If you or someone you know is in danger or needs immediate help, call 911.
If you're not in immediate danger, we're here to help. If you've experienced sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence or stalking, confidential support and guidance is available to you. Please see the On-Campus and Local Resources for Those Impacted by Sexual Violence, Sexual Harassment, and Other Prohibited Behavior for more information.
The offices noted above provide confidentiality. A report to these resources does not constitute official notice to the University about potential policy violations. Without additional action by the individual, discussions with members of these offices will not result in any action by the University to resolve the expressed concerns.
The advocates at the CARE: Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education can:
Reach an advocate and other support services 24 hours a day at (805) 893-4613
Trained professionals on your campus offer confidential counseling and can connect you with additional resources, such as the Academic Personnel Office to help faculty understand their academic rights and the appropriate office to file a report. Additionally, faculty and supervisors may utilize the Guide for Faculty and Supervisors to assist you in responding to student sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
Contact your local confidential professional at (805) 893-4613
If someone you know has experienced sexual violence, here are some resources to help you support them.