Emergencies

Prevent Suicide

IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS EXPERIENCING A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY, CALL: 9-1-1 OR UNIVERSITY POLICE (813) 974-2628.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a personal or emotional crisis please choose from the options below:

1. Call USF Counseling Center: (813) 974-2831

  • After hours (evenings, weekends, and holidays) wait for the recording and press the number #3 to speak with a Crisis Counselor
  • During office hours ask to speak with the on call counselor. Come in, or walk the student over, for a 30-minute urgent appointment at SVC2124 ONLY (Student Services Building 2nd floor) during our hours: 
    • Fall and Spring Hours:
      Monday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
      Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
      Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
    • Hours for Same-day Appointment Sessions, effective October 7, 2019:
      Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
      Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pmIf you or someone you know is experiencing a life threatening emergency, call: 9-1-1 or University Police: (813) 974-2628. If you or someone you know is experiencing a personal or emotional crisis, please call our after-hours number at (813) 974-2831 and press option 3 to speak with a licensed mental healthcare professional.
    • Summer Hours:
      Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

2. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 

3. Contact SOS OR SOCAT: (813) 974-6130

  • If additional support and follow-up is needed for the student, contact Student Outreach and Support file a Student of Concern Referral form or call (813) 974-6130.