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Ombuds Office

Phone: 919-843-8201

Confidential Resource: The University Ombuds Office is a safe place where all Carolina staff, faculty, students and administrators are welcome to come and talk in confidence about any campus issue, problem, or dispute. Our office supplements, but does not replace, the University’s formal channels, such as the grievance policy.

Available for: All members of the campus community

SWELL Committee Members

The SWELL Committee members are eager to talk with you about any issue. We have two weekly office hours

Available for: All members of the Chemistry Department

Student Wellness

The Student Wellness Website complies a wide variety of resources for overall student wellness, including staff members on campus who can help students find resources for each individual need.


In an Emergency – CALL 911

Occupational Health

Phone: 919-966-9119

Address: 145 North Medical Drive

The Occupational Health Office can help with Initial treatment of non-life-threatening work-related injuries, workers compensation treatment, and test for a variety of potential exposures that may have been encountered.

Available for: Employees, grad students, postdocs and summer undergrads on payroll.

Environmental, Health, and Safety – EHS

Phone: 919-962-5507

Public Resource: Environment, Health and Safety is committed to providing a safe and healthful environment for the Carolina campus and local community through education, training, consultation, recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring regulatory compliance and minimizing potential liabilities.

North Carolina Poison Control Hotline

Phone: 800-222-1222

Confidential Resource: North Carolina Poison Control Hotline serves the people and healthcare professionals of North Carolina by providing information and assistance in the prevention, treatment, and surveillance of poisonings and overdoses

Available for: All members of the community


In an Emergency – CALL 911

Campus Health Services

Phone: 919-966-2281

Confidential Resource: Campus Health Services aim to provide ambulatory primary medical care, mental health services and wellness programs along with selected specialty services. You can use Campus Health Services like you would your primary care doctor while you are in school.

Available for: Undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

UNC Medicine

Confidential Resource: UNC Medicine will direct you to doctors within the UNC healthcare system. Here you can find general practioners as well as specialists.

Available for: All members of the community.

Campus Recreation

Phone: 919-843-7529

Campus Recreation offers a wide range of options to maintain an active lifestyle.


In an Emergency – CALL 911

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Phone: 919-966-3658

Confidential Resource: CAPS charge is to provide ambulatory primary medical care, mental health services and wellness programs along with selected specialty services. (from Campus Health Mission statement)

Available for: undergraduate and graduate students (free if student fees have been paid). *If CAPS fees during the summer present a financial hardship, please contact the SWELL committee at chemswell@gmail.com

Heels Care Network

Confidential Resource: The Heels Care Network is serve as a hub for mental health and well-being resources available to Carolina students, staff and faculty, including links to 24/7 support and suicide prevention resources. It also features a live chat and a link to an anonymous care referral form for anyone to report concerns they have for a student.

Available for: undergraduate and graduate students

UNC Student Wellness

Phone: (919) 962-9355 (962-WELL)
Private Resource: A wide range of wellness and health resources to help with stress, anxiety, and other challenges. Visit studentwellness.unc.edu for information on group wellness sessions and access to one-on-one wellbeing coaches.
Available for: Undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

Compsych Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 877-314-5841(24 hours)

Confidential Resource: Guidance Resources Online is an award-winning, comprehensive, interactive service that provides expert content and unique tools to assist you in every aspect of your life, all in a secure, easy-to-use, personalized environment.

Available for: Employees


EOC / Title IX (Private)

Title IX prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment. Sexual assault and sexual violence are forms of sexual or gender-based harassment that are prohibited by Title IX.

Equal Opportunity and Compliance (EOC) Office, eoc@unc.edu, 919-966-3576, 214 W. Cameron Avenue (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm). EOC Director: Brandon Washington brandonw@unc.edu 919-966-7545

LGBTQ+ Center


Private Resource: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Center works to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for UNC-Chapel Hill community members of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.

Available for: All members of the campus community

The Gender Violence Services Coordinators have drop in hours on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 3-5 pm for a confidential resource at the center.

Gender Violence Services Coordinators

Confidential Resource: The Gender Violence Services Coordinators (GVSCs) provide confidential emotional support, information, referrals, and advocacy for all students, faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows of all backgrounds and identities who have experienced or have been impacted by gender-based violence or harassment before or during their time at Carolina.

Available for: All members of the campus community.

Drop-in hours include: Mondays from 1-3 pm in Koury Residence Hall room 173, and 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 3-5 pm in the LGBTQ Center.

gvsc@unc.edu, 919-962-1313(Cassidy Johnson), 919-966-7430(Holly Lovern)

Orange County Rape Crisis Center

Phone: 866-935-4783 (24 Hour Hotline)

Confidential Resource: TheOrange County Rape Crisis Center is a local community based non-profit agency providing free and confidential 24-hour crisis intervention services to survivors of sexual violence. Located on Franklin near N Estes Drive.

Services include: 24-Hour Help Line, advocacy and accompaniment, support groups, workshops, therapy, therapy referrals, and educational programs for raising awareness about sexual violence and teaching prevention skills.

Available for: All members of the community

Compass Center for Women and Families

Phone: 919-929-7122 (24 Hour Hotline)

Confidential Resource: Compass Center for Women and Families works with members of the community who have been or are currently involved in interpersonal violence relationships. Located on Henderson street two blocks from Franklin.

Our services include: career and financial education, domestic violence crisis and prevention programs, assistance with legal resources, and youth health programs.

Available for: All members of the community

NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)


Confidential Resource: NCCASA is a local non-profit organization that provides resources and support for survivors of sexual violence, as well as education surrounding these issues.

Available for: All members of the community

Mission statement: The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is an inclusive, statewide alliance working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation



Phone: 919-962-8300

Confidential Resource: ARS serves students with disabilities and medical conditions to coordinate and implement appropriate accommodations and resources related to academics, residences, dining, and co and extra-curricular campus activities.

Available for: All UNC students

Contact Instructor

Students are encouraged to communicate with the course instructor any time there are questions about accessibility pertaining to the classroom experience, course material, or assessments.


In an Emergency – CALL 911

UNC Police Dept

Phone: 919-962-8100 (non-emergency)

Chapel Hill Police Dept

Phone: 919-968-2760 (non-emergency)

Carrboro Police Dept

Phone: 919-918-7397 (non-emergency)


Confidential vs. Private Reporting

A confidential resource is an individual who is not required to share information except in situations where a person is at risk of harming themselves, someone else, or when there is a legal requirement to do so, for example child or elder abuse.

A private resource is an individual or office that is required to share information up the chain on a need-to-know basis.

Public Resources

A public resource is one in which relevant information is shared widely with the community on a need-to-know basis.

Legal Protections

HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 110 Stat. 1936, this is US legislation that provides privacy and security of health information.

FERPA: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, this is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.

In addition to FERPA and HIPPA, there are several other state and federal laws that afford protections for all members of the community. Access a full list of these laws.

It is important to know all of your rights as a student. Access a listing of all student rights.