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.
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.
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.
The Resilience Lab: research-based courses and workshops around resilience development normalizing failure and acknowledging the wide range of hardships all of us face.
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.
Undergraduate ECE Tutoring: The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers drop-in tutoring for a selection of EE undergraduate classes.
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.
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.
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Any Hungry Husky: resources for students grappling with food insecurity
Student Legal Services: confidential legal advice and representation to students.
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.
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.
The Student Veteran Benefits: office manages benefits and payments for veterans and dependents.
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.