Michigan State University counseling resources available for students, faculty, staff

Published: Feb. 16, 2023 at 2:36 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 17, 2023 at 5:46 PM EST
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State University continues to make support resources available for students, staff, and faculty that include transportation and counseling.

Below is an updated list of services available for crisis counseling locations (updatedFeb. 17)

CAPS services for students will be located at Olin Health Center with Drop-Ins available until 4:30 pm.

The Mobile VA Vet Center will provide drop-in counseling for veteran students , staff and faculty February 15–18.

To assist with transportation needs, Current CATA schedules are available online here.

Uwill crisis resources for students:

  • 1-1 Support: Teletherapy: Through a partnership with Uwill, students receive free immediate access to teletherapy with a therapist of their choice. Students are able to select a therapist based on their preferences, with day, night and weekend availability. Create a profile with your MSU Net ID email and book your first session in just minutes.
  • Drop-in Sessions: Drop-in Crisis Sessions for Students, Faculty & Staff: Three Uwill drop-in crisis sessions that do not require registration and can be joined via Zoom link are available at the following times: Friday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Spartan Resilience Training Program Reflect and Connect Sessions for MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students.

In response to the February 13 shooting on campus, the Spartan Resilience Training Program is offering several reflect and connect sessions for MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students. Click here to register for a time that works for you.

24/7 virtual crisis counseling is available. Students can call CAPS at (517) 355-8270 and press “1″ at the prompt to speak with a crisis counselor any time.

ThrivingCampus has updated their system so that users can filter for community providers who are available to offer crisis services to the MSU community. Students, staff, faculty, families and community members can access the website at msu.thrivingcampus.com at any time to see off-campus mental health care options. Filters by identity, practice area, insurance and other factors are also available.

Additional crisis resources are available on our Crisis page.

Student Health Services appointments at Olin Health Center will resume as scheduled beginning at February 16.

Self-guided resources, such as soothing breathing techniques, progressive muscle relaxation and others are available on the CAPS Resources page.

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