Support Structures

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The concerns reported by our staff and faculty often vary in their nature and need for response. The CARE team works in harmony with a number of other campus offices to ensure the right type of support is found.

Purple Sheet

Purple Sheet

Student Life has complied what is reffered to as the "Purple Sheet". This document serves as a quick reference to assist faculty and staff in assessing behaviors that may be referred to the CARE team and how to do so.


Campus Support Structures

The campus has many support structures to assist students. The following support structures are in place to ensure concerns are addressed. Representatives from each area work in conjunction with each other to provide a holistic approach to situations as appropriate.

Student Advocacy & Support | MAT203 | 253-692-5934
The Office of Student Advocacy & Support assists students in developing strategies to overcome and address barriers that prevent them from achieving their educational goals using a case management model.

Counseling & Psychological Services | MAT354 | 253-692-4522
Staff in Counseling & Psychological Services not only provide free counseling to currently enrolled UW Tacoma students, they are available to consult with faculty and staff.

SafeCampus | 253-692-SAFE | 253-692-7233
SafeCampus is a 24-7 University of Washington tri-campus resource that you can consult with when you are concerned for your safety or someone else’s. They are available to staff, faculty and students. You can call anonymously.

Academic Alert | GWP102 | 253-692-4857
Academic alert is a referral system through which any UW Tacoma faculty or staff member may identify undergraduate students who are having academic difficulty.

Bias Incident Response Committee | WCG102
The Bias Incident Response Committee reviews, tracks and, when possible, responds to reports of bias incidents to help improve our campus’ climate.

Emergency Aid | MAT103 | 253-692-4901
Emergency Aid assists students who are experiencing unexpected hardships that may disrupt their education or prevent them from earning their UW degree.

Victim Advocate | MAT203 | 253-692-5934
Advocates provide a confidential place for students to seek support, information and safety planning if they experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence or stalking. Outside of business hours you can encourage a student to seek medical attention at Tacoma General Hospital.