Santa Clara University

Counseling & Psychological Services

In Case of Emergencies

During business hours: One of our clinical staff members is available each weekday during business hours to address any urgent situations that may arise. SCU students, faculty, or staff can come by in person or contact us at (408)554-4172 for a consultation.

After hours: SCU students in psychological distress may call (408)551-1760 to be connected with a mental health clinician. This phone service is available after the close of business and during weekends and holidays. For any other emergency, please contact Campus Safety at (408)554-4444 or dial 911 from any phone.


Additional helpful numbers include but are not limited to:

Battered Women Hotline (408)279-3312
Suicide and Crisis Line (408)279-3312
Rape Crisis (408)287-3000
Parental Stress Hotline (408)279-8228
Victim/Witness Hotline (408)295-2656
National AIDS Hotline (800)342-AIDS
24 Hour AIDS/STD Hotline   (800)227-8922
AIDS/STD Hotline (Spanish)   (800)344-7432
AIDS/STD Death Hotline   (800)243-7889
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