If the emergency is life-threatening, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital emergency roomClick 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.
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.
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
If you have experienced a sexual assault, contact Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) at (949) 824-7273.
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: