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Emergency Assistance

If you feel you need immediate help or emergency assistance, please call 911.

NU Disability Services

Students enrolled in a course at NU should complete the process to request an ADA accommodation well in advance of the anticipated need for services and accommodations. From the time a student submits their documentation, it can take up to two weeks for an accommodation to be implemented.

The Disability Services Office can be reached at

TimelyCare -24hr Virtual Mental Health Support

Virtual Mental Health Support for Students

National University is excited to offer TimelyCare, a virtual mental health and well–being program for students. This service is available to all National University students. It will provide students access to 24/7 virtual mental healthcare from anywhere in the United States at no cost to them! Students will be able to access TimelyCare using their student email address.

Health and Wellness Resource Guide

National University is committed to the wellbeing and safety of its students, faculty, and staff. The University is dedicated to promoting a safe and inclusive environment for its community members. As a member of the NU community, you may experience challenges – personally, professionally, academically – and need assistance working through these challenges. This guide contains a listing of external resources to assist you in overcoming obstacles that may be placed in your path. Keep it handy and refer back as often as needed.

Remember, you have what it takes. 

If you are depressed or anxious, stressed, in need of counseling, or experiencing grief or loss, know that there are resources to help. Find the resource that’s right for you and take the next step. Get the help you need.

Resources for Mental Health

Resources for Grief and Loss

Resources for Stress

Suicide Prevention

If you are distressed or considering self harm, know that help is available to you. There are many options offered to fit your specific needs– call, text or chat. Choose the resource that’s right for you and reach out; let someone know you are struggling.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “START” to 741-741 (press 1 for veterans and 2 for nonveterans)

Suicide Hotline

Call 1.800.SUICIDE or (1-800-784-2433)

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)

Call 1-866-488-7386

Resources specifically for veterans:

Locate and call a VA Suicide Prevention Coordinator or text the VA responder line at 838255.

Or visit any of the websites below:

Click the links below for more information:

If you feel you need immediate help or emergency assistance, please call 911.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

If you are seeking assistance for drug or alcohol abuse, know that help is available to you. There are many resources that offer services to help you overcome substance abuse. Let someone know you are struggling.

Domestic or Sexual Violence

If you have are experiencing domestic or sexual violence, or know someone who has, know that you are not in this alone. Help is available to you and to them. Visit any of the resources below for details on ser-vices offered surrounding domestic or sexual violence.

A Resource for Resources

If you have other issues or concerns that you are seeking assistance for, there are resources for you too! Below is a website that allows you to search for different programs (food, housing, transportation, health, legal, etc.) by zip code.

Aunt Bertha– The Social Care Network