UW Resources for Students

UW Counseling Center

The UW Counseling Center exists to support UW students in all aspects of their development. It provides personal counseling, career counseling, study skills assistance, and other services to currently-enrolled UW students. The Counseling Center also provides consultation to faculty, staff, and parents who have concerns about a student.


The Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Information Service (SARIS) is a confidential, free program for students who are victims/survivors of sexual assault or relationship violence and friends, family, and significant others seeking information about sexual assault and relationship violence. 206-685-HELP (685-4357) or saris@u.washington.edu.

Green Dot

Green Dot aims to prevent and reduce power-based violence at UW by engaging students as active bystanders who step in, speak up, and interrupt potential acts of violence. Quarterly bystander training sessions are offered for free.

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness is committed to holistic development and support of students and provides a variety of services to help students get the most out of their college experience.  Health and Wellness staff also work directly with students who may need a higher level of support and individual attention.  By providing consultation, assessment, and intervention services, Health and Wellness can assist students in times of need through direct service and/or referral.  Health and Wellness works with students, families, faculty and staff in difficult situations, when multiple services are needed, to provide a safe and supportive response. 206-543-2684 or livewell@u.washington.edu.

Hall Health Mental Health Clinic

Hall Health Mental Health Clinic Provides mental health services to students, faculty and staff, including assessments; individual, couple, family and group therapy; medication evaluation and management; and referrals when appropriate to other campus or community resources. 206-543-5030.

UW Police

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency Service Calls: 206-543-9331 / 206-685-8973
The UWPD provides:

  • Emergency response
  • Crime prevention services that identify problems and develop mitigation plans to avoid violence.
  • Workplace security reviews and assistance with developing safety plans.

UW Violence Prevention and Response Program

206-685-SAFE (206-685-7233)
The UW Violence Prevention and Response Program provides:

  • 24/7 Central reporting and consultation for non-urgent concerns about violence and violence prevention
  • Immediate risk mitigation recommendations and resources
  • Collaborative risk assessment and action plan creation
  • Follow-up monitoring of situations of concern
  • Violence prevention training for the campus community
  • Customized departmental training upon request

UW Human Resources

If you are a student employee you can contact your department’s assigned HR Consultant for assistance and advice on dealing with workplace behavior or performance concerns.

UW Alert

UW Alert is a University of Washington (UW) developed communications service that distributes official information during emergencies or crisis situations that may disrupt normal UW operation or threaten the health or safety of members of the UW community. Signing up for UW alert can help you know about and how to respond to an event in the most effective manner possible, as early as possible.


206-685-3146 - Operates Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. during autumn, winter and spring quarters. Shuttles transport students, faculty, and staff from campus to their destinations in three zones within one mile north, east, and west of campus. Passengers may ride free with a U-PASS.

Husky NightWalk

206-685-WALK (206-685-9255) - Call to have a UW security guard accompany you on foot to the nearest NightRide stop, or to any on-campus location; service is available every night of the week except holidays, 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

UW Women's Center

The UW Women's Center offers a safe space and point of contact for students and community members in addressing sensitive issues in their lives, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression and eating disorders. The UW Women's Center houses a large collection of resources that enable the staff to connect those in need with appropriate services. 206-685-1090.


If you or others may be in danger


206-685-SAFE (7233)
For advice and resources


206-685-WALK (9255)
UW safety guards
to walk with you

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