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Support Resources

General Resources

Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line (BCCAL) 


  • Service that provides faculty, students and staff an opportunity to discuss their concerns about behavior of student or co-worker, as well as questions about COVID-19. 

 Compliance and Ethics Hotline 


  • Receives reports regarding incidents that are potentially unlawful or against policy. Phone:  English 877-507-7321; Español 800-216-1288 

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) 


  • Works with a broad range of student, faculty, staff, and community constituents to help The University of Texas at Austin connect its intellectual resources to communities across Texas and offer education to those who may face the greatest challenges in accessing it. The Division focuses on four core pillars: campus culture, community engagement, education pipeline, and research. 

Title IX Office 


  • Committed to supporting the University’s mission to create and maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of gender discrimination, sexual harassment, exploitation and intimidation.  

University of Texas at Austin Police Department 


  • Phone: Emergency – 911; Main – 512-471-9111 

University Ombuds Offices 


  • Assure that every voice in complex institutional systems can be heard and that every problem can receive an impartial review. Available for students, staff, and faculty. 


Student Resources


Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) 

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line (24/7) 512-471-2255  

Health & Wellness 

Counselors in Academic Residence Program (CARE) 


  • The university’s Counseling and Mental Health Center program, created in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, to provide access to mental health support for students who are struggling emotionally and/or academically.  

Center for Students in Recovery 


  • Provides a supportive community where students in recovery and in hope of recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience free from alcohol and other drugs. 

Counseling & Mental Health Center (CMHC)  


  • Individual walk-in support M-F, 8-5pm at the SSB on the 5th floor or by phone 
  • Group therapy, also available, including identity-based and thematic support groups as well as skill-building groups. 
  • Voices Against Violence  


  • Address issues of interpersonal violence, such as sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. VAV aims to provide the campus with tools to identify and interrupt interpersonal violence, support survivors, and build a campus that values and promotes healthy relationships and consent.  

Office of the Dean of Students 


  • Includes eight specialized units: Leadership and Ethics Institute, Legal Services for Students, Legislative Student Organizations, Sorority and Fraternity Life, Student Activities, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, Student Emergency Services, and Student Veteran Services.  

Gender & Sexuality Center: Serving Women & LGBTQIA+ Communities  


  • Provides opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. 

Multicultural Engagement Center 


  • Educates and empowers students to be leaders and agents of social change. Through activities and education, the MEC transforms lives by providing diverse educational opportunities and support services for students. 

Services for Students with Disabilities 


  • Determines eligibility and helps implement reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities, while also engaging in outreach across UT Austin in order to make the campus a more inclusive, accessible and welcoming campus.  

Student Emergency Services 


  • Helps students and their families during difficult or emergency situations. Assistance includes outreach, advocacy, intervention, support, and referrals to relevant campus and community resources. Please note, our office does not provide counseling services. 

Texas Global, International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)  


  • Provides services to international students and scholars and supports departments and colleges in hiring international researchers and faculty.  

University Health Services 


  • Call the free 24/7 Nurse Advice Line (512-475-6877)
    Free service for UT Students. Call the Nurse Advice Line for advice on how to schedule an appointment or forensic exam related to sexual assault, care for an illness or injury, or for guidance about when to see a healthcare provider.  
  • Call the free 24/7 SAFE Alliance Hotline (512-267-7223)  

Free service for UT students. Students can access a free sexual assault forensic exam through a partnership with SAFE Alliance to collect evidence in addition to a  physical exam. 

Academic Departments & Centers 

Employee Resources

Employee Assistance Program 


  • Provides brief counseling and consultation services, crisis intervention, assessment and referral, educational and training programs, and supervisory consultation. We strive to provide an inclusive, supportive environment for all of our clients and seek feedback from our clients and our UT community partners in order to continually examine our insight and practices.  

Office for Inclusion and Equity 


  • Promotes and advances a diverse, equitable, and supportive campus culture through its commitment to fulfilling the spirit of equal opportunity laws and policies, as well as building awareness within the university community.  

 University Resource Groups 


  • Provide an organized voice on campus for diverse communities within The University of Texas at Austin. The URGs not only provide a way to communicate the needs of these diverse groups to the campus community, but also celebrate the voices, identities, experiences, and talents of the groups. The URGs also provide leadership training and other professional development, community service opportunities, and celebrations such as an annual potluck for all faculty and staff. 
  • Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association: https://sites.utexas.edu/aaafsa/ 

Vice Provost for Diversity Office 


  • Engage in meaningful discussion, take into account a multitude of perspectives, and collaboratively work with campus partners to reach these objectives: Attract, Recruit, and Employ a Diverse Faculty; Retain, Develop, and Promote a Diverse Faculty; Establish an Equitable and Inclusive Climate; Support Innovative and Diverse Scholarship, Teaching, and Service 

University Policies 


Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities  


Handbook of Operating Procedures