On-Grounds Connections

On-Grounds Housing Accommodations
Students with unique concerns that would like to receive information about the options available in on-grounds housing should contact the Assistant Director of Assignments (Countess Hughes) at cmh8sc@virginia.edu or 434-924-3314 for assistance.

HELPLine: 295-TALK
HELP Line is an anonymous, confidential telephone service serving the residents of Charlottesville, Albemarle County and the University of Virginia. We are a student-run, student-operated program, staffed entirely of volunteers, affiliated with Madison House. Visit the HELPLine website for more info.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Groups
The U.Va. Department of Student Health, Harrison Bowne “Tersh” Smith Jr., Memorial Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a full-service outpatient clinic whose mission is to be responsive to the counseling and psychiatric needs of U.Va. students while also providing crisis management, consultation, and psychoeducational outreach services to the broader U.Va. community.

Sexual Orientation Men’s Support Group
This supportive group is for gay and bisexual men and those who may be questioning their sexuality. The goal of this group is to provide a safe, supportive atmosphere to learn to accept yourself and better your lives. Themes may include: how out is out, talking to relatives and friends, identity, relationships, role models, discrimination, internalized homophobia, self esteem, assertiveness, and taking control of responsibility for one’s own life. Offered Both Semesters. Contact William Anderson Ph.D. for more information.

Women’s Center Counseling Services
Since 1990, the Women’s Center has offered individual, couples, and group counseling services to University of Virginia students, faculty, and staff, as well as to members of the Charlottesville community. Counseling is offered for both men and women individually, as well as couples. The Women’s Center offers free and confidential support groups for UVa students, faculty, staff and Charlottesville community members. For more information and participation, call 434-982-2361.

University Career Services – Diversity Resources
University Career Services (UCS) provides guidance and resources to a diverse student body for the attainment of students’ career-related goals.

Bias Incident Reporting:
Just Report It: Online system for reporting bias incidents to the University. The Dean on call at the time of the report will be notified.

UVA Sexual Assault Information and Support:
UVA Sexual Violence Education and Resources
Not On Our Grounds: Sexual Violence Prevention Initiative

Single Stall & Gender-Neutral Bathrooms:
For a map of single stall and gender-neutral bathrooms, visit our Bathrooms Map.

For information on additional LGBTQ resources, please contact Scott Rheinheimer or visit him in Newcomb Hall, Room 164A.