Resources for Students
Safety and Mental Health
Husky Health & Well-Being: a one-stop portal for many different resources related to peer health advocacy, safety, recreational classes, counseling services, and medical care.
Counseling Center: offers multiple options for students seeking help coping with stress and mental health concerns.
https://www.washington.edu/counseling/ | 206.543.1240
Hall Health: offers a wide range of medical and mental health services.
https://wellbeing.uw.edu/unit/hall-health/ | 206.543.5030 | email@example.com
SafeCampus: a safe place to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself and others. They answer calls and emails Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., excluding UW holidays. Review their after-hours resources here.
https://www.washington.edu/safecampus/ | 206.685.7233 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Crisis Connections: if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and needs urgent help, we are here for you. They are available 24/7.
https://www.crisisconnections.org/ | 1.866.427.4747
Crisis Text Line: if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and are more comfortable with text rather than speaking with someone. They are available 24/7.
Text HOME to 741741
Alcohol Rehab Guide: offers available treatment options that will help you recover from alcoholism and get back to living a healthy life.
Disability Resources for Students: serves students with temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities. DRS partners with students and faculty to establish accommodations, services and access to academic programs.
http://depts.washington.edu/uwdrs/ | 206.543.8924 (voice and relay) | email@example.com
The Resilience Lab: research-based courses and workshops around resilience development normalizing failure and acknowledging the wide range of hardships all of us face.
http://wellbeing.uw.edu/unit/resilience-lab/ | firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Success Coach: if you are not sure why you’re struggling to meet academic goals, the Success Coach can help identify and overcome challenges to create a foundation for success in college.
UW Emergency Aid: assists students who are experiencing unexpected financial hardships that may disrupt their education or prevent them from earning their UW degree.
Short Term Loans: The Office of Student Financial Aid has short term loan funds available to students who are experiencing temporary cash flow issues.
https://www.washington.edu/financialaid/types-of-aid/loans/short-term-loans/ | 206.543.6101 | email@example.com
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards: supports UW undergraduate students in developing the skills and personal insights necessary to pursue scholarships appropriate to their goals.
https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships | 206.543.4282 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The UW Food Pantry: food assistance to students, staff, and faculty who for whatever reason are having a hard time with food access.
https://www.washington.edu/anyhungryhusky/the-uw-food-pantry/ | Poplar Hall 210 | email@example.com
Any Hungry Husky: resources for students grappling with food insecurity
Food Security Grant: so students can have access to nutritious food and be able to concentrate on your studies instead of how you’ll get your next meal.
Student Legal Services: confidential legal advice and representation to students.
http://depts.washington.edu/slsuw/ | 206.543.6486 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of the Ombud: helps individual members of the University community explore and assert their rights and interests within the University and improve the fairness and effectiveness of the University’s systems and operations.
https://www.washington.edu/ombud/ | 206.543.6028 | email@example.com
Title IX Coordinator: if you wish to raise a complaint or have questions about Title IX compliance and/or if you are experiencing discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity.
https://www.washington.edu/compliance/titleix/ | 206.221.7932 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Student Veteran Benefits: office manages benefits and payments for veterans and dependents.
https://www.washington.edu/veterans/ | 206.543.6122 | email@example.com
The Student Veteran Life Office: an on-campus office, located in the HUB, that was created and is run by veterans for veterans.
https://depts.washington.edu/vetlife/ | 206.221.0830
Lastly, we encourage everyone to be mindful of the self-care that can serve you well during finals week.
- SLEEP… Real sleep, not in the lab or the library.
- HYDRATE… Water before caffeine and sugars.
- EAT… Focus on fresh foods, protein and veggies.
- MOVE… Leave your computer, stretch, go for a walk or visit the IMA (open 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. during the week). Check website for current schedule.
- COMMUNICATE… Talk to friends, family and classmates.
- MODERATE… Take a break from alcohol, recreational substances and high-risk activities.