Psychological Services Learning Services Mason CARES Multicultural Services Mindfulness

Psychological Services

Our free psychological services include individual and group counseling, emergency services, faculty and staff consultation, and referral services.

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Learning Services

Our free learning services include academic skills workshops, academic counseling, academic skills videos, tutoring resources, and our Academic Skills Certificate Program.

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Every 13.7 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies by suicide.  Since 2007, Mason CARES has trained over 1,000 gatekeepers on how to have the difficult, but potentially life-saving conversation with friends in crises.

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Register for a free Mason CARES training today!

Multicultural Services

Our free multicultural services support our students of diverse backgrounds.

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Mindfulness Workshops teach you skills to live in the present moment, increasing your enjoyment in life by learning ways to cope with stress, deal with relationship challenges, and regulate your emotions.

Mindfulness workshops are open to all Mason students, no initial consultation at CAPS necessary. Each session has different content and you may attend one, many, or all. Registration preferred.



Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services!

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a wide range of free services to students, faculty, and staff.  Services are provided by a staff of professional clinical psychologists, social workers, counselors, learning specialists, and psychiatric providers.  CAPS individual and group counseling, workshops, and outreach programs are designed to enhance students’ personal experience and academic performance.  Click on the links below to learn more about our services.

CAPS Invites You to Take a Mental Health Screening

CAPS and GMU cannot link screenings to any one individual; your responses are neither monitored nor responded to.

In Crisis?

Emergency Contacts

    9-1-1 (Mason Police)
    (703) 527-4077 (CrisisLink)
    1-800-273-8255 (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)
    1-877-838-2838 (Veterans' Crisis Hotline)

Non-Emergency Contacts

    (703) 993-2380 (Counseling and Psychological Services)
    (703) 993-5376 (Office of Student Support)
    (703) 993-2810 (Mason Police)

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