Mental Health Resources
Coping, Self-Care, Stress, Anxiety, and Isolation
Online Community Support Groups
There are several virtual support groups helping people to connect with each other about mental health topics. Learn more
Options for Professional Help
Purdue Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is providing teletherapy services as well as resources to assist students in locating additional services.
- Adjusting to the new normal
- Coping with grief during COVID-19
- How to talk to professors about personal matters
Additional information about teletherapy, including teletherapy services offered by local mental health providers, can be found here.
Campus and Community Resources
Critical Need Fund
The Critical Need Fund is administered by the Office of the Dean of Students to help ensure that Purdue University students have access to the support and resources they need to successfully recover from unexpected financial crises and stay on track academically.
Students impacted by disruptions related to COVID-19 can apply for funds to assist with:
- Transportation costs
- Emergency housing
- Replacement of essential belongings
ACE Campus Food Pantry
Virtual Student Life Programs
Visit the Virtual Student Life page to find out more about virtual Recwell programs, teletherapy through CAPS, webinars to help with time management skills from the Academic Success Center, and more!
Student of Concern Reporting
The Office of the Dean of Students has staff available to assist and support students. If you are concerned about a student, you can file a Student of Concern Report and a staff member from the Office of the Dean of Students will provide outreach to the person you are concerned about.
COVID-19 Campus Information
The Purdue COVID-19 Information Center, 765-496-INFO (4636) or toll-free 1-833-571-1043, is staffed by university employees from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer student, parent, faculty and staff questions. When you call, you will be given several options (housing, financial aid, etc.) to select from to ensure you are connected with the person best suited to answer your inquiry.