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If an incident of sexual misconduct or sexual or relationship violence occurs, options to report the incident, receive confidential support and immediate assistance are available through on-campus and off-campus resources. In order to ensure all members of our community have access to health and safety resources, ASU employees are mandatory reporters and must report allegations of sexual assault/harassment. You can find information about confidential resources on this page or by visiting the Confidential Support page.

 

Medical resources

ASU HEALTH SERVICES (CONFIDENTIAL)

ASU Health Services is dedicated to the well-being and educational success of each student, and offers more than 20 board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners. It is important that victims of sexual and relationship violence seek medical care to have their injuries treated and be checked for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy. ASU Health Services does not provide forensic exams, these can only be provided through the Family Advocacy Centers in the Phoenix area.

FAMILY ADVOCACY CENTERS (FAC)

Sexual violence affects many aspects of a victim's life—including safety and health, family and work situations, and finances—and often leads to perplexing legal questions. To receive basic assistance, victims often must navigate a complicated maze of governmental and community agencies. FAC, or sexual assault response teams, help victims through the maze.

The following Phoenix area family advocacy centers provide the forensic examination:

*This phone number is for individuals who want a medical forensic exam, but do not want to report the incident to law enforcement in Maricopa County. Victims/survivors who participate in a VAWA (non-report) exam have the option to report to police at a later date.

 

Counseling and support resources

ASU COUNSELING SERVICES (CONFIDENTIAL)

Counseling Services is available for those who have experienced sexual assault or a friend who was made aware of a sexual assault. ASU Counseling offers confidential, personal counseling and crisis services for students experiencing emotional concerns, problems in adjusting, and other factors that affect their ability to achieve their academic and personal goals.

ASU STUDENT ADVOCACY AND ASSISTANCE

ASU Student Advocacy and Assistance supports students to ensure that those who have been affected by sexual assault, relationship violence, and other troubling life events are provided with the support they need to reduce the impact in other areas of a student’s life. The Student Advocate can assist with arrangements to be made in housing, academics, student employment, visa/immigration issues, financial aid concerns and other areas of life that can help the student to better cope and deal with their experience. The Student Advocate can also connect students with a wide variety of resources and other services available for students both within the university and in the community. In some cases, a student may choose to seek a leave of absence or a reduced course load; these actions may, in turn, impact a student’s immigration, visa and/or financial status. In such cases, Student Advocacy and Assistance will help connect the student with the applicable University department or unit to obtain relevant information and assistance.

ASU EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE OFFICE (CONFIDENTIAL)

The Employee Assistance Office offers free, voluntary and confidential behavioral health and organizational consultation for personal and work-related issues. All Services provided by the Employee Assistance Office are confidential, including those related to harassment or violence regardless of whether it occurs on campus or off.

ASU BEHAVIOR RESPONSE TEAM

The Behavior Response Team (BRT) is a cross-disciplinary approach to assessing potential or actual threatening employee behavior. It is comprised of subject matter experts from the Employee Assistance Office (EAO), the Office of General Counsel (OGC), the ASU Police Department, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) and department managers.

ASU VICTIM SERVICES (CONFIDENTIAL)

ASU Victim Services is responsible for providing support, information and resources to victims and witnesses of crime and their families. A victim advocate is available for students, faculty and staff.

Victim Services (480)965-0107

EMPACT’S ASU-DEDICATED CRISIS LINE

EMPACT-SPC provides services to all people in need of services, including 24-Hour emergency and crisis services and a 24-hour crisis hotline: 480-921-1006. They also offer emergency services for individuals who have experienced sexual assault.

 

Reporting resources

ASU POLICE

Arizona State University Police are familiar with ASU Campus and each report of sexual violence is approached with respect, sincerity and care for the victim. View ASU's Annual Clery Report to view campus safety information, crime statistics and summaries of campus security policies.

ASU CRIME PREVENTION UNIT

This unit provides education and promotes actions that can reduce crime and victimization. Visit the ASU Crime Prevention site.

ASU OFFICE OF STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SRR supports a safe and inclusive environment that fosters the intellectual, personal, social, ethical development of all students. When ASU learns that a student may have engaged in sexual misconduct, SRR investigates allegations and determines whether a violation of the Student Code of Conduct has occurred. Students who have been found responsible for sexual misconduct could be suspended or expelled from ASU.

