Emergency Assistance

Emergency and Urgent Care Assistance

Right Away — Emergency Assistance

If you or someone else is experiencing a potential life threatening situation and in need of immediate attention it is best to call either 911 or CSUN Campus Police at (818) 677-2111.

Can't Wait Too Long — Urgent Care Assistance

During Business Hours: Between the hours of 8:00AM and 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

Students in need of urgent psychological assistance are encouraged to call UCS at (818) 677-2366 or come to our office (520) on the 5th Floor of Bayramian Hall. Please let the receptionist know you would like to speak with a counselor as soon as possible. You will be asked to fill out paper work which will take approximately 10 minutes and most likely will be able to speak with a counselor within an hour.

After Hours

Several options exist if you need to speak with someone after UCS is closed.

  • Call (818) 677-2366 and choose from the 3 options
  • 911 or (818) 677-2111 for potential life threatening situations
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: (310) 391-1253 (24 hours)
  • CSUN Campus Helpline: (818) 349- Help (4357)
  • Valley Trauma Center (Rape Crisis): (818) 866-0453 (24 hours)
  • Women Helping Women (877) 655-3807
  • Helpline of Southern California (562) 596-5548
  • Drug Helpline (800) 559-9503
  • Referral List of Counseling Services

Critical Incident Consultations

UCS provides consultations to students, faculty and staff in response to any critical incident or disaster that may impact the well being of the CSUN community. We offer de-briefing and psychological-educational consultations for a variety of critical incidents including: death of a student, faculty or staff, natural disasters, violence on campus and other traumatic events experienced or witnessed. Please call (818) 677-2366 and ask to speak with the Director, Dr. Mark Stevens or the on-call counselor to arrange a consultation.