Prevention Partners

For more than a decade, UTSA has developed and provided resources to students, faculty members and staff members to deter, prevent and respond to reports of intimate and interpersonal violence. This university-wide response is a collaborative effort that includes the following UTSA offices:

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P.E.A.C.E. Center

The PEACE Center - Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Consultation and Empowerment is a dedicated resource on campus to provide information, resources, training and advocacy for members of the UTSA community who may have been impacted by sexual misconduct, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment and/or gender-based discrimination.


Contact Info:
Web: utsa.edu/studentadvocacy/
Location: Rowdy Wellness Center (RWC) 1.802
Phone:
210-458-4077 

serves faculty, staff, students

Equal Opportunity Services

The UTSA Office of Equal Opportunity Services (EOS) develops and sustains a learning and working environment at UTSA that is diverse, inclusive and free of illegal discrimination and harassment. EOS assists individuals in reporting and investigating Title IX claims, and it conducts Title IX and Campus SaVE training for students, faculty and staff. It is also home to the university’s Title IX Coordinator. View UTSA’s Title IX policy.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/eos
Phone: 210-458-4120

serves faculty, staff, students

UTSA Counseling Services

UTSA Counseling Services offers students with a variety of professional counseling services including group counseling, individual counseling and psychiatry services. Counselors are specially trained in treating PTSD, which can impact victims of sexual assault. Additionally, UTSA Counseling Services offers a 24/7 Crisis Hotline at 210-458-4140. All services are confidential and available in Spanish.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/counsel/
Phone: 210-458-4140

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Student Health Services

UTSA Student Health Services provides confidential medical, dental, immunization and women’s health services to enrolled UTSA students, in addition to conducting laboratory work and STI testing. The clinic also offers health education programs to promote healthy lifestyles among members of the campus community.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/health/visit/
Phone: 210-458-4142

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UTSA Ombudspersons

UTSA has two ombudspersons that provide confidential, neutral and timely services to members of the university community. The Student Ombudsperson helps UTSA students navigate unique challenges in a welcoming and safe environment. The Academic Affairs Ombudsperson helps members of the academic community.


Web: Student Ombudsperson
Phone: 210-458-4136

Web: University Ombudsperson
Phone: 210-458-5605

serves faculty, staff, students

UTSA Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services

The Institutional Compliance and Risk Services office ensures all areas of UTSA are compliant in observing federal and state laws, including Title IX and the SaVE Act. The office also provides a hotline for students, faculty and staff to report non-compliance issues and concerns at 1-877-270-5051.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/compliance/
Phone: 210-458-4992
Hotline: 1-877-270-5051

serves faculty, staff, students

UTSA Housing and Residence Life

UTSA Housing and Residence Life serves more than 4,000 students in three residence halls on the Main Campus – Laurel Village, Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall. It also offers a residential curriculum that promotes personal growth, campus connectedness, personal safety and the deterrence of crime.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/housing/
Phone: 210-458-6200

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UTSA Office of Student Activities

The UTSA Office of Student Activities enhances the student experience by creating opportunities for purposeful connections to the UTSA community through discovery, student development and involvement. Its ongoing programming helps students achieve their personal best in a safe environment.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/sa/
Phone: 210-458-4160

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UTSA Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Student Conduct and Community Standards upholds the high behavioral and academic standards of the UTSA Student Code of Conduct by helping students grow individually and as members of the UTSA community through intentional transformation of their decision making patterns.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/studentlife/conduct/
Phone: 210-458-4720

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Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion

The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion helps all members of the university community to explore issues relating to culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity and other topics. It also connects UTSA students to social justice volunteer activities.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/inclusion/
Phone: 210-458-4770

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UTSA Women’s Studies Institute

The UTSA Women’s Studies Institute, housed in the College of Education and Human Development, offers UTSA’s academic program in women’s studies. It also forges working relationships with the greater campus community and across San Antonio to address issues relating to women’s leadership in the 21st century.


Contact Info:
Web: education.utsa.edu/womens-studies/
Phone: 210-458-6277

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Behavioral Intervention Team

A team that includes staff members from the Office of Student Life, Counseling Services, Academic Affairs, Human Resources and UTSA PD is in place to respectfully, confidentially and professionally respond to reports of concerning behavior observed within the UTSA community. Reports may be submitted online or via phone.


Contact Info:
Web: utsa.edu/bit
Phone: 210-458-4911 (emergencies)
210-458-4242 (non-emergencies)

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Spectrum

This registered student organization supports the university’s LGBTQ community and educates the community about sexuality, gender and sexual health issues and advocates for LGBTQ equality.


Contact Info:
Web: Spectrum
Email: SpectrumUTSA@gmail.com 

serves students

Health Ambassadors at UTSA

This registered student organization is committed to promote healthy lifestyle and wellness by way of community outreach around San Antonio and the south Texas area. Student members gain training experience in community and school based health education, and promotion under the mentorship of UTSA faculty and staff.


Contact Info:
Web: Health Ambassadors UTSA
Email: healthamb@gmail.com 

serves students

UTSA Police Department

The UTSA Police Department protects and serves all persons within the UTSA community, while protecting the resources of the community. The police department is also home to a comprehensive Crime Prevention Unit, established in 1994, that offers education and awareness programs on a wide variety of topics such as self-defense, alcohol awareness and sexual assault prevention.


Contact Info:
Web: www.utsa.edu/utsapd
Phone: 210-458-4911 (emergencies)
    210-458-4242 (non-emergencies)

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Additional Community Partners

San Antonio Rape Crisis Center

The San Antonio Rape Crisis Center supports survivors and educates the community to end sexual violence. The Center offers a continuum of care - from intervention to prevention and advocacy, including wrap-around resources.


Contact Info:
Web:
 http://rapecrisis.com/
Phone: 210-349-7273 (24 hour hotline)