ASU HOTLINE 877-786-3385

Reports received through the hotline will be sent to the appropriate office for investigation and follow-up. Complaints that involve students will be sent to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. Complaints that involved faculty or staff members will be sent to the Office of University Rights and Responsibilities. Please note: anonymous reporting will limit the ability to investigate. For more information, visit cfo.asu.edu/asu-hotline or call 1-877-SUN-DEVL (786-3385).

CITY POLICE DEPARTMENTS

City Police Departments are knowledgeable of the areas surrounding campus and will handle investigations and reports within their jurisdictions.

ASU West, City of Glendale Police Department 623-930-3000

ASU Polytechnic, City of Mesa Police Department 480-644-221

ASU Tempe, City of Tempe Police Department 480-350-8311

ASU Downtown, City of Phoenix Police Department 602-262-6151

FILING A POLICE REPORT FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

Filing a police report does not obligate a survivor of sexual assault to press charges against an assailant. A forensic examination or rape kit can be performed up to 5 days following an assault. For information about the forensic exam, please visit: http://www.rainn.org/get-information/legal-information/reporting-rape. In the Phoenix area, the forensic exam is provided through Family Advocacy Centers.

 

Safety resources

ASU LIVESAFE MOBILE APP

ASU SAFETY ESCORT SERVICES

This service provides safety escorts between campus buildings, residence halls and parking facilities 24/7 support is available.

  • Downtown Phoenix campus 602-496-3456
  • Polytechnic campus 480-727-3456
  • Tempe campus 480-965-1515
  • West campus 602-543-3456

UNIVERSITY HOUSING SAFETY AND SECURITY

Hall security procedures in place at each residence hall are intended to foster a safe and secure environment through a combination of hall staffing, role modeling, security checks, and policy enforcement, including key policies and guest/escort policies. Please report any concerns to residence hall staff.

 

Relationship and domestic violence resources

ARIZONA CONTACS SHELTER HOTLINE 2-1-1

This hotline can help a victim of domestic violence find shelter in the Phoenix area. Hours for this hotline are Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. During off hours within Maricopa County, please call 480-890-3039.

AZ COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGAL ADVOCACY HOTLINE 1-800-782-6400

Provides free, confidential legal advocacy for victims of domestic violence.

ARIZONA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Promotes awareness through information, training, awareness campaigns, events and the media.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE 1-800-799-SAFE

Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives.

SUN DEVIL MOVEMENT FOR VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Sun Devil Movement for Violence Prevention: The Sun Devil Movement for Violence Prevention (MVP) is a social movement focused on preventing violence at Arizona State University and beyond. Individual students, student organizations, fraternity and sorority chapters, and athletic teams have come together to actively create a community free from violence, harassment, exploitation, and intimidation of any kind.

MYPLAN RELATIONSHIP ASSESSMENT APP

myPlan Relationship Assessment App: myPlan is a tool to help with safety decisions if you, or someone you care about, is experiencing abuse in their intimate relationship. Backed by years of research it allows a user to find out if their relationship is dangerous, and helps them think through the best options for their unique situation.

 

LGBTQIA resources

ASU SAFEONE

SafeZONE is a program designed to increase understanding and awareness of issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) and other marginalized persons. SafeZONE was created to provide a more inclusive and accepting campus climate.

GLSEN

GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network has a list of local resources including advocacy & support, legal help, & health information.

QLINE

A 1-800 crisis hotline that assists LGBTQ youth. Need help call 1800 - 5 CRISIS (274747) or Local to Arizona call 480-736-4925

GLBT NATIONAL HELP CENTER

GLBT National Help Center: Provides peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

 

Other resources of interest

ASU SEXUAL AND RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Prevention Program

Provides sexual violence prevention and education to students, professionals, and community members through community level cooperative interventions.

AZ LAW TO PROTECT VICTIMS IN NEED OF BREAKING A LEASE

ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH

advocatesforyouth.org

Helps young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

HELPGUIDE.ORG

HELPGUIDE.org

Provides resources to empower others with knowledge and encouragement with support and self-help information on many topics including sexual violence.

ONE LOVE FOUNDATION

One Love Foundation: One Love educates young people about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships. We empower the next generation to love better and put a stop to relationship abuse.

RAINN RAPE ABUSE & INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK

rainn.org

Operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.