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Engineering: Current Undergraduate Students

Counseling & Pyschological Services (CAPS)

University Health Center
15th & U Street
Room 213
Phone: (402)472-7450

Counseling and Psychological Services provides individual, group and relationship counseling. Walk-in and after-hours assistance is available for urgent concerns. In addition, CAPS psychiatrists can prescribe medications if needed. Special workshops and support groups that help you relax, gain assertiveness skills, manage the demands of school and children, improve body image, complete theses and dissertations, manage anger, and handle other issues of concern.

The first three counseling visits are at no charge for any student during their enrollment at UNL. However, charges begin with the fourth visit and are based on an hourly rate. There is a charge for visits with a the CAPS psychiatrists. Remember, most of CAPS services are offered at rates below community rates, and insurance may cover your counseling visit depending upon your insurance plan. Visit the CAPS website at

Examples of psychological counseling and educational services provided by CAPS are:

  • anxiety and depression
  • managing life skills
  • relationship difficulties
  • eating disorders
  • sexuality concerns
  • communication skills
  • homesickness
  • time management
  • diversity concerns
  • other personal concerns