Counseling & Support

Campus Resources

Victim Advocacy
Center for Student Wellness

Victim advocates provide information, options and support for students who have experienced interpersonal violence. They educate and empower survivors to make their own choices.

201 S. 1460 East, Student Services Building, Room 328
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-7779

 Services  Cost Additional Information
Advocacy  Free
  • Referrals for academic adjustments,
    counseling support, medical services,
    financial resources, and more
  • Make an appointment

Visit the Victim Advocates

Center for Student Wellness

The Center for Student Wellness provides information, resources, and solutions for student wellness. 

Eccles Student Life Center
1836 Student Life Way, Suite 2100,
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
801-581-7776

 Services  Cost Additional Information
Bystander Intervention Training Free Select Dates
Condoms $2 for 20 condoms  
HIV-STD testing Free Select Dates
Wellness coaching

$15 for 4 sessions or $5 per session
First session is free

 

Visit the Center for Student Wellness

University Counseling Center

The University of Utah Counseling Center offers brief individual, couples, and group counseling, psychiatric medication services, and psychological assessment for eligible U students.* Individual counseling is generally limited to no more than 12 sessions per year.

201 S. 1460 East, Room 426, Student Services Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-6826

*All counseling services require an evaluation session (free) and are confidential. Clinical services are available to matriculated (degree-seeking) University of Utah undergraduate students enrolled for at least six credit hours and graduate students enrolled for at least three credit hours. Students under 18 years of age may need parental consent for services.

 Services  Cost Additional Information
 Individual counseling Intake session is free
$12 per session
  • Confidential 
  • Limit of 12 sessions per year
Group counseling $5 per session
  • Confidential 
  • Support and therapy groups
Couples counseling $30 per session
  • Confidential 
  • Open to married, unmarried, 
    and LGBT couples
Online Mental Health Screening Free
  • Self-evaluation
24/7 University Neuropsychiatric
Crisis Line: 801-587-3000
Free
  • Offers support over the phone
  • Offers face-to-face response from a mobile team

Visit the University Counseling Center website

Housing and Residential Education

Housing and Residential Education seeks to support the learning and development of all residents living on campus through the creation of an inclusive and safe living environment. Resident advisors and desk assistants are available 24/7 and are trained to address incidents of sexual misconduct, harassment, and other crises. If you feel unsafe in your residential space, please contact your resident advisor or the Housing Office for information.

24/7 Housing Assistance
Peterson Heritage Center: 801-587-2000
Marriott Honors Community: 801-587-8444
Lassonde Studios: 801-213-8700
 
Benchmark Plaza, Building 822, 5 Heritage Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Main office: 801-587-2002

University of Utah dept. of Public safety

The U's Department of Public Safety works to ensure a safe and secure environment on campus for students, faculty and staff.

1735 E. South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
For emergency services, dial 911
For non-emergency services, call 801-585-2677
 
 Services Additional Information
File a police report To make a report, call Public Safety Dispatch at 801-585-2677
Safety escorts / Motor assistance  The Patrol Division provides 24/7 coverage on campus

Visit the University Department of Public Safety website
Find your local law enforcement department

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
and Behavioral Health Coverage

For University of Utah employees enrolled in the Employee Health Care Plan and their dependents.

801-587-9319 | 800-926-9619

 Services  Cost Additional Information
Confidential counseling Free
  • No limit on EAP counseling sessions
Referrals Free
  • For financial and legal resources
  • Behavioral Health Networks

Visit the Employee Assistance Program and Behavioral Health Coverage website

Office of Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action/Title IX

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action/Title IX upholds university nondiscrimination policies and processes complaints of sexual misconduct.

201 Presidents Circle, Room 135,
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-8365

 Services Additional Information
Interim measures Regardless of whether a complaint is filed, measures may be taken to ensure safety, including housing adjustments, academic adjustments, and no-contact directives.
Consultation Provides consultation regarding issues of possible discrimination, sexual misconduct, harassment, or retaliation.
Investigations If a complaint is filed, an investigation will be conducted and may include interviews, evidentiary reviews, and/or a hearing. The office will issue a report of its findings to the appropriate administrator who will determine the extent of disciplinary action.
Trainings  Trainings are available for any university affiliates and cover a variety of topics, including sexual violence and discrimination.

Visit the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action/Title IX website
University interim measures and investigations

Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center provides educational and support services for women-identified individuals in order to advance social justice and gender equality on campus. Additionally, all members of the clinical team are 40-hour trained rape crisis advocates.

Ray Olpin Union
200 South Central Campus Dr., Room 411
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-8030

 Services  Cost Additional Information

Individual counseling

Couples counseling

Sliding scale*
  • Confidential
  • Feminist, multicultural approach
  • Open to all students (any gender identity and gender expression)
  • For university students, staff, and faculty

Support Groups:

  • Women of Color
  • Hand to Hand
  • Body Politics
  • LBQQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer, Questioning)
  • Sexual Assault
Sliding scale*
  • Confidential
  • Feminist, multicultural approach
  • Open to women-identified individuals
  • Open to campus and off-campus communities
  • Pre-group interview required

*Accommodations will be made for persons with financial need

Visit the Women’s Resource Center website

University of Utah
Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students is dedicated to being a resource to students through support, advocacy, involvement, and accountability. The office coordinates the student conduct administration processes, provides support for students facing challenges to their academic success and assists with the interpretation of university policy and regulations. Staff are ready to assist students, staff, faculty, family members, and community members with student-related questions, issues, and concerns.

The office also serves as a referral resource to other areas within the university and/or the Salt Lake community.

Office of the Dean of Students
200 S. Central Campus Drive, Room 270 
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-581-7066

 Services  Cost Additional Information
Behavioral intervention Free
  • Non-confidential 
  • Refer concerning behaviors regarding wellness or possible harm to self or others.
Interim Measures Free
  • Regardless of whether a complaint is filed, measures may be taken to ensure safety including housing adjustments, academic adjustments, and no-contact directives.
Public incident report Free
  • Non-confidential 
  • Share information about a possible violation of university policy.

Visit the Dean of Students Office website

Off-Campus Resources

This information is provided as a resource; the university neither screens nor
endorses these entities.

Rape Recovery Center

The Rape Recovery Center offers support to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, therapy and community education. Services also are available to families and friends of survivors, survivors with immigration concerns, and survivors with marginalized gender identities and sexual orientations.

Visit the Rape Recovery Center website

YWCA

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Visit the YWCA website
Visit the Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center website

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a community health center that provides information, education, support and reproductive health services.

Visit Planned Parenthood’s website