Tips for Helping Students in Distress

Faculty and Staff Resource Guide

Dean of Student Life

The Dean of Student Life office and the UD CARES Team work to identify individuals who need assistance in order to avert crisis and to 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
  • Dean of Student Life, 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


  • Dean of Student Life, 201 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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