Confidential Campus Resources
Provides counseling and advocacy services to give information about safety, legal, housing, academic, and medical options. Manages the Voices Against Violence Survivor Emergency Fund. Offers individual and group counseling services. Appointments: 512-471-3515 24/7 Crisis Line: 512-471-2255
Offers confidential brief counseling sessions, crisis intervention, and assessment and referrals for benefits-eligible employees. Available following any trauma or crisis experienced by an employee. Appointments: 512-471-3366 After-hours: 512-471-3399
Provides free legal consultations, referrals, and possible representation. Limitations: LSS cannot advise students in disputes against the University, or in issues between University community members. 512-471-7796
Provides a neutral, informal, and independent space for information about university resources and processes for student staff, and faculty. Provides a space to discuss interpersonal difficulties, university policies, university bureaucracy, and conflict resolution techniques. Help identify options and seek resolution. Ombuds is a confidential resource for students, but not for faculty and staff. For students and staff: 512-471-3825 For faculty: 512-471-5866
The Victims Advocate Network (VAN) is a program that supports UT employees, students, and visitors impacted by crime or other distressing events. VAN includes a 24/7 on-call network composed of trained volunteer advocates who respond at the request of UT police officers and provide Psychological First Aid and linkage to campus or community resources for ongoing support. Volunteers are a confidential resource for students, but not for faculty or staff. VAN also has a professional Victim's Services unit staffed by licensed Social Workers who are completely confidential in their responses. You may contact VAN by calling 512-232-9699.
CSR's Campus Open Recovery is a confidential 12-step meeting. These meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle.
The Domestic Violence Clinic provides legal services for victims of domestic violence with a with a variety of civil legal problems including custody, divorce, visitation, housing, consumer, public assistance, and procurement of protective orders. Visit the Domestic Violence Clinic website for more information.
Clinic students provide legal services directly or work closely with faculty members to represent clients during the preparation, trial, and appeal of cases in litigation or in law-related transactions and projects. Visit the Experiential Learning Clinics website for more information.
Trained professional staff who offer private support to students who have been impacted by interpersonal violence. Serves as an advocate and is available to answer questions, discuss reporting options, what to expect of an investigation, and assist with coordinating academic, financial and housing remedies. Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary. 512-232-2860
Trained students offer peer-based support to students impacted by interpersonal violence. 512-471-6147
D&A works with students with temporary and permanent disabilities (including medical conditions and mental health diagnoses) to ensure equal access to the UT experience. D&A coordinates several types of accommodations for students, including academic accommodations and campus housing accommodations. Other resources provided through D&A include student groups, organizations and scholarships.