The DU Emergency & Crisis number is available any time you’re experiencing an emergency or you’re in crisis and need help. Trained professionals will direct you to the assistance you need, whether it’s Campus Safety, the Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE), the Health and Counseling Center or another resource.
Save the DU Emergency & Crisis number in your phone so you can call it any time you need help.
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I call the DU Emergency & Crisis number?
Examples of when you might call the DU Emergency & Crisis number:
- You’re having a medical emergency. (If it is a life-threatening emergency, dial 911 first.)
- You’re in fear for your safety. (If you’re in a life-threatening situation, dial 911 first.)
- You've been a victim of a crime.
- You're experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
- You're concerned about the well-being of a friend or colleague at the University.
Who will I talk to if I call the DU Emergency & Crisis number?
The DU Emergency & Crisis number is answered 24 hours a day by trained representatives in the Department of Campus Safety. Every representative who answers the phone is trained to help put you in touch with the right resource quickly.
Will my call be confidential?
Can I call CAPE or another resource directly?
Crisis resources for the campus community
Campus Safety provides safety and crime prevention resources for the University.
|Emergency phone: 303-871-3000
Nonemergency phone: 303-871-2334
Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE)
CAPE provides programs and resources to foster a respectful and safe environment for all members of the University community. CAPE also provides advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment and relationship violence.
|CAPE office: 303-871-3853||www.du.edu/CAPE|
The CAPE Helpline is a hotline available after hours for members of the University of Denver community for issues related to gender-based violence. This includes sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking. Through the CAPE Helpline, trained advocates assist survivors, and any family or friends, to cope with the physical, psychological, judicial and/or legal aftermath of gender-based violence. All calls to the CAPE Helpline are free and confidential.
To reach the CAPE Helpline, call the Emergency & Crisis Number (303-871-3000) and ask to speak to the CAPE advocate on call.
Health and Counseling Center
The HCC provides medical and counseling services for University students, faculty and staff.
HCC office: 303-871-2205
Counselor on call
An HCC counselor is available to speak to you 24 hours a day to help with urgent mental health concerns. During regular office hours you can reach the counselor by calling the main HCC number (303-871-2205). On evenings and weekends, you can talk to a counselor by calling the Emergency & Crisis Number (303-871-3000) and asking for the counselor on call.
The University Chaplain is available to all members of the DU community for help with issues ranging from interfaith dialogue to spiritual care and counseling.
|Univeristy Chaplain: 303-871-4488||www.du.edu/studentlife/religiouslife|