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Student Concerns

There may be times when you find yourself concerned about a student’s behavior, health, well-being or safety. There are many offices on campus ready and available to assist you in your efforts to communicate your concerns to the student and refer the student appropriately. These offices and their contact information are listed below. If you are unsure of how or where to refer a student please contact the Dean of Students Office at 303.492.8476 for additional guidance.

If there is an emergency please call 911 or contact University of Colorado Police Department at 303-492-6666.

Dean of Students Office – Division of Student Affairs

  • Dean of Students 303.492.8476
    • Dean of Students office works with other organizations on campus to assist students, families, faculty and staff.
    • Dean of Students office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday
      • If there is an emergency, please call 911 or contact University of Colorado Police department on 303.492.6666

Confidential Counseling Centers at University of Colorado-Boulder

  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 303.492.6766
  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) 303.492.3020
    • http://hr.colorado.edu/fsap
    • Free confidential counseling for CU staff and faculty
    • Provides assistance to faculty and staff for personal or work-related concerns
    • Also had groups and workshops
  • Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) 303.492.8855
    • http://cuvictimassistance.com
    • Free, confidential counseling, advocacy, information and referrals for ALL CU community members, students, staff, faculty and their significant others
    • Specialize in life disruptive events, including, but not limited to crime, gender violence, grief, bias motivated incident, harassment and violence
  • Wardenburg’s Psychological Health and Psychiatry (PHP) 303.492.5654

Advocacy Centers at University of Colorado Boulder

  • Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) 303.492.5667
    • whttp://cma.colorado.edu/
    • Multiculturally responsive programming to promote community building and mentorship opportunities across university affiliate groupings (student/staff/faculty)
    • Diversity Consultations, Workshops, Trainings and Community Celebrations
    • Peer mentors
  • Disability Services 303.492.8671:
    • www.colorado.edu/disabilityservices/
    • Provide students with disabilities the tools, reasonable accommodations and support services to participate fully in the academic environment.
    • Learn self-advocacy and create a network of resources.
  • Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer (GLBTQ) Resource Center 303.492.1377
    • www.colorado.edu/GLBTQRC/  
    • Provide skills to create a safer space for GLBT students within the university community
    • Promotes leadership development for GLBT and ally students via student leadership retreats, workshops, and convening the Queer Student Leader Coalition.
    • Provides information dissemination and referral; educational, cultural and social programming; advocacy and voice for the GLBT community
  • International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) (303) 492-8057
    • www.colorado.edu/oie/isss/
    • Institutional responsibility for international students once they are admitted to CU
    • Help departments bring in visiting scholars and researchers to CU
    • Help answer questions concerning their legal status or other issues pertinent to their stay at CU
    • Act as liaison with CU and community members-especially during difficult times
    • Manage bias motivated incidents and educate faculty on the needs of Jewish students
    • Foster inclusiveness and offer support and programming across multiple identities
    • Consult with Legal Counsel as necessary around freedom of speech issues
  • Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) 303.492.8855
    • http://cuvictimassistance.com
    • Free, confidential counseling, advocacy, information and referrals for ALL CU community members, students, staff, faculty and their significant others
    • Specialize in life disruptive events, including, but not limited to crime, gender violence, grief, bias motivated incident, harassment and violence
  • Veteran Services 303.492.7322
    • http://veterans.colorado.edu
    • Provide a key point of contact for information for the veteran/military community
    • Establish and operate an informal veterans support group
    • Assist in the transition from the military to campus life
    • Develop an informal mentoring program for student veterans
  • Student Outreach Retention Center for Equity (SORCE) 303. 492.1371
    • www.colorado.edu/SORCE/
    • Represent the underrepresented and provide retention workshops for current students
    • Outreach to underrepresented communities from K-12 while encouraging higher education
    • Host events: Chili pots, Ralphie’s Roundup, Chauncey’s Roundup, Open Mic-Nites, Student Olympics
  • Women’s Resource Center (WRC) 303.492.5713
    • www.colorado.edu/WomensResourceCenter/
    • Peer groups for people with shared interests or identities
    • A supportive, women-centered space where students, faculty, staff and community can hang out, network, build community, and gain strength from one another
    • Staff and volunteers engage in policy work to improve women's equity on campus, dedicated to providing information and assistance in order to improve women's ability to self-advocate
  • Jewish Affairs303.492.5816