Supports for Students in Distress

If you are in need of urgent support call Campus Enforcement and Patrol Office (CEP) (709) 864-4100 and an immediate response will be activated.

Emergency situations include:

  • Concerned for immediate safety
  • Experiencing or witnessing behaviour that is violent, destructive, harmful, aggressive or threatening to self or others.

The Campus Enforcement and Patrol Office (CEP) is here 24 hours a day/365 days each year to help provide a safe and secure working environment. All incidents and/or accidents on campus involving actual or potential danger to life or property should be communicated immediately to CEP at (709) 864-4100.

Students with urgent mental health concerns should avail of the following community-based services:

  • 24-hour mental health crisis line: (709) 737-4668 (local) or 1-888-737-4668 (province-wide).
  • Crisis Text Line: text 'Talk' to 686868
  • Mobile Crisis Response Team: 1-888-737-4668 St. John’s Region.
  • Psychiatric Assessment Unit: (709) 777-3021 or (709) 777-3022 24 hour Walk-in Crisis Service at the Waterford Hospital Site on Waterford Bridge Rd.
  • Health Sciences Emergency Department on Columbus Drive in St. John’s (709) 777-6335.

If you are in need of non-urgent support:

If you are a registered student and would like to speak to a counsellor, appointments can be made in person or by telephone, (709) 864-8500 (Option #2). Appointments can not be made via email.

The Student Wellness and Counselling Centre (SWCC) hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Summer hours 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

If you are a registered student experiencing a significant change in your personal, academic, or financial circumstances, and would like to talk to someone regarding supports, please contact the Student Support Office (709) 864-7594 or studentsupport@mun.ca to schedule an appointment.

Student Support hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Summer hours 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)