Campus Services - Butler University

Campus Services - Butler University

Campus Services

The Division of Student Affairs strives to

integrate educational experiences into a campus

setting with opportunities, challenges and

services that promote a student’s development

as a total person. The vice president for student

affairs serves as the primary liaison for students

and the various other segments of the University

community. The primary offices of the Division

are located in Atherton Union and the Health

and Recreation Complex. The Office of the

Vice President for Student Affairs is located

in Atherton Union, Room 200.

Butler University is concerned with the

overall quality of the life of its students. Through

the Division of Student Affairs and under the

direction of the vice president for student affairs,

Butler provides a range of programs, activities

and support services designed to meet the needs

of its students. Rules and regulations governing

student life are outlined in the Student

Handbook, available on the Butler

University website.

John W. Atherton Union houses the

University bookstore, food service operation

and many offices within the Division of

Student Affairs. Atherton Union maintains

numerous facilities, including student organization

offices, the Volunteer Center, meeting

rooms, ATM, computer lab, and various

student affairs offices. The campus bookstore

and one of the University’s dining rooms are

also located in Atherton Union. Snacks, grill

and fountain items are available in the C-Club

(Campus Club) and in Starbucks Coffee Shop.

The Programs for Leadership and Service Education

(PuLSE) Office, which is responsible for

the operation of Atherton Union, is located in

Atherton Union, Room 101. Any concerns

regarding Atherton may be directed to this office.

for substance abuse and other mental health

concerns for individuals mandated for such

assessments by others within the University.

The service also offers educational outreach

programs and consultation services to the entire

university community. A psychiatrist is contracted

to be at the service part-time to provide

medication therapy for a fee. Office hours are

8 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Appointments to see a therapist may be made

in person or by telephone at (317) 940-9385.

Campus Safety

The Department of Public Safety’s purpose

is to maintain a safe and secure environment for

the university commu¬nity. Student “Right to

Know” information, better known as the Clery

Act, can be located by visiting the University

Department of Public Safety’s web page at:

University Police Department (BUPD)

The University Police are responsible for

investigating incidents, traffic enforcement,

issuing student identification cards and

providing assistance in emergency situations,

including contacting local fire and ambulance

services. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day,

seven days a week. The police department also

is responsible for coordinating crime prevention

programs for students, faculty and staff

throughout each semester.

Environmental Programs is responsible

for maintaining compliance with numerous

federal, state and local regulations that govern

fire, safety and environmental issues at Butler


Victim Advocate

The Victim Advocate Program at Butler

Counseling and Consultation University provides 24-hour response throughout

the academic year by a trained advocate to


The Counseling and Consultation Services

students who have experienced sexual assault or

(CCS) is located in the Health and Recreation

interpersonal violence. The needs of someone

Complex. The service offers individual and

who has been sexually assaulted vary from

group therapy for difficulties such as depression,

person to person and may vary over time and

anxiety, eating and body image, grief and loss,

the Victim Advocate can help a student connect

alcohol and other drugs, stress management,

to campus or external resources she or he would

and relationship concerns. Individual and

find most helpful and healing. To obtain

group therapies are free of cost and strictly

assistance and an explanation of services contact

confidential. The service conducts evaluations

the victim advocate at (317) 910-5572 or

33 Butler University

Campus Services

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