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The University of North Florida offers numerous resources where members of the campus community can find support.


Counseling Center

Counselors are available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to meet in person with students who have urgent concerns (non-emergency). An appointment is not necessary. Walk-in hours are from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Crisis support is also available via telephone 24 hours a day / 7 days a week by calling (904) 620-2602 and selecting option 2. In an emergency, dial 911 on your phone.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office supports the University’s student-centered mission by focusing on care services, student conduct, academic integrity, conflict resolution, advocacy, and intentional educational engagement to promote and encourage well-being, accountability, prevention, and holistic student development.

Ombuds Office

The Office of the Student Ombuds provides all UNF students with a safe, confidential place to bring questions and concerns about University rules, policies, or procedures. The Ombuds assists students by considering all sides of an issue in an impartial and objective way, and then advises on how to best resolve the problems.

The UNF Student Ombuds Office operates in accordance with the International Ombudsman Association rules and guidelines. It provides an independent, neutral, confidential and impartial environment for students to raise issues and learn what alternatives are available for addressing them.

Victim Advocacy Program

The Victim Advocacy Program serves as a resource and support service for anyone in the University community who has been a victim of actual or threatened violence. The services offered range from emotional support to assistance navigating the criminal justice system. Twenty-four-hour crisis intervention services are available to provide immediate assistance to the UNF community. A 24-hour Crisis Helpline is available at 

Student Advocate

The Student Advocate is a member of the Executive Branch of Student Government, appointed to the Cabinet of the Student Body President, and confirmed by the Senate. 

Employee Assistance Program

UNF's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers confidential, short-term counseling from Licensed Professional Counselors for a full range of personal issues and achieving a healthy work/life balance across the life span. In a crisis, emergency help is available 24/7.

Title IX

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Inclusion (EOI) has the authority and responsibility to receive, investigate, and, where appropriate, attempt to conciliate complaints, or investigate situations or conduct alleged to be in violation of the University's Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Inclusion Regulation and Sexual Misconduct and Title IX Sexual Harassment Regulation.

University Police Department

The University of North Florida is a friendly, caring and trusting community, but we are not immune to problems associated with crime. Your University Police Department will do everything possible to keep you safe, but needs YOUR help. As a member of the University community you can help control crime by reporting suspicious activity, taking extra precautions and being aware of the crimes that could affect you. Contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800.

Other Resources 

LGBTQ Center

The LGBTQ Center is committed to advocacy, equality, community, and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied students, faculty, and staff at the University of North Florida while also engaging the greater Jacksonville community to create a more inclusive and just society.

Intercultural Center

The Intercultural Center strives to foster a supportive, exploratory environment focused on holistically-developing students through education and entertainment. The center seeks to help each Osprey find their place in the nest and soar as they spread their wings. 

Interfaith Center

The UNF Interfaith Center's mission is to engage UNF students, faculty, and staff around religious and worldview diversity, through distinctive programs and services to explore religious and non-religious identities, build relationships across difference, and develop the next generation of Interfaith leaders.

Women's Center

The Women's Center has been a vital hub of learning and advocacy at the University of North Florida for 25 years. All are invited to share in this legacy and make your own mark by taking advantage of the numerous experiences the Center has to offer.

General Counsel

The mission of the Office of the General Counsel is to provide comprehensive, high quality and professional legal services in a timely manner that enables the University to achieve its mission in an ethical and lawful manner.


Violations and Concerns

If you believe a crime has been committed or you are experiencing an emergency that requires immediate attention, please call the UNF Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or dial 9-1-1. If you witness an incident you believe may be a violation of a campus policy or regulation including the Student Code of Conduct, learn how and where to report it using the link below. 

Report an Incident