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The Dean of Students office is committed to student success, including the health and safety of UVM students. Friends, faculty, teaching assistants and staff are often the first to encounter a student in distress. Pairing a student with the most effective intervention, support or resource is our strength.

If there is a potential for danger to self or others, Campus Police (802-656-3473 (if on campus) or 911) should be called immediately.

These pages provide information that may help in recognizing and responding to common problems that affect students in distress and making appropriate referrals.

For comments, questions, or alternative format, please contact the Dean of Students office at (802) 656-3380.

Abusive Dating Relationship

Poor Contact with Reality


Self-Injurious Behavior

Bias Incidents & Hate Crimes

Sexual Harassment & Misconduct

Demanding Behavior



Students with Disabilities

Eating Disorders

Substance Abuse

Grief and Loss





Concerned about a UVM community member or specific event? We encourage you to contact our office by submitting a Concerning And/or Risky Event (CARE) form.



Bias Response

We encourage any person who has experienced and or witnessed a bias incident to report it and seek the necessary support and/or resolution resources. Collectively, we can make strides toward creating a more inclusive community where all people are valued.


Campus Connect

Campus Connect

Campus Connect at UVM is a suicide prevention gatekeeper training. Learn more about bringing a training to your department.


Crisis Text Line

If you are in crisis text "VT" to 741741 and a trained counselor will respond.