Center for Equity and Inclusion

Support Resources


24/7 Crisis Line 512-471-2255, Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC)

24/7 Nurse Advice Line 512-475-6877, University Health Services (UHS)

24/7 SAFE Alliance Hotline 512-267-7223, free sexual assault forensic exam (UHS)

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.

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.

General Health Resources

University Health Services

Call the free 24/7 Nurse Advice Line (512-475-6877)

Free service for UT Students. 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.

Mental Health Resources

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.

Counselors in Academic Residence Program (CARE) 

Sexual and Relationship Issues Resources

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.

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Disability and Access

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.

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.

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 Policies: Students

Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities  

Chapter 6: Student Organizations, Appendix C of the Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities

Chapter 11: Student Discipline and Conduct located in Appendix C of the Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities

Chapter 13: Speech, Expression and Assembly, Appendix C of the Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities, particularly Subchapter 13-200, Section 13-204 on Harassment


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.

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:

Black Faculty Staff Association (BFSA):

Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HFSA):

Military and Veterans Faculty and Staff Association (MVFSA): 

Pride and Equity Faculty Staff Association (PEFSA):

Vice Provost for Diversity Office 

Engage in meaningful discussion, consider 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: Employees

Handbook of Operating Procedures 

Nondiscrimination Policy, Policy 3-3020 in the Handbook of Operating Procedures

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy, Policy 3-3030 in the Handbook of Operating Procedures

Consensual Relationships, Policy 3-3050 in the Handbook of Operating Procedures

Disability Accommodations for Applicants and Employees, Policy 3-3010 in the Handbook of Operating Procedures

Policies and Procedures for Discipline and Dismissal and Grievances of Employees, Policy 5-2420 in the Handbook of Operating Procedures

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

Confliction Resolution

Can meditate departmental, workplace, and academic issues by providing staff access to formal and informal options.

Department of Investigation and Adjudication

Investigates allegations of discrimination, harassment, and other prohibited conducted. These claims can involve students, faculty, staff, contractors, applicants, visitors, and other members of the university community.

Lactation/Quiet Room Locations

Available for students, staff, and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin who are nursing parents or who request rest for medical reasons to non-contagious conditions.

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.

Sexual and Relationship Issues Resources

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.

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

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.

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.

Academic Departments & Centers

African and African Diaspora Studies Department

Center for Asian American Studies

Center for the Study of Race and Democracy 

Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

LGBTQ Studies

Native American and Indigenous Studies