Carlson College of Vet Med Students

If you schedule a SSC appointment and need to cancel, please email 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...

Visit counseling at CAPS (Snell Hall 5th floor) if you…

  • have a problem or concern and are interested in a single conversation with a professional who will work with you to create an action plan today
  • are NOT interested in ongoing counseling services
  • do NOT have a CAPS counselor currently
  • have been in counseling at CAPS in the past, but are currently only interested in a one-time session with a counselor to figure out a current problem
  • are in crisis and are struggling with one or more of the following:
    • Thoughts of suicide
    • Thoughts of harming others
    • Worried that someone’s life is in danger
  • have experienced a traumatic event that is affecting your daily functioning
  • are interested in:
    • Brief individual therapy
    • Group therapy
    • Relationship counseling
  • are currently receiving services from a CAPS counselor, but in crisis and need to be seen today
  • are needing a counselor to complete a form or write a letter for you
  • are concerned about a friend or family member and seeking some guidance on how to best handle the situation

Frequently Asked Questions:

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.