Please be advised that not all resources are confidential. A confidential resource is one that can discuss your concerns with you privately and is not obligated to report to authorities. Legally, there are a few exceptions to confidentiality; those exceptions are abuse of a child or vulnerable adult and imminent harm to self or others. Most of the non-confidential resources do have policies in place to keep your information as private as possible. If you are concerned about confidentiality, please make sure to ask about policies before disclosing any information you do not want shared.
Confidential resources are indicated by an *
On-Campus resources are indicated by the Cougar Crest
Academic Success and Career Center (ACSS)ACSS offers a wide-variety of structured services that aid student success. These include academic advising, peer tutoring, and academic success coaching. 509-335-6000
WSU Access Center-disability accomodation
The Access Center provides accommodations and services to incoming and current WSU students with disabilities, psychological or medical conditions, or temporary injuries that limit their access to the educational environment. 509-335-3417
*Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse (ATVP) & Crime Victim Service Center (CVSC)
ATVP provides 24 hour emergency and supportive services to family, dating, and sexual violence victims and survivors and their children.
Services are available for concerned, supportive family members, friends and community members. ATVP offers a 24 hour hotline, individual support, support groups, legal and medical advocacy, and a confidential shelter. All services are provided free of charge, in confidence and without discrimination. ATVP houses the Region 8 CVSC which offers many of these services to victims of all crime. 1-877-334-2887 or 1-509-332-HELP(4357)
Community Action Center (CAC)
CAC offers emergency housing and financial services, assistance in obtaining long-term housing assistance, a community food bank, energy assistance, and emergency transportation assistance. 509-334-9147
Office of the University Ombudsman
The Office of the University Ombudsman works to protect the interests, rights, and privileges of students, staff, and faculty at all levels of university operations and programs.
Dean of Student’s Office (DOS)
By working with university and community partners, they advise students about services, resources, and options that support their success and provide guidance and assistance during times of challenge, crisis, complexity or emergency. 509-335-5757
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
DSHS has a wide range of services available, including, but not limited to, food, cash, medical and housing assistance, mental health and addiction services, and emergency financial assistance.
Call 1-800-737-0617 For more information, or to apply on-line, visit: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/
Free Clinic Directory
This website will help you find free and low-cost medical and dental care.
Student accounts can help students solve financial problems and arrange payment plans. 509-335-9651
The Undergraduate Writing Center
The Writing Center is a free, walk-in, para-professional, peer tutoring service that was created to help all undergraduates with any type of writing (liberal arts through the sciences) at any stage of the writing process (from brainstorming through drafting and final editing).
All writers are welcome and no appointments are necessary. There is also an on-line option available. 509-335-1323
Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC)
GIESORC leads Washington State University’s ongoing work towards an inclusive campus culture for LGBTQA students, faculty, and staff in all our locations.
They promote awareness and ally development as well as providing a Friday food bank, workshops, virtual and physical resources, opportunities to work for social justice, leadership training, and support. 509-335-8841
Office for Equal Opportunity (OEO)
The Office for Equal Opportunity (OEO) is responsible for investigating complaints of Discrimination, Discriminatory Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct, and ensuring that WSU is compliant with State and Federal EEO and Affirmative Action Laws.
OEO is WSU’s central intake and compliance office for matters that fall under the purview of Title IX. In addition, OEO provides in-person training sessions for departments, academic units, and student living groups. 509-335-8288
Planned Parenthood offers sliding scale reproductive health care for both men and women. 1-800-230-PLAN(7526)
TRiO /Student Support Services (SSS)
SSS offers academic support and enrichment/personal development opportunities for those who qualify.
SSS also runs a food pantry and professional clothing bank that all students can access. 509-335-7324
The Math Learning Center
The Math Learning Center (Cleveland 130) and the computing lab in Thompson Hall (room 1) offer free tutoring for students to help you succeed in your math classes. 509-335-0844
The Graduate School
The overall mission of the Graduate School is to advance graduate education and enhance the experience of our graduate students.
