Support and Resources for Students

  • Crisis counseling options
    • 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. Additional crisis resources are available on the CAPS Crisis page.
    • MSU Health Care Psychiatry also offers services to the campus community. The clinic is located at 909 Wilson Road, Room B119. Call 517-353-3070 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Check with your insurance provider to confirm what services are covered under your plan.
    • Trauma Informed Workshop at CAPS If you would like to see if this group is the right fit for you, select schedule now:

  • Uwill | Crisis Resources for students
    • Support Webinar   now available on-demand:   Developing Resilience in the Wake of Tragedy 
  • Psychiatry options for students
    • CAPS Psychiatry 
    • For students enrolled in the MSU BCN student plan
      • Access virtual care visits for mental health through   Blue Cross Online Visits℠. Board-certified psychiatrists are available for a face-to-face, online visit from anywhere.
  • 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  at any time to see off-campus mental health care options. Filters by identity, practice area, insurance and other factors are also available.

  • Free wellness coaching is also available to students through the Health Promotion department. Wellness coaching provides students an opportunity to work with a certified wellness coach in a collaborative process to enhance strengths, establish appropriate action plans, get support when they struggle and celebrate successes. 
  • Department of Forestry tree experts will be offering a series of guided nature walks to help Spartans explore nature, find peace and continue to heal. For questions or more details, please call the Department of Forestry at (517) 355-0090 or email Lauren Noel.

  • The arts at MSU can help provide creative outlets for our emotions or help us recharge. Here is a list of resources and activities that support wellness, encourage mindfulness and allow us to take time out of our day to care for our full selves. Several Art and Wellness offerings are available free to students. 


Self-Guided Resources

Students can withdraw
 from the university for medical reasons, including mental health. For more information, visit