Services for Students Studying Remotely

If you are an enrolled MSU student taking classes online or abroad, or at a campus location other than East Lansing, here are some resources and services that are available for you:

  • CAPS Crisis Line (24/7/365): Students can call us at (517) 355-8270 and press “1” at the prompt to speak with a crisis counselor.

  • Referral Assistance is available. CAPS offers over-the-phone and virtual appointments to help connect students with counseling and psychiatric resources in their local community. To schedule an appointment, call (517) 355-8270 and ask to be connected with a referral specialist.

  • Psych Hub has an online video library covering many common mental health topics

  • There are several things you can try to relieve anxiety and stress for the short-term. See what works for you: What You Can Do Now
  • Take an online assessment. Online mental health screenings can help you understand the issues or concerns that you're experiencing.
  • International SOS emotional support services are available to education abroad participants and anyone traveling on MSU-sponsored international travel. Contact the International SOS 24/7 Assistance Center (+1-215-942-8478 or through their phone app) to connect with virtual counseling and psychological support in several different languages. More information is available on the Office of International Health and Safety website.