Dean of Students Office | St. Petersburg Campus | USF
The DOS team will ensure you have equitable access to success via the links on the side navigation menu. Here are a few resources for immediate safety concerns.
If immediate safety is a concern or you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency call University Police at (727) 873-4444 or 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Immediate Safety Support
On Campus Safety Resources
Services provided: Reporting a crime, silent witness, safety and preparedness.
Phone: 727-873-4444 or 9-1-1
Services provided: Mental Health support, Counseling, Psychiatry, Medical services, and violence prevention.
Services provided: Victims advocacy support, assistance navigating conduct and legal system.
Off-campus Safety Resources
211 Tampa Bay
Services Provided: Crisis counseling, emergency financial assistance, CARES Assistance, and community referral [Pinellas County]
Phone: 211 or 727-210-4211
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
Services Provided: Crisis counseling, emergency financial assistance, CARES Assistance, and community referral [Hillsborough County]
National Suicide Hotline
Services Provided: free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services (PEMHS)
Services Provided: Suicide Hotline, Mobile Crisis Team, Counseling Services, Mental Health Hotline, Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Treatment, and More.
Phone: Suicide Hotline 727-791-3131 or Mental Health Line 727-541-4628
SOCAT is not an emergency support program but is an important aftercare program to link the student with after the immediate safety need is addressed. If the student is participates in any behavioral health hospitalization voluntary or involuntary a referral to SOCAT is required.