Student Resources

This webpage is intended to provide resources for Moody College students on diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice issues available within The University of Texas at Austin community. The resources presented here are by no means exhaustive, but rather serve as a starting place for finding information from a variety of sources. It will continue to develop in response to evolving social justice issues and Moody community needs.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Health and Wellness | General Support

Report an Incident | Student Organizations

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE)

  • The DDCE supports diverse students through initiatives to help them meet personal and academic goals and supports a positive campus culture through educational and innovative campus programming. The division also works with a broad range of student, faculty, and community constituents to help the university connect its intellectual resources to communities across Texas and offer education to those who may face the greatest challenges in accessing it.

Support for LGBTQIA+ Students at UT & Beyond

  • Collection of resources to direct LGBTQIA+ students toward campus support or support within the City of Austin. 

International Student and Scholar Service (ISSS)

  • ISSS provides services to international students and scholars and supports departments and colleges in hiring international researchers and faculty.

Immigration Information | Texas Global

  • Review general information and guidance on various immigration rules, regulations, and benefits.

First-Gen Longhorns

  • The DDCE First Generation Initiative is aimed at students who are the first to in their families to attend or finish college. This initiative connects first-generation college students at UT with a robust support network comprised of prominent UT alumni, staff, faculty, and friends who were also the first generation in their families to attend and graduate from college.

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

  • SSD ensures students with disabilities have equal access to their academic experiences by determining eligibility and approving reasonable accommodations.

Disability Resources

  • Disability resources housed within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and around campus.

Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC)

  • The GSC is UT’s women’s center and LGBTQIA+ center. The office provides opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center is a hangout space for students, a resource for education and outreach, and a partner to over 25 student groups.

Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC)

  • The MEC is a student resource office that supports a culturally diverse campus and helps cultivate a positive campus climate.

Office for Inclusion and Equity (OIE)

  • The OIE advances a diverse, equitable, and supportive campus culture through their commitment to fulfilling the spirit of equal opportunity laws and policies, as well as building awareness within the university community.

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.


Health and Wellness

University Health Services (UHS)

  • 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 (CMHC)

  • The CMHC provides counseling, psychiatric, consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students’ academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.

Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists​

  • Diversity Counseling and Outreach Specialists provide counseling, support, and outreach for student populations with marginalized and underrepresented identities.

​Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE)

  • The 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.

  • Meet your Moody College CARE counselor: Abby Simpson, LCSW

Counseling and Mental Health Center Crisis Line

  • CMHC Crisis Line is a confidential service of CMHC that offers an opportunity for UT-Austin students to talk with trained counselors about urgent concerns. A counselor is available every day of the year, including holidays. 

Center for Students in Recovery (CSR)

  • The 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)

  • VAV offers comprehensive violence prevention and response programs, addressing issues of interpersonal violence, such as sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking. VAV aims to provide the campus with tools to identify and interrupt interpersonal violence, support survivors, and build a campus that values and promotes healthy relationships and consent.


General Support

Undergraduate Learning Assistant (ULA) Program 

  • Piloted in 2017, the ULA program partners faculty with a student who has completed their class to work 10 hours a week and assists with instructional duties, office hours, research for class, test new assignments, tech support, and more. They also provide near-peer mentoring to help other students, currently taking the class, to be successful.

Graduation Help Desk

  • The Graduation Help Desk staff work with students, faculty, and advisors to help students resolve roadblocks toward graduation. 

Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line (BCCAL): 512-232-5050

  • BCCAL 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 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. 


Report an Incident

Submit a Title IX Report (Report Sexual Harassment or Sexual Misconduct)

Campus Climate Incident Online Report Form (Report a Bias Incident)

Public Incident Report (Report a Student Org or Hazing Incident)


Student Organizations

Stan Richards School's Equity Student Council

Latino Media Arts & Studies Program

Black Film Student Association

VOCES Oral History Center

Speech & Hearing Center

University of Texas Hispanic Journalists 

Association of Women in Communication

Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)

National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Student Academy of Audiology (SAA)