Who do I contact in an emergency?

During Office Hours

Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

During office hours emergencies are handled immediately. Please call a counselor as soon as possible at (203) 576-4454 so we can be of assistance.

If a counselor is not reached immediately, hang up and call Campus Security at (203) 576-4911.

During Evening Hours or the Weekend

In case of an evening or weekend crisis; if you live on campus, call extension 4911. Campus Security will assist you and a counselor will be notified. Counseling Services staff are on-call after hours 7 days a week to assist in emergencies. If you live off campus, call 911.

The following are some helpful numbers:

  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1 888-774-2900
  • Rape Crisis Services: 1 888-999-5545
  • V.E.D.A.S Hotline (Espanol): 1 888-568-8332
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 800-273-8255


  • UB's Counseling Services

  • 174 University Ave
    Carstensen Hall 2nd Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4454


  • Monday to Friday
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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