Tips for Helping Students in Distress

Faculty and Staff Resource Guide

Vice President/Dean of Students

The Vice President/Dean of Students Office and the UD CARES Team work to identify individuals who need assistance in order to avert crisis and keep both the student and campus community safe and healthy.

Campus Resources

  • Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning, Director of the Academic Success Center, 563.589.3570
  • Assistant Dean/Director of Residence Life, 563.589.3438
  • Counseling & Life Services, 563.589.3253 or 563.589.3132
  • Director of International Student Services and Study Abroad, 563.589.3712
  • Disabilities Services Coordinator, 563.589.3757
  • Safety & Security, 563.589.3333
  • Vice President/Dean of Students, 563.589.3270

Dubuque Community Resources

  • City of Dubuque Police Department – General Information, 563.589.4410
  • Domestic Violence Crisis Line through Waypoint Services, 800.208.0388
  • Emergency, 911
  • Finley Hospital, 563.582.1881
  • Mercy Health Center, 563.589.8000
  • Mental Health Crisis Line through Hillcrest Family Services, 855.800.1239
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line through the Riverview Center, 888.557.0310


  • Vice President/Dean of Students, 2nd Floor of Peters Commons, 563.589.3270
  • Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, 120 Severance Hall, 563.589.3349

Reporting Students of Concern

Academic Alert: 
Student Life Incident Report:

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