Counseling Resources

Counseling & Mental Health Center (CMHC) 512-471-3515

CMHC 24-Hour Crisis Line (24/7) 512-471-2255

  • Students are invited to call for support.

CMHC Diversity Coordinators Hold Drop-In Hours for Undergrad & Grad Students

  • Contact information for each Diversity Coordinator can be found on their website.

CMHC Identity Based Support/Discussion Groups (Drop-in Style; No Sign-up Required)

Multicultural Engagement Center: 512-232-2958, SAC 1.102

  • The MEC’s mission is to transform lives by providing diverse educational opportunities and support services for students in order to foster a more inclusive climate on campus.

Gender & Sexuality Center: Serving Women & LGBTQA Communities, 512-232-1831, SAC 2.112

  • The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is to provide opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQ communities through education, outreach, and advocacy.
  • Many resources, including the “I Support All LGBTQA+ People” sign, are now available online
  • GSC Publications & Resources to use and share

Student Veteran Services

  • Our campus is one of just a few to offer a full time Department of Veteran Affairs counselor on site, who specializes in counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, sleep problems, and anxiety. Our counselor also helps with VA healthcare enrollment, disability documentation for accommodations, and coordinating medical and mental health care at local VA facilities. VA Counselor Hours – M, W, TH, F: 8am-4pm & T: 8am-noon. To schedule an appointment, use the phone number below or stop by the office location below.

Phone: 512-232-2677

Location: SSB 4.772

24 Hour Veterans’ Crisis line: 1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Behavior Concerns Advice Line(BCAL) 512-232-5050

  • Just a reminder that the CARE Counselor does not replace the Behavior Concerns Advice Line. If you believe a student could be a danger to self or others, and you have not spoken with the student to give them resources, this is the number to call. It is ok to call this number even if you’ve given the student resources.

Campus Climate: to report a bias incident that you’ve experienced or observed on campus

Student Ombuds: 512-471-3825, SSB G1.404

  • The Student Ombuds office is here to listen to students’ concerns in a safe setting about life at the university and confidentially discuss interpersonal difficulties, university policies, university bureaucracy, and conflict resolution techniques.

Resources available to you as a UT staff member:

    • up to 6 free counseling sessions per year
  • Staff Ombuds – a confidential resource for dealing with work-related issues, off-the-record
  • Office for Inclusion and Equity – to file a complaint or read up on UT’s policies