Safety and Health
The UNI Alert system is used for notification of threats to physical safety in emergency situations by phone, email and outdoor speaker system. These threats may include severe weather, violence, hazardous material incident, cancelled classes, university closure, etc.
Sexual Assault/ Violence Intervention Services
Violence Intervention Services provides an array of advocacy services for victims of sexual assault, physical/emotional abuse, stalking and harassment. All services are confidential and free of charge.
Violence Intervention Services: (319) 273-2137
Seeds of Hope Crisis Line: 1-888-746-HOPE (4673)
UNI Police (319) 273-4000
Student in Crisis
If you know a student at risk of suicide, a threat of harm to others, or exhibiting severely disorganized, psychotic or out-of-control behavior, or of an incident involving trauma, such as sexual assault or the death or injury of someone close, contact:
Dean of Students: (319) 273-2332
UNI Counseling Center: (319) 273-2676 Provides confidential and free services to students
UNI Police: (319) 273-4000
Safety Escort Services: (319) 273-2712
Information on where to find updates on class/university cancellations, snow removal, campus storm shelter locations and road conditions is available on the Severe Weather page.
If you have concerns about unsafe conditions or snow removal in a specific area, contact Ground Services at 319-273-4400 or visit their web site.
Other Safety Resources
The UNI Student Health Clinic specializes in college health. They offer high quality primary and urgent care services provided by Board Certified Family Practice Physicians and Board Certified Physician Assistants. Additional staff includes a pharmacist, nurses, and a lab technologist. They understand today’s college students and we are committed to assisting you with your healthcare needs.
Contact: (319) 273-2009
Contacting the Counseling Center
If you or someone you know is in need of help and we are unavailable, we have 24 hour help/crisis hotlines for you to call listed on our contacts page.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call UNI Public Safety at (319) 273-2712 immediately.
For more information, visit the Counseling Center website.
UNI has a variety of resources to assist students, faculty and staff with disabilities. A good place to learn about the disability resources on campus is www.uni.edu/disability.
Student Disability Issues: (319) 273-2677
Faculty/Staff Disability Issues: (319) 273-6164
Wellness activities, recreation and healthy lifestyle choices are an important part of preventing illness and staying healthy. Wellness and Recreation Services includes the Wellness/ Recreation Center (WRC), a state of the art fitness facility. The WRC houses Wellness and Recreation Services,which offers a variety of recreation, wellness and fitness services and facilities.
For more information, visit the Wellness & Recreation Services or call (319) 273-6275.
Title IX Officer
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and also serves as the Title IX Officer: