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University Resources

Teaching and Learning

Center for Teaching and Learning:
  • The Center for Teaching and Learning explores teaching style, subject matter, and creativity to help power innovations in higher education.
Office of the Provost:
  • The Office of the Provost coordinates the academic mission of the university, manages the academic experience for students, and implements policies and procedures related to faculty and administration.
Sanger Learning Center:
  • The Sanger Learning Center provides one-on-one assistance (such as peer academic coaching and tutoring) and group support (such as workshops and study sessions).
Public Speaking Center:
  • The Public Speaking Center helps students plan or practice their presentations with a supportive public speaking consultant.
University Writing Center:
  • The University Writing Center provides one-on-one consultation for student writers.

Health and Wellness

University Health Services:
  • University Health Services (UHS) provides medical care and patient education to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students as well as public health leadership for the campus.
Counseling and Mental Health Center:
  • The 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.
Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE):
  • The Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) program is made up of licensed mental health professionals who work with students in the colleges they serve. Their mission is to provide access to mental health support for students who are struggling emotionally and/or academically.
Center for Students in Recovery (CSR):
  • The Center for Students in Recovery (CSR) provides a supportive community where students in recovery and in hope of recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience free from alcohol and other drugs.
Wellness Network:
  • The Wellness Network is a campus-wide coalition committed to assessing and addressing the health and wellness needs of students, faculty, and staff at the university.
  • BeVocal is a university-wide initiative to promote the idea that individual Longhorns have the power to prevent high-risk behavior and harm. Their hope is that the reinforcement of bystander intervention through numerous partners will increase the odds that UT faculty, staff, and students will intervene to prevent harm and will create a culture of caring for one another's well-being.
Voices Against Violence (VAV):
  • Voices Against Violence (VAV) offers comprehensive violence prevention and response programs.

Belonging and Access

Division of Campus and Community
  • The Division of Campus and Community Engagement is a national model for integrating access and belonging into the University’s core mission. It works with a broad range of students, faculty, staff and community constituents to help The University of Texas at Austin connect its intellectual resources to communities across Texas and offer education to those who may face the most significant challenges in accessing it. The Division focuses on four core pillars: student success, campus engagement, community engagement, and advancing access and belonging.
Disability and Access:
  • Disability and Access ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations.
Women's Community Center:
  • The mission of the Women’s Community Center (WCC) is to be a place for Longhorns of all genders to connect, find resources, and get support around experiences of intersectionality, community, and gender solidarity. The WCC functions as a central hub, providing personalized guidance to individual students and student organizations. It serves as a welcoming space for students to connect, fostering a sense of community on campus.
Title IX:
  • The Title IX office supports the university’s mission to create and maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, exploitation, and intimidation where all students, faculty, and staff can learn, work, and thrive.

General Support

Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL): 512-232-5050,
  • The Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL) provides advice and support about the behavior of someone connected to UT Austin. Our staff discusses options and strategies, provides referrals, and intervenes as needed.
Student Emergency Services (includes food pantry and career closet):
  • Through individualized consultation, Student Emergency Services in the Office of the Dean of Students provides assistance, intervention, and referrals to support students navigating challenging or unexpected issues that impact their well-being and academic success. Programs include the UT Outpost food pantry and career closest and Interpersonal Violence Peer Support.
Student/Staff Ombuds Services:
  • The ombuds provides a confidential environment for students and staff to voice concerns related to life at the university. The office provides information and referrals, explores options related to university policies and procedures, and coaches conflict resolution techniques.
Faculty Ombuds Services:
  • The Faculty Ombuds Office provides faculty with a prompt and professional way to resolve conflicts, disputes, or complaints beyond turning to their supervisors.
Employee Assistance Program:
  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) strives to transform lives to improve personal and organization effectiveness for the benefit of the entire UT community.

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