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Health and Safety Resources

Northwestern offers a variety of resources to support your physical, mental and social well-being on campus.

Northwestern University Health Services

Northwestern University Health Services provides a range of care and services, including smoking cessation and confidential or anonymous HIV testing.

Visit NUHS online

Counseling and Psychological Services 

CAPS offers individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and psychiatric consultation free of charge to all full-time undergraduate, graduate and professional Northwestern students, who are assured of strict confidentiality. Services are offered in both Evanston and Chicago.

View services at CAPS

Safe Ride

Safe Ride is a service provided to members of the Northwestern community as a safe and free alternative to walking alone after dark. Safe Ride operates from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. seven days a week during the academic year when classes are in session, excluding summer session.

Learn more about Safe Ride