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BeVocal: The Bystander Intervention Initiative of The University of Texas at Austin

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Intervene Now

It is important to report incidences or concerns on campus so that 1) we create a safer campus and 2) those affected can receive resources! The following is a non-exhaustive list of reporting resources at UT Austin.

Behavior Concerns Advice Line (BCAL)

512-232-5050

Are you worried about a student in your class, bothered that your roommate has been acting differently, or concerned about the behavior of a co-worker? Do you have concerns but are not sure what to do? If so, contact the Behavior Concerns Advice line at 512-232-5050 or submit your concerns using the online form.

Cases that present an immediate threat to self, others, or property should be considered an emergency and should be directed to The University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) by calling 911.

Campus Climate Response Team (CCRT)

  • Do you know of a student organization hosting a party with a racist theme?
  • Have you seen derogatory graffiti on bathroom walls and buildings regarding sexual orientation or gender identity and expression?
  • Have you overheard malicious threats intended to intimidate another person because of their religion?
  • Are you worried that somebody has created a hostile or offensive classroom environment?
  • Do you have concerns about a campus climate incident but you are not sure what to do?

If so, please contact the Campus Climate Response Team by submitting your concerns using the Campus Climate Incident Online Report Form.

Dean of Students: Report an Incident

Complete the Office of the Dean of Students Incident Report form to submit the following types of incidents directly to our office:

  • Non-Academic Incidents
  • Student Organization Incidents
  • Academic Integrity Referrals
  • Faculty Dispositions - Faculty must attach a scanned copy of the signed Faculty Disposition form (PDF) along with any relevant evidence.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to first consult with a staff member before reporting the incident to our office, please call us, 512-471-2841, or email studentconduct@austin.utexas.edu.

University of Texas Police Department (UTPD)

If you are in an emergency situation, please call 911. To report an incident or crime on campus, please call

512-471-4441 & Dial 9.

If you have questions about any specific action taken by UTPD, or about how UTPD operates, or if you have a recommendation for improvement please follow the steps on this page: https://police.utexas.edu/contact/comments/

University Ombuds Office

The Ombuds office is available to listen to student, staff, and faculty concerns in a safe setting about life at the university and confidentially discuss interpersonal difficulties, university policies, university bureaucracy, and conflict resolution techniques. If you have a concern or question pertaining to your life at the University of Texas at Austin, please explore the website and make an appointment to meet with one of their staff members for additional services.

For an appointment, please call 512-471-3825

Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) Crisis Line

512-471-2255 (512-471-CALL)

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. You can call us when you want, at your convenience. Our telephone counselors will spend time addressing your immediate concerns. Our telephone counselors also have specific training in responding to crisis situations.

BE SAFE Campaign

Students, faculty and staff should take steps daily to ensure their personal safety.

  • be aware of your surroundings
  • walk with me
  • call 911

To lean more visit the BE SAFE Campaign website


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