Personal Wellness

Mental, physical and emotional wellness is of paramount importance for the health of your personal and academic lives.

  • Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) - provides counseling, psychiatric, consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students' academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.
    • CMHC Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 512-471-2255
    • CARE Counseling – Offers short-term counseling and mental health consultation, workshops and outreach, and assistance in connecting to resources on and off campus in an accessible academic setting.
    • CMHC Groups, Classes, & Workshops – Free groups, classes, and workshops that facilitate self-improvement and the alleviation of suffering. Topics: tobacco cessation, mindful eating, coping with anxiety, dissertation support and more.
    • MindBody Labs – Learn how to improve your emotional and physical health with relaxation techniques, meditation, guided imagery and more.

Safety and Emergency Support

  • Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL) - Worried about a student in your class, bothered that your roommate has been acting differently, or concerned about the behavior of a co-worker? Do you have concerns but are not sure what to do? Contact BCAL.
  • Student Emergency Fund – Provides limited emergency financial support to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship.
  • Student Emergency Services – Helps students and their families during difficult or emergency situations. Assistance includes outreach, advocacy, intervention, support, and referrals to relevant campus and community resources.
  • Voices Against Violence – Provides support and empowerment to survivors of interpersonal violence. Offers comprehensive violence prevention and response programs.

Diversity, Identity, Inclusivity

  • Campus Climate Response Team – Committed to addressing incidents of bias that impact our campus climate.
  • Diversity Coordinators – Clinicians who have specialized interests, training, knowledge, etc. for serving different populations. Provide outreach and mental health support for different communities on campus.
  • Gender and Sexuality Center – Provides opportunities for all members of UT Austin to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality.
  • Multicultural Engagement Center – Provides diverse educational opportunities and support services for students.
  • Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) – Determines eligibility and helps implement reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Provides outreach across campus to create a more inclusive, accessible and welcoming environment.
  • Voices Groups – Identity-based (Asian American, Black, International, Latinx, LGBTQ, Women of Color) drop-in discussion groups located on campus. Groups are free, confidential and no appointment is necessary.

Academic Help

  • PCL STEM Study Center – offers space, time, and support for meeting, studying and collaborating. Free tutoring is available.
  • Sanger Learning Center – UT Austin’s main resource for academic support. Free tutoring, help with study skills, help with public speaking and more are available.
  • University Writing Center – Provides one-on-one consultations for student writers.

Grievances and Academic Integrity Issues

  • Academic Integrity issues: Assistant Dean Mike Raney
  • Ombudsperson – Staffed by students, this office assists students in resolving problems, complaints, and concerns. The office operates independently of administrative authorities.
  • Dean of Students – Upholds the university's standards of student conduct and academic integrity through a fair and objective process

For grievance questions, please always begin by working with your instructor, then the department chair, and Associate Dean David Vanden Bout.