Department of Sociology

Campus Health and Safety Resources

Title IX Office (512) 232-3992

Student Emergency Services (512) 471-5017 

  • Helps students and families during difficult or emergency situations
  • May provide limited emergency funds
  • Assists with academic or classroom issues
  • Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary

Office for Inclusion and Equity (512) 471-1849   

  • Investigates claims of discrimination regarding employment matters
  • Provides resolution of discrimination problems in the workplace
  • Provides educational training and educational initiatives for departments and units
  • Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary

Behavior Concerns Advice Line  (512) 232-5050   

  • Allows members of the University community to discuss their concerns about an individual’s behavior
  • Offers a centralized resource that is available 24 hours a day for anyone who is not sure how to help
  • Callers can remain anonymous

Campus Confidential Advocates (512) 471-5017 or (512) 232-6953    

  • Support programs for students who have been impacted by interpersonal violence
  • Serves as an advocate and available to answer questions, discuss reporting options, assist with accommodations.
  • Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary

Student Conduct and Academic Integrity (512) 471-2841 

  • Provides student conduct process for policy violations
  • Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary

Title IX Training and Investigations (512) 471-5017   

  • Investigates claims of discrimination regarding student matters
  • Provides referrals within the University and in the Austin area when necessary
  • Provides training to campus community on Title IX related matters

University of Texas Police Department (512) 471-4441   

  • File criminal reports (pseudonym is available to victims to shield identity in the police report)
  • Offers crime prevention presentations that include issues related to assault
  • Publishes crime statistics information
  • Teaches free Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes to any female University students, staff members, and faculty members
  • Resources for crime victims

Counseling and Mental Health Center (512) 471-3515 

  • Provides advocacy services to give information about safety, legal, housing, academic, and medical options
  • Offers individual and group counseling service for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking
  • Offers twenty-four-hour telephone counseling service at (512) 471-CALL (471-2255)
  • Offers interactive peer theatre educational programming that addresses the complex issues surrounding sexual assault on campus
  • Provides opportunities for student involvement in programming throughout the academic year
  • Provides training that is customized for faculty, staff and/or students

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (512) 471-3366   

  • EAP provides confidential brief counseling sessions, crisis intervention, and assessment and referral from experienced licensed psychologists and social workers
  • If it is after normal business hours and you are in crisis, you can reach the after-hours counseling service at 512-471-3399 to speak to a crisis counselor

Human Resources  (512) 471-HRSC or (800) 687-4178   

University Health Services (512) 471-4955   

  • Twenty-four-hour Nurse Advice Line: (512) 475-NURS (475-6877)
  • Health Promotion Resource Center: (512) 475-8252
  • Provides individuals who have experienced a sexual assault a place to receive the forensic medical exam by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
  • Provides general exams to treat injuries, both internal and external
  • Performs testing for sexually transmitted infections after an assault
  • Distributes educational and prevention information

University Ombuds (512-471-3825)    

  • Provides a neutral, impartial, and confidential environment to voice concerns
  • Provides information and guidance for University-related questions or complaints
  • Functions as an independent and informal resource to help with concerns, problem-solving, conflict resolution
  • Advocates for fair and equitably administered processes – does not side with individuals or the University

  • Department of Sociology

    The University of Texas at Austin
    305 E 23rd St, A1700
    RLP 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712-1086
    512-232-6300