If the emergency is life-threatening, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room

Click here for a list of local hospitals and walk-in clinics.

Emergencies During Business Hours

The Counseling Center is available to respond to crises and critical incidents affecting members of the campus community.

Some examples of emergencies include, but are not limited to the following:

  • when students are thinking about harming themselves or others
  • when students feel unable to function
  • when students are seriously concerned about other students welfare or safety
  • when students have experienced a traumatic event

When the Counseling Center is open (Monday–Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM), there is always a staff member available by phone or in person to assist you.

  • Call (949) 824-6457
  • Come to the Counseling Center (203 Student Services 1) and request to be seen. Maps & Directions to the Counseling Center.

Urgent Care

Between 8 am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday, an urgent care therapist is available to see students in crisis. If you are in crisis, the therapist will work with you to form a plan to manage the urgent situation. Any student who is seriously concerned about another student may also call or come to the Counseling Center to consult with the urgent care therapist.

After-Hours Emergencies

When the Counseling Center is closed:

  • Dial 9-1-1
  • For on-campus non-emergencies, call the UC Irvine Police Department at (949) 824-5222
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) at 1-800-273-TALK
  • For urgent matters, call the main telephone number at (949)824-6457 and select option 2

Additional Resources

If you have experienced a sexual assault, contact Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) at (949) 824-7273.

Managing Traumatic Stress
Emergency Assistance for Undergraduate Students
Emergency Assistance for Graduate Students

Local Hospitals

  • Kaiser-Irvine Medical Center

    Open 24/7

    6640 Alton Parkway (at Sand Canyon)
    Irvine, CA 92618

    (949) 932-5000

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital

    Open 24/7

    301 Hospital Road,
    Newport Beach, CA

    (949) 645-8600

  • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

    Open 24/7

    Corner Of Euclid & Warner,
    Fountain Valley, CA

    (714) 979-1211

  • Western Medical Center Hospital

    Open 24/7

    1001 North Tustin Ave,
    Santa Ana, CA

    (714) 835-3555

  • UC Irvine Medical Center (UCIMC)

    Open 24/7

    Level One Trauma Center,
    101 City Drive S., Orange, CA

    (714) 456-6011

  • Tustin Hospital And Medical Center

    Open 24/7

    14662 Newport Avenue,
    Tustin, CA

    (714) 838-9600

Walk-In Clinics

Most walk-in clinics are open into the evening, but close for the night. Some local walk-in medical clinics located near to the UC Irvine campus include:

  • Family Care Center

    Open 8am - 8pm Every Day

    1313 E. 17th St. & Newport Blvd.
    Costa Mesa, CA

    (949) 631-8300

  • Newport Urgent Care

    8am - 8pm M-F / 9am - 5pm Sat/Sun

    1000 Bristol St. Ste 1B
    Newport Beach, CA

    (949) 752-6300