Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Resources for Faculty and Staff

CAPS is committed to helping our campus partners with consultation on mental health topics during business hours (M-F, 8AM-5PM) at (909) 869-3220 or by email at Due to the confidential nature of clinical care provided at CAPS, identifiable personal information will not be shared over email or phone. Please refer to our Crisis Support  if you are concerned about a student's emotional wellbeing. Please dial 911 or call University Police at (909) 869-3220, if you believe a student is in need of emergency response.

Case Managers at the Care Center review concerns raised by members of the university community to proactively respond to students who have displayed patterns of behavior that may impact their academic success, including but not limited to threats, repeated suicidal behavior, violent actions, or other disruptive behaviors of concern. If you would like to make a report regarding an ongoing concern about a student or a concerning incident please complete the Students of Concern Referral Form.

Survivor Advocacy Services provides confidential support, prevention education, and promote advocacy for individuals impacted by sexual violence, dating/domestic abuse and stalking in the Cal Poly Pomona community.

Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OEIC) oversees compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations and manages training on sexual harassment prevention, diversity, EEO laws, and search committee procedures in recruitments. Cal Poly Pomona strongly supports and encourages prompt reporting of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. Reporting provides resources to victims and contributes to keeping the campus safe. To make a report, please come the Title IX Reporting Form.

Ombuds Office offers confidential, neutral, independent, and informal assistance in resolving your issues, problems, or concerns. The Ombuds office serves all members of the Cal Poly Pomona campus including students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Communication with the Ombuds Office does not constitute notice to the University.

University Police is a full-service, sworn police agency that operates 24 hours a day, year round.  The department provides law enforcement, emergency response, conducts criminal investigations, offers crime prevention and educational programs, support for special events and a range of other services.

For a guide to helping a student in immediate distress, see our Crisis Assistance for Faculty/Staff page. This guide has been designed for situations in which you are currently with a student whom you believe may need further support.

For more detailed information see Suicide Prevention for Faculty/Staff.

CAPS counselors are available for consultation anytime during business hours (M-F, 8AM-5PM) at (909) 869-3220. Feel free to give us a call.

To request an outreach presentation we invite you to visit our Outreach page.

A resource available for all CPP employees needing help for themselves or a family member is the CPPLifeMatters program available at 800-367-7474. The program provides consultation, referrals, and short term therapy.

Mental health services may be covered by your medical insurance. Call the number on your insurance card to inquire about covered benefits and referrals to providers covered by your plan.