UC Davis Red Folder

Faculty and Staff Guide
Assisting Students of Concern


UC Davis Police

Call UC Davis Police or 9-1-1 if you are in clear and imminent danger, life-threatening situations or have personal safety concerns


For Distressing Students

Office for Student Support & Judicial Affairs (OSSJA)

Contact UC Davis Office for Student Support & Judicial Affairs (OSSJA) if you witness intimidating or threatening behavior, individuals violating boundaries, or expressing or describing violent themes.

Student Conduct


Student Support/Case Management


Consultation with both OSSJA and SHCS may be best when responding to a student of concern. This ensures comprehensive care for the student.

For Students Experiencing Distress

Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS)

Call SHCS if you witness signs of depression or anxiety, recent trauma, deteriorating academic performance, writing/talking about wanting to harm oneself or others.

Urgent care services are available at the Student Health & Wellness Center.

Non-Urgent mental health services are available by appointment only at North Hall.

Red Folder PDF

Download a PDF of the Red Folder

24-Hour and After Hours Resources

SHCS After Hours Counseling

Mental health staff are available 24-hours a day 7 days a week by phone. Follow the prompts to reach a mental health counselor.

Center for Advocacy Resources and Education (CARE) Emergency On-call Advocate

UC Davis Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) provides free, confidential crisis intervention, advocacy and accompaniment services to any UC Davis student, staff or faculty member. A victim advocate is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency response.

24-hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Lines

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services of Yolo County is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing crisis prevention and intervention, education and community outreach services to the residents of Yolo County.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.