Help! Assistance for students in distress

Graduate studies can be exhilarating, challenging, and, at times, overwhelming. It is rarely mistaken as being an "easy" route by anyone's measure, and if you find you have entered a particularly difficult time period, know that you are not alone.

We at the Graduate School wish to encourage you to take advantage of the assistance available to you through the following links to help make your time at CU-Boulder as successful and life-enhancing as possible.

To this end, we provide two sources of information:

For Students in Distress:

After Hours Crisis Services: Counseling and Psychological Services, (303) 492-6766

After Hours Victim Assistance: (303) 492-8855 and press "2". See also for additional 24-hour hotlines

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Resources

Bias Incident Reporting

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Discrimination and Harrassment, Office of

Safety Resources List (on- and off-campus resources, including such things as Emergency Assistance, Crisis, Campus Resource Centers, Physical/Psychological Health, Awareness & Prevention, and Reporting)

Student Legal Services

Victim Assistance, Office of

Wardenberg Health Center

Additional Off-Campus Resources:


For Faculty, Staff, or Students Concerned About Other Students:

  • Quick Assist: A guide provided by Student Affairs to help faculty and staff identify and refer distressed students.

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