Just Report It: Online system for reporting bias incidents to the University. The Dean on call at the time of the report will be notified.
UVA Sexual Assault Information and Support:
Housing and Residence Life offers an inclusive Open Housing option. This enables upperclassmen and transfer students, 18 years and older, to request roommates regardless of the students’ sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender expression. As of now, this option will be available at Bice, Copeley, Faulkner, and Lambeth Residence Areas. If you and your roommates/apartment mates are interested in this housing option you must complete a housing application online by the deadline and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students with unique concerns, or first year students interested in Open Housing, who would like to receive information about all options available in on-grounds housing, should contact the Assistant Director of Assignments, Countess Hughes, at email@example.com or 434-924-3314 for support and assistance.
Counseling and Mental Health Support
HELPLine is an anonymous, confidential telephone service serving the residents of Charlottesville, Albemarle County and the University of Virginia. We are a student-run, student-operated program, staffed entirely of volunteers, affiliated with Madison House. Visit the HELPLine website for more info.
Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit hotline staffed by transgender volunteers for transgender people who are experiencing difficulty or crisis.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Groups
The U.Va. Department of Student Health, Harrison Bowne “Tersh” Smith Jr., Memorial Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a full-service outpatient clinic whose mission is to be responsive to the counseling and psychiatric needs of U.Va. students while also providing crisis management, consultation, and psycho-educational outreach services to the broader U.Va. community.
Women’s Lesbian/Bi & Questioning Support Group
This is a support group for women who want to become more comfortable within themselves, and with their sexuality. Members of the group include those who are fully out to others, those who are out to only a few chosen people, and those who are only just coming out to themselves. The group provides a confidential and safe space in which lesbian/gay, bisexual, and questioning women may pose questions regarding sexuality, and discuss issues related to societal and personal values, relationships, choices, self-esteem, and self-care. A pre-group screening with the facilitator is required to join this group.
Men’s Gay/Bi & Questioning Support Group
This is a support group for men who want to become more comfortable within themselves, and with their sexuality. Members of the group include those who are fully out to others, those who are out to only a few chosen people, and those who are only just coming out to themselves. The group provides a confidential and safe space in which gay, bisexual, and questioning men may pose questions regarding sexuality, and discuss issues related to societal and personal values, relationships, choices, self-esteem, and self-care. A pre-group screening with the facilitator is required to join this group.
Women’s Center Counseling Services
Since 1990, the Women’s Center has offered individual, couples, and group counseling services to University of Virginia students, faculty, and staff, as well as to members of the Charlottesville community. Counseling is offered for both men and women individually, as well as couples. The Women’s Center offers free and confidential support groups for UVA students, faculty, staff and Charlottesville community members. For more information and participation, call 434-982-2361.
University of Virginia Career Center – Diversity Resources
University Career Services (UCS) provides guidance and resources to a diverse student body for the attainment of students’ career-related goals.
Single Stall & Gender-Neutral Bathrooms
For a map of single stall and gender-neutral bathrooms, visit our Bathrooms Map.
For information on additional LGBTQ+ resources, please contact Multicultural Student Services or visit the LGBTQ Program Coordinator in Newcomb Hall, Room 43E (on the lower level in the Multicultural Student Center).