UW Resources


SafeCampus is the central reporting office if you are concerned for yourself or a friend. We have trained specialists who will take your call, connect you with resources, and put safety measures in place to reduce the chances of violence occurring. We are available 24/7.

UW Police Department (UWPD)

  • Emergency calls: 911
  • Non-emergency calls: 206-685-UWPD (206-685-8973)
  • police.uw.edu

Provides emergency response to violent incidents and direct threats of harm to persons or property. The UWPD also provides Crime Prevention services designed to assist in identifying problems and intervening to prevent violence.

Health and Wellness Student Care Program

Health and Wellness is a starting point for students in distress and in need of multiple levels of support.

UWPD Victim Advocate (available to UW community)

The Victim Advocate works with faculty, staff, and students on a variety of safety concerns, including dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. She provides planning for personal safety and information about resources, protection orders, reporting options, and navigating the criminal justice system.

Health and Wellness Advocate (available to UW students)

The H&W Advocate works with students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. The H&W Advocate meets with students to offer support and guide them through their rights, options, and resources.

UW Counseling Center (available to UW students)

The UW Counseling Center supports students in all aspects of their development, providing personal and career counseling, study skills assistance, and other services to those currently enrolled. The Center is ready to respond to students in crisis situations. Consultations with faculty, staff, and parents who have concerns about a student are also available.

Hall Health Mental Health Clinic (available to UW students)

Hall Health Mental Health Clinic provides mental health services to students including individual and group therapy; medication evaluation and management; crisis intervention and support, as well as referrals when appropriate to other campus or community resources.

UW Office of the Ombud

Welcome to the Office of the Ombud. We serve the entire University of Washington community by providing a collaborative and confidential environment to discuss your situation, consider options, and develop a plan for the future.

UW Human Resources Consultants (available to faculty and staff)

Your department’s assigned HR Consultant can help you with information about leave eligibility use, planning time away from work for legal reasons etc.

UW CareLink (available to benefits-eligible faculty and staff)

The UW CareLink program offers short-term confidential counseling services for faculty and staff at no cost. Master’s-level counselors are available to take your call, any time day or night.

Bias Reporting Tools

Multiple outlets exist for campus stakeholders to report incidents of bias or violations of UW policies for non-discrimination.