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On Campus Services for UTPA Students

Cyberstalking Project

Office of Victim Services

The University of Texas - Pan American Police Department's Office of Victim Services has the dual function of assisting victims of violent crimes and assisting detectives who investigate crimes. Our primary purpose is to alleviate the psychological and emotional trauma experienced as a result of violent crime. 

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES (SHS)

Student health services offers general medical care, Women's Wellness, Skin Care, STD Screening, routine immunizations, HIV testing, and TB testing. Houses a Class D pharmacy and carries over-the-counter items.

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (CaPS)

Counseling and psychological Services helps students with their personal concerns so they can meet the daily challenges of student life.

UTPA POLICE DEPARTMENT

The University Police Department, a Division of the University of Texas System Police, is responsible for the welfare of faculty, staff, students and visitors on campus, as well as the protection of university assets.

For RGV Residents

COUNSELING AND PREPARATION CLINIC (CAP)

The CAP Clinic serves the community's mental health needs by providing counseling and assessment services free of charge.

OFF CAMPUS SERVICES

TEXAS CIVIL RIGHTS PROJECT

Since its inception, the Texas Civil Rights Project has served adults and children referred through the El Paso, Midland/Odessa, Austin, and San Juan offices. The social services program aims to empower clients by providing assistance with safety planning, advocacy, education, self-development, and basic needs. In particular, clients have been able to connect to counseling and support services, a much needed relief for people living in isolation or areas without services.

FAMILY CRISIS CENTER OF RIO GRANDE VALLEY

The Family Crisis Center provides free and confidential services to victims of family violence and sexual assault in norther Cameron County and all of Willacy County.

MUJERES UNIDAS

For 30 years Mujeres Unidas has been providing emergency shelter and services to families who are fleeing from domestic violence in their homes.

FRIENDSHIP OF WOMEN

The Mission of Friendship of Women, Inc. is to provide leadership, support on family violence and sexual assault issues and a safe place for victims and their families. Domestic violence and sexual assault are crimes of violence. As a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault you have the right to protect yourself!

Contact Us

Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation (CAVE)
Web:  utpa.edu/cave
Phone: (956) 665-8081
E-mail: cave@utpa.edu