COVID-19 information

COVID-19 information


Main office 505-454-3529

24-hour crisis line
505-429-4505 or 505-795-3665


In case of an emergency, please dial 911
Campus police: 505-454-3278

Contact Us | Resources | Suicide Prevention | LGBTQ 

CARES Telework Continuity Services Plan

Main campus:

CARES staff on main campus in Las Vegas are currently telecommuting.

CARES staff will be available for individual contact via ZOOM. Students needing this service should call CARES staff at the contact information below for a link. CARES staff will provide programming in the virtual environment. Information regarding programming will be distributed globally via email and CARES social media.

Statewide centers:

CARES staff in the statewide centers will be telecommuting as well. Center staff and students are advised to contact Ms. Burbank directly via email for assistance as needed. Ms. Burbank will provide the appropriate assistance.



The Center Advocacy Resources Education & Support “HU-CARES” program provides services, suicide prevention, and support to students who are victim/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Services include counseling, advocacy, and connecting with community service providers.

HU-CARES also provides educational outreach and prevention, and coordinates trainings for students, faculty, and staff.

What is Dating and Domestic Violence? | What is Sexual Assault? | What is Stalking?

Contact Us | Resources | Suicide Prevention | Sexual Abuse Resources | LGBTQ

Title IX information

Make an appointment with an advocate 

  • Immediate, confidential and supportive response to survivors is a priority as is advocating for victims of violence. Confidential crisis intervention and advocacy is available to recent survivors, as well as to those working to recover from a past incident.

Confidential services include:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Advocacy with law enforcement, Student Judicial Affairs, housing and academic assistance
  • Accompaniment to interviews with law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office, court, Student Judicial Affairs and Title IX meetings, and the hospital
  • Assistance with restraining orders
  • Referrals to campus and community services

To speak with an advocate after hours:

  • Please call/ text the CARES crisis number 505-795-3665 or 505-429-4505
  • Callers receive immediate, confidential assistance from specially trained advocates

Request a presentation: Click here to submit form

Policy Statement Regarding the Prevention of and Response to Sex Offenses, Domestic Violence and Stalking(PDF)

Annual Security Report


In case of an emergency, please dial 911
Campus police: 505-454-3278


Dial 5555 (land line only)
After-hours rape crisis 505-425-1048
New location: Student Union Building (SUB) 328

Important Dates

  • 28


    Meet and Greet - Student Affairs Team

  • 04


    Chocolate! Highlands Loves goes virtual in 2021

  • 10


    Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fair

Here's who cares!

Contact us any time for support, crisis counseling, or just to talk. 505-454-3529

  • Ruthy Watson, Ph.D.


  • Latasha Burbank

    CARES Advocacy and Education Coordinator