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Resources for Students

Resources for Students

Safety and Mental Health

Husky Health & Well-Being: a one-stop portal for many different resources related to peer health advocacy, safety, recreational classes, counseling services, and medical care.    

Counseling Center: offers multiple options for students seeking help coping with stress and mental health concerns.    |  206.543.1240

Hall Health: offers a wide range of medical and mental health services.   |

SafeCampus: a safe place to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself and others. They answer calls and emails Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., excluding UW holidays. Review their after-hours resources here   |     206.685.7233   | 

Crisis Connections: if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and needs urgent help, we are here for you. They are available 24/7.   |     1.866.427.4747

Crisis Text Line: if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis and are more comfortable with text rather than speaking with someone. They are available 24/7.

Text HOME to 741741

Alcohol Rehab Guide: offers available treatment options that will help you recover from alcoholism and get back to living a healthy life.

Academic Support

Disability Resources for Students: serves students with temporary or permanent physical, health, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities. DRS partners with students and faculty to establish accommodations, services and access to academic programs.  | 206.543.8924 (voice and relay)  |

The Resilience Lab: research-based courses and workshops around resilience development normalizing failure and acknowledging the wide range of hardships all of us face.      |

Academic Success Coach: if you are not sure why you’re struggling to meet academic goals, the Success Coach can help identify and overcome challenges to create a foundation for success in college.

Undergraduate ECE Tutoring: The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers drop-in tutoring for a selection of EE undergraduate classes. 

Financial Insecurity

UW Emergency Aid: assists students who are experiencing unexpected financial hardships that may disrupt their education or prevent them from earning their UW degree.

Short Term Loans: The Office of Student Financial Aid has short term loan funds available to students who are experiencing temporary cash flow issues.  |  206.543.6101  |

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards: supports UW undergraduate students in developing the skills and personal insights necessary to pursue scholarships appropriate to their goals.  |  206.543.4282   |

The UW Food Pantry: food assistance to students, staff, and faculty who for whatever reason are having a hard time with food access. Hall 210  |

Any Hungry Husky: resources for students grappling with food insecurity

Legal Resources

Student Legal Services: confidential legal advice and representation to students. | 206.543.6486   |

Office of the Ombud: helps individual members of the University community explore and assert their rights and interests within the University and improve the fairness and effectiveness of the University’s systems and operations.   |   206.543.6028    |

Title IX Coordinator: if you wish to raise a complaint or have questions about Title IX compliance and/or if you are experiencing discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity.  |  206.221.7932    |

Veteran Support

The Student Veteran Benefits: office manages benefits and payments for veterans and dependents.   |

The Student Veteran Life Office: an on-campus office, located in the HUB, that was created and is run by veterans for veterans.     

Lastly, we encourage everyone to be mindful of the self-care that can serve you well during finals week.

  • SLEEP… Real sleep, not in the lab or the library.
  • HYDRATE… Water before caffeine and sugars.
  • EAT… Focus on fresh foods, protein and veggies.
  • MOVE… Leave your computer, stretch, go for a walk or visit the IMA (open 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. during the week). Check website for current schedule.
  • COMMUNICATE… Talk to friends, family and classmates.
  • MODERATE… Take a break from alcohol, recreational substances and high-risk activities.