Resources & Support

Want to discuss making a change?

Know a friend, roommate, or student you are concerned about?

Students may walk in, be referred anonymously by other students, faculty, or staff, or be referred after violating the campus Alcohol and Other Drug policy to the Sandler Center for an assessment. This meeting consists of an assessment of the student's alcohol or other drug use with the purpose of helping the student to reevaluate the affect that substances are having on his/her life. The student may be referred to other programs and services in order to best assist him/her in making positives changes.

Let us help you navigate tough situations involving substance use.

  • Come to the Sandler Center for an assessment meeting, or refer a friend whose life is negatively affected by alcohol or other drugs.
  • ANONYMOUS AND CONFIDENTIAL! This meeting is about helping the student understand that alcohol or other drugs are putting them at risk. It also serves as a first step for students who want to make positive change in their own life. This is a caring process dedicated to providing the best resources available to make sure that the student has a safe, healthy, fun, and successful experience at UM.


If this is an emergency or there is an immediate threat of harm to a student or the community contact University Police at 305-284-6666 or 9-1-1.

The reports are reviewed by designated University administrators who will reach out and respond to the student of concern by the next business day. It is our goal to intervene before the student reaches a crisis level. If you are a UM faculty, staff, or administrator, we encourage you to reach out directly to the Dean of Students Office or Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Anyone providing false information may be subject to University disciplinary action.


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