Health and Safety Resources
Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) (formerly the Crisis Intervention and Referral Team, or CIRT) is a campus wide team of appointed professionals responsible for identifying, assessing, and responding to serious concerns and/or disruptive behaviors by students who may threaten the health or safety of the campus community. Use the referral form to alert BIT of a student who was recently or still is in crisis.
BIT Brochure (PDF)
Counseling Services is one of the many services provided to students at Curry Health Center. CS helps students with personal, behavioral, mental health and substance abuse concerns. Services include individual, group and crisis counseling, as well as psychiatry (medication). No charge for the first appointment and groups. $18 per individual session thereafter. Psychiatry is $20/session. Schedule at 243-4711, 8a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
- 24-hour crisis and suicide lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- Crisis text line: text MT to 741-741
Curry Health Center provides quality, affordable, accessible health care for students at the University of Montana. We promote a healthy campus by treating students with dignity and respect and through collaborating and sharing our expertise with others. Services include counseling, dental, medical, SARC, Wellness and a pharmacy.
The Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office works to eliminate barriers which inhibit students, faculty and staff from achieving their full potential in education, employment, and other programs and services at the University. It administers the University’s Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Stalking and Retaliation Policy. Jessica Weltman, Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, is also the University's Title IX Coordinator. Jessica coordinates the University's response to complaints of sex-based discrimination, including sexual harassment, stalking, sexual assault, relationship violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct, as well as retaliation. You can learn more about the EO office, mandated reporting, and resources on the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action website.
UM Police officers are law enforcement officers selected for their ability to exercise appropriate judgment and enforcement action in a university environment filled with young adults. Officers assist in the guidance of students as they live, learn, and work in preparation for life after their academic experience. A 24/7 dispatch operation answers calls for assistance and directs appropriate responders.
Emergency 911; x4000.
SARC provides free and confidential support for those affected by discrimination, sexual violence, and interpersonal violence. Call an advocate on the 24-hour support line at x6559.
Support for Faculty and Staff