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Crisis and Emergency Assistance

  • For Medical Emergency Assistance:   

    If you are on campus, contact Campus Safety at 503-768-7777; if necessary, call 911. If you are off-campus, call 911.

    The Health Service is open from 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4:00 p.m. on weekdays when undergraduate classes are in session. It is closed in the summer.  

    A Nursing Consultation Service is available 24/7 to all enrolled students; call 1-844-915-2069. A registered nurse will ask questions and help you decide whether you need medical help.  

    If you need to go to a medical facility, see the list of hospitals and immediate care facilities in the area.


    For Psychological Crises:

    During Business Hours -  Students in urgent need of psychological assistance should call the Counseling Service at 503-768-7160. The Counseling Service is open 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1:00 - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when school is in session. Please note that summer hours are more limited.  

    After Hours - (evenings, weekends, school holidays)                 

    A Crisis Counseling Service is available at 503-265-7804 whenever the Counseling Service is closed or staff are unavailable. Trained mental health staff can assist with concerns.   

    If this is an emergency and the student is on-campus, call Campus Safety at 503-768-7777; or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.  For off-campus emergencies, call 911.  Campus Safety cannot respond to off-campus incidents.  

    Mental health consultation is also available 24/7 by calling the Multnomah County Crisis Line (503-988-4888).


    Rape and Sexual Assault:  

    A Sexual Assault Response Advocate (SARA) is available to students who are survivors of sexual assault or rape. Call the SARA pager at 503-202-3119.  For after-hours support on-campus, contact Campus Living staff (503-768-8999), Campus Safety (503-768-7777), or visit this webpage for crisis lines and other resources.   


    For Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Others Concerned About a Student’s Safety: 

    Faculty, staff, parents, and concerned friends may contact the Counseling Service to consult with us during daytime business hours, 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1 -4:30 p.m. on days when undergraduate classes are in session.  (Summer hours are more limited.)

    After hours, concerns about a student’s safety on-campus should be directed to Campus Safety at 503-768-7777. Campus Safety will involve other appropriate staff to respond to the situation.  Mental health consultation is also available via our Crisis Counseling Service at 503-265-7804 or by calling the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888. For off-campus emergencies, call the Multnomah County Crisis Line or call 911. Campus Safety cannot respond to off-campus incidents.  

    (See also Concerned About Someone?).


    Hotlines and Other Useful Emergency Numbers:

    Emergency:  911

    Campus Safety:  503-768-7777  (24-hour service)

    Crisis Counseling Service (available during the day and after hours, whenever Counseling staff are unavailable)      503-265-7804       

    Health Service:  503-768-7165  (8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday)                   

    Multnomah County Crisis Line: 503-988-4888  (24-hour service)

    Crisis Text Line:  Text the word “START” to 741-741.  Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for individuals in crisis through texting.

    National Hopeline:  1-800-273-TALK         1-800-273-8255  (24-hour service)

    Portland Women’s Crisis Line:  503-235-5333

    Sexual Assault Resource Center:  503-640-5311

    Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860 National Hotline for trans* identified individuals staffed by other trans* identified people.

    The Trevor Project:  1-866-488-7386 provides phone, chat, and text support for LGBTQ+ youth

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