The University of Texas at Austin offers many resources to keep you at your peak mentally and physically.
An outpatient health care facility, University Health Services (UHS) provides medical care and health promotion services to the campus community. Clinical services include general medical care as well as women’s health, sports medicine, and immunization and allergy shot specialty clinics.
The UHS Urgent Care Clinic is similar in scope to a minor emergency center and provides services for students whose symptoms need to be evaluated before the next available UHS appointment.
Students may call the UHS Nurse Advice Line for recommendations on caring for an illness or injury at home or guidance about whether and when to see a health care provider.
The Forty Acres Pharmacy is affiliated with the College of Pharmacy and serves the campus community as a source for prescription and non-prescription medications.
Counseling & Mental Health
The university’s Counseling and Mental Health Center can help you manage the daily stresses and challenges of student life. The center provides short-term individual counseling, psychiatric services and group counseling. It also regularly offers group meetings designed for graduate students.
The self-guided MindBody Labs are designed to help students explore various resources for improving their emotional and physical health, including biofeedback tools and guided exercises on relaxation techniques, sleep issues and meditation.
The center offers telephone crisis counseling to students. This confidential service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, including holidays. Call at your convenience, from the privacy of your home: 512-471-2255.
The Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL) serves as a central resource for those with concerns about other members of the UT Austin community. The BCAL is available 24 hours a day at 512-232-5050. You can also submit your concerns online.
This guide seeks to introduce graduate students to the mental health care and wellness providers on campus and offices that offer services, support and community.
The Voices Against Violence: Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program provides outreach and prevention services to the UT Austin campus community, with a focus on interpersonal violence prevention, including sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.
The Division of Recreational Sports offers services, facilities and exercise and recreational programs to all UT Austin students, faculty and staff. The leisure pool at Gregory gym is a favorite spot to cool off in the Texas heat.
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 of Texas at Austin. Anyone at UT can be involved in Wellness Network in a variety of ways.
UT Outpost is the free on-campus food pantry and career closet for all students at UT Austin. The food pantry provides nutritious food for students so that they can focus on their education, and also helps students identify and combat food insecurity.