Resources and Support Wheels
Provides confidential medical care, testing for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, x-rays, medical exams, and emergency contraception. Provides a private space for a forensic medical exams by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), and provides patient education to students.
Nurse Advice Line: 512-475-6877
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.
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.
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
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 Victims Advocate Network (VAN) is a group of volunteers comprised of UT Faculty and Staff to serve staff, students, and visitors impacted by crime or other distressing events on campus. VAN is a 24/7 on-call network that responds at the request of UT police officers. VAN provides Mental Health First Aid and linkage to the appropriate campus or community resources for ongoing support. VAN is a confidential resource for students, but not for faculty and staff. You may contact the VAN by calling 512-232-9699.
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
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
Trained students offer peer-based support to students impacted by interpersonal violence. 512-471-6147
Other Campus Resources
Helps students during difficult and emergency situations. Coordinates remedies and academic flexibility for all students. Provides emergency funds, short-term/emergency shelter, resources/referrals, and coordination with other relevant departments. 512-471-5017
For assistance when there is a concern for an individuals' behavior. Offers a centralized resource that is available 24/7. Callers can remain anonymous. 512-232-5050
Administers the student conduct process for policy violations. 512-471-2841
Offers informal and restorative processes for resolution of appropriate cases involving employees. 512-471-6638
Volunteers will escort students safely to anywhere on-campus and close off-campus residencies. 512-232-9255