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Welcome to the Student Care & Advocacy Office

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The Student Care & Advocacy Office provides Penn State students with the necessary tools and support to make difficult situations more manageable. Please reach out if you or someone you know has been impacted any of the following:

If a situation with a student arises or you have questions, concerns, or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact our office by phone at 814-863-2020 or by email at We are a small team and serve a large population of students and we strive to be as efficient and responsive as possible. Calling or emailing ahead will help us better serve you. For more emergent situations, please utilize any of the following crisis services:

Emergency/Police/Ambulance: 911
Centre County CAN Help 24/7 Mobile Crisis: 1 (800) 643-5432
Sexual Assault/Relationship Violence Line: 1 (800) 560-1637
Childline- Child Abuse Reporting: 1 (800) 932-0313
Behavioral Threat Management Team (BTMT): 1-855-863-BTMT (2868),

120 Boucke Building | 814.863.4926 | Contact Student Care & Advocacy