JED Campus Program

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to have the Jed Campus designation.
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About JED Campus

JED Campus is the signature program of the JED Foundation focused on protecting and promoting emotional well-being among college students. Through a comprehensive and collaborative approach, curated goals, support and action aim to build upon UTA’s existing mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention efforts.

Frequently Asked Questions

UTA has embarked on a strategic partnership with JED that not only assesses and enhances the work that is already being done on our campus, but helps to create positive, systemic change in the UTA community. By becoming a member of JED Campus, UTA demonstrates its commitment to the emotional well-being of its students.

Over the course of a 4 year collaborative partnership, JED Campus and UTA will work with UTA students, faculty, and staff through the JED taskforce to identify opportunities to promote and protect emotional health, substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts on campus and strengthen mental health safety nets.

The UTA student voice is critical to the success of JED Campus. JED collects information directly from UTA students through the Healthy Minds Study and a student focus group. UTA students also provide ongoing input and participation into the JED Campus project.