Living Well

Thurgood Marshall College and UC San Diego offer multiple services and programs to help students manage all aspects of personal wellness.

On-Campus Resources

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provides individual, couple, group, and family psychotherapy to registered UC San Diego students. You may seek counseling for a variety of issues, such as: 

  • adjusting to college
  • depression 
  • sexual identity
  • relationship problems
  • stress management
  • eating disorders
  • test anxiety
  • alcohol or substance use

Online, you can find a list of CAPS staff members containing information about education, clinical specialties, affiliations, and office locations. When making an appointment, you may request a specific therapist on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or location, but it may mean a longer wait until an appointment becomes available.

To schedule a no-cost, confidential appointment with CAPS, call (858) 534-3755 or visit:

UC San Diego Wellness Center is a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to student wellness providing services that address the physical, intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs of students. For mor information, visit the UC San Diego Student Health & Well-being website. 

Know a student having a hard time?

Have you noticed:

  • Concerning eating habits or sleep patterns?
  • Increased worry, irritability, or agitation?
  • Increased sadness, mood swings, or hopelessness?
  • Increased alcohol or substance use?

If so, let someone know.  Talk to an RA, a Marshall College Staff Member, or contact CAPS.

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