If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual misconduct, we want you to receive the help and support you need. The following offices and agencies provide immediate support services to victims of sexual misconduct:
Respect Program (404.727.1514). The Respect Program can provide private consultation and referrals to assist students impacted by sexual misconduct. Program staff make referrals to address immediate safety, medical, and counseling needs. After immediate needs are addressed, staff can also assist students with safety planning, requesting informal remedies, and options for follow up through the university’s disciplinary process or with pressing criminal charges.
Student Health Services (404.727.7551). SHS can provide confidential medical services to students who have experienced sexual misconduct. Most services are provided free to students, regardless of whether or not SHS is a provider under your insurance plan. Some services may have fees, and if SHS is not a provider under your insurance plan then staff can assist you in identifying a covered provider.
Counseling and Psychological Services (404.727.7450). CAPS can provide confidential crisis and follow-up counseling to students impacted by sexual misconduct. CAPS offers individual and group counseling. Same day, walk-in appointments are available for urgent concerns. Simply let the receptionist know you have an urgent concern and need to be seen by a counselor.
Office of Equity and Inclusion (404.727.9867). The Office of Equity and Inclusion can assist students, faculty, and staff with concerns regarding Discriminatory Harassment and Sexual Misconduct. OEI provides private consultation and referrals to assist Emory community members with these issues. The Director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion also serves as the university's Title IX Coordinator.
Center for Women (404.727.2031). The Center for Women serves as a source of support for any member of the Emory community impacted by interpersonal or sexual violence. The Center makes referrals to campus and community support agencies.
Office of the Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life (404.727.6226). Staff and affiliated ministers with the Office of Religious Life can provide referrals to community members impacted by sexual or interpersonal violence. Some ministers may also provide confidential pastoral counseling.
Counseling and Career Services (770.784.8394). OCCS is dedicated to providing students who are impacted by sexual violence with all the necessary information, confidential guidance, and support possible. OCCS is located in the East Village Residential Complex in Beta Hall. To schedule a free and confidential consultation, please call or walk in during office hours to schedule an appointment.
Student Health Service (770.784.8376). SHS can provide urgent and follow-up medical care. SHS cannot perform evidence collection for criminal prosecution, but can provide medical care for the physical health consequences of sexual