Campus and Academic Resources

An Extensive List of Academic Support and Resources

Below is a compendium of Resources from Advising to Diversity & Inclusion Instructor with three students around a tableto Course Deadlines to Food Support to Transportation Services to UHS’s multitude of services. I hope you find this substantial compilation helpful! If there are other links you think should be included please send suggestions to

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Academic Advising


Calendars and Events

Diversity, Inclusion, and Campus Climate

Diversity, Inclusion, and Campus Climate

Financial Aid

Food Support

Food Support

On Campus

(Download a pdf of all of the food support organizations below.)

Days and hours of operation may change!

Off Campus

(Download a pdf of all of the food support organizations below.)
Sorted by shortest distances as determined from Google Maps riding in a car from the intersection of Park St. and University Ave.

Days and hours of operation may change!


(Download a pdf of all of the food support organizations below.)

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    Offers nutrition assistance to eligible, low-income individuals and families. The food and nutrition service works with state agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations.
    Hours & Location: Select markets and dining halls on campus including Badger Market.
    To learn more about SNAP, visit UW students can also contact The Open Seat for assistance with signing up for SNAP.
  • Dial 2-1-1
    United Way of Dane County.

Jobs and Career Services


Majors and Courses

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

Need help now!

Download a pdf of the mental health support information listed below.

  • Call 9-1-1!
  • UHS 24-hour Mental Health Crisis support Line is staffed 24/7
    Call 608-265-5600 (option 9)
    “Call UHS to speak with an on-call crisis counselor who will help address your most pressing concerns, assess your safety, and connect you with follow-up service needs. We care about you, and want you to get connected to the support you need.”
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741; 24/7
    “Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.”
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 800-273-8255 or 988 (starting on July 16, 2022)
    “The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.”
  • Veterans Crisis Line
    Call 800-273-8255 (TALK) (press 1); Text: 838255
    “The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.”

Need to see someone

  • UHS: Getting started: schedule a 20-minute Access Appointment 608-265-5600 (option 2)
    “An Access Appointment is the entry point to services at Mental Health Services and is typically done over the phone.”
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  • Counseling Psychology Training Clinic (CPTC)
    “We’re a training clinic run by the UW–Madison Department of Counseling Psychology. If you’re a UW–Madison student or community member seeking high-quality, cost-efficient, and multiculturally competent psychological and mental health services, we’re here for you.”
  • The Dean of Students Office Drop In
    Dean of Students Office Assistance Request Form

Self-guided resources

  • Silver Cloud: pdf || sign up
    “SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resource that provides students with accessible cognitive behavioral interventions 24 hours a day. SilverCloud does not require a referral from a mental health or medical provider.”

Other resources

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness-UW-Madison
    “We are the National Alliance on Mental Illness at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a student organization dedicated to promoting mental health and fighting the stigma against mental illness through education, advocacy and support.”


Purchases and Technology

Reporting Incidents

Reporting Incidents

Student Affairs

Student Organizations (selected)

Student Organizations

Student Support Programs

Student Support Programs

Transportation Services

University Health Services: General

University Health Services (UHS) (333 East Campus Mall)

Other Health Services

  • McBurney Disability Resource Center (confidential resource; 702 W. Johnson Street, Suite 2104 Madison)
  • Silver Cloud: pdf || sign up
    “SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resource that provides students with accessible cognitive behavioral interventions 24 hours a day. SilverCloud does not require a referral from a mental health or medical provider.”

University Health Services: UHS Pregnancy Resources

University Health Services (UHS) (333 East Campus Mall)

  • 24-hour Crisis Services (608-265-5600, option 9 or call 9-1-1)
  • Nurse Line (608-265-5600, option 1)
  • Let’s Talk || Sign Up for a Session
       “No cost, informal, confidential consultations around campus.
       No topic is off limits. Common concerns include: stress, sadness,
       worry, relationships, academics, family problems, financial struggles.

UHS Gynecological Care


University Health Services: Survivor Services

University Health Services (UHS) (333 East Campus Mall)

Survivor Information and Resources

Off-Campus Confidential Survivor Resources (not part of UHS)

  • Deaf Unity (608-466-2881 text helpline; M-F 9:00am-10:00pm (CST); “Deaf Unity works with all Deaf individuals who experience domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes”)
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAiS; 24/7 HelpLine 608-251-4445; 2102 Fordem Ave., Madison; “if you or a loved one feels abused, threatened, scared or unsafe in an intimate partner relationship, DAiS can help you; please call our 24-Hour Help Line; if you feel your life may be in danger, please call 911.”)
  • Freedom, Inc. (608-661-4089; 2110 Luann Lane, Madison; “has advocates who help victims and survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and/or sexual assault get the help they need; these services are confidential and free; we help: Low- to no-income Black and Southeast Asian women, girls, and LGBTQ+ people in the Madison area.” )
  • RCC Sexual Violence Resource Center (formerly: Rape Crisis Center) (24/7 HelpLine: 608-251-7273; Lînea de Ayuda: 608-258-2567; 2801 Coho St., #301, Madison; “provides services to survivors (and their family and friends) of all forms of sexual violence, including recent sexual assault, past sexual assault, incest (past or present), sexual harassment, and sexual exploitation”)
  • Room to be Safe (414-856-5428 (LGBT); they will return the call/text within 24 hours; “advocate for and work with survivors of all violence for individual counseling & advocacy, information & referral, safety planning, and support for LGBTQ communities in WI”)
  • UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence (24/7 HelpLine 800-510-9195; Office: 608-256-9195; services include: “victim advocacy for immigration issues, restraining order assistance, and legal information; victim support for court accompaniment, support groups, youth groups, men’s allies groups, and parenting support”)
  • UnityPoint Forensic Nurse Examiners Program (FNEP; 608-417-5916; 202 S. Park St., Madison; use Emergency Entrance; formerly SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Program; “helps victims of sexual assault, child sexual abuse, elder abuse, and domestic violence begin the healing process; located within the Emergency Department at UnityPoint Health – Meriter hospital”)