In case of EMERGENCY

In the event of an emergency, our first concern is for your health and physical safety. Whatever your situation, please contact Student Services as soon as possible so that we can direct you to additional resources and help minimize the impact on your academic life.



Call 911 if you have a life threatening medical emergencyThe hospital emergency room closest to campus is Alta Bates Hospital, 2450 Ashby Ave, just east of Telegraph Ave.

Urgent Care at the Tang Center: 510.642.3188

Advice Nurse and Tang After Hours: 510.643.7197

The Tang center has a list of additional emergency room and urgent care centers near campus on its website.


If you are in crisis, go to Counseling and Psychological Services on the 3rd floor of the Tang Center for open drop-in hours (M -F, 10am – 5pm), call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room

Dr. Linda Zaruba 510.643.5447 or 510.326.1267

Tang Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS):  510.642.9494 

Tang CPS After Hours: 510.643.7197 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255

Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1.800.273.8255 (press 1) or Text to: 838255

The Tang center has a list of additional community crisis and hotline numbers on its website.


Student Services 510.643.2744

Any time you are having exam issues, concerns about the honor code, or questions about academic policy, please contact Student Services.

Student Ombuds Office 510.642.5754

The Student Ombuds Office is a confidential sounding board to help identify possible next steps regarding campus-related conflicts or concerns. Coaching, referrals and mediation services also available. Visit the Ombuds Office website for more information.


Call 911 for a crime in progress.

UC Berkeley Police Dept.  (UCPD) Emergency 510.642.3333

Non-emergencies 510.642.3333

City of Berkeley Police Department 510.981.5900


Advice Nurse and Tang After Hours: 510.643.7197

Bay Area Women Against Rape (24 hous): 510.845.7273

Highland Hospital sexual assault line: 510.534.9291

UC Berkeley’s Gender Equity Resource Centeralso has information and resources for survivors of relationship violencesexual assaulthate crimes and rape.


Short Term Emergency Loans

UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Ofc.510.642.0470 |

Berkeley Law Financial Aid Office510.642.1563


Student Legal Services 510.642.3916

The Attorney for Students advises currently registered Cal students regarding their legal questions, rights and obligations. A student legal consultation might include (but is not limited to) issues related to: landlord-tenant disputes, citations for a criminal infraction or misdemeanor, filing an action in California Small Claims Court, questions related to debt and/or collection actions, issues arising from a car accident or auto insurance, or questions about family law. Student Legal Services provides counsel and guidance only, and does not represent or advocate for individual students with regard to their potential legal claims or disputes.