We further this mission by providing service, oversight, and advocacy for all aspects of the graduate enterprise at Washington State University. 509-335-6424
*Palouse River Counseling
Palouse River Counseling (PRC) mental health programs are licensed by the state of Washington to provide Crisis support and intervention, outpatient services, group sessions, medication management, addiction services, and youth services. 509- 334-1133 or 24 hour crisis line 1-866-871-6385
*Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH)
Pullman Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours, providing confidential care for both mental and physical health emergencies.
Pullman Regional Hospital can offer care for victims of sexual assault, and can offer prophylaxis treatment and education. The Social Services department can provide emotional support and counseling and help people learn about their options and additional community resources. 509-332-2541.
Whitman County Child Support and Victim/Witness program
The Whitman County Child Support and Victim/Witness program is part of the Office of the Prosecutor.
They offer support and information about legal processes to victims and witnesses to crime. 509-397-5659
WSU is a member of the Northwest eTutoring Consortium, and WSU students have 24 hour access to this on-line, chat based service.
Through this service, tutoring is available for a wide variety of subject areas at any time of the day or night. For more information, contact WSU’s Academic Success and Career Center to learn how to set up your account.509-335-4015
*Northwest Justice Project Free Legal Hotline (CLEAR)
CLEAR is Washington State’s publicly funded legal aid program.
CLEAR provides free legal assistance and representation to those who qualify on the basis of income. CLEAR also maintains a website with legal education tools and materials. 1-888-201-1014.
The Office of Veterans Affairs
he WSU Office of Veterans Affairs serves the Veteran student.
They are dedicated to ensuring the smooth application of your VA education benefits; while also providing information on a wide variety of Veteran services and help with any issues that the Veteran student might encounter. 509-335-1234
The Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS)
The Office of Multicultural Student Services seeks to promote a campus community that fosters the holistic development of multicultural students by providing relevant services to support their academic pursuit, expressing genuine care for their personal development and well-being, advocating on their behalf and encouraging the full use of all university resources. 509-335-7852
International Student Services
International Student Services offers academic and language support, information about visas, travel, and documentation, emergency tuition support, and opportunities to connect with other international students. 509-335-4223
*Snake River Community Clinic
The Snake River Community Clinic is a Lewiston based non-profit, free medical clinic for low-income people who are uninsured or under-insured (have catastrophic coverage only). 1-208-743-5899
*Palouse Free Clinic
Palouse Free Clinic provides free, high-quality healthcare to community members with an emphasis on reducing barriers to care, treating patients with dignity, and empowering patients to improve all aspects of their health and wellness.
Sojourners' Alliance is a private, nonprofit organization located in Moscow, Idaho providing affordable housing, basic support services, education in life and interpersonal skills, and counseling. 208-883-3438
*The Indian Health Service (IHS)
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services , is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. The IHS provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 566 federally recognized tribes in 35 states).
WSU Housing, Dining, & Residence Life
The departments of Housing, Dining, & Residence Life are here to make your university living experience a safe and memorable one.
We have a wide variety of housing options to meet our residents' needs. When you live in one of our on-campus communities, Residence Life is here to help you make connections with others. Because we value the development of each person, we help you and your peers with interpersonal communication, life skills, and personal growth. We provide a safe and supportive environment where we promote not only education, but leadership opportunities and intercultural awareness. We celebrate our commonalities, our diverse backgrounds and aspire to help everyone find success!).
WSU Office of Equity and Diversity
The Office of Equity and Diversity is committed to becoming a department dedicated to recognizing diversity and inclusion as essential to achieving excellence.
Essential to Washington State University’s public, land-grant tradition of service to society, the mission of the Office of Equity and Diversity is to promote, create, and sustain an inclusive campus and community environment through education. The Office of Equity and Diversity will achieve this by fostering collaborative partnerships, engaging cultural differences, promoting dialogue, advancing knowledge, and providing community spaces.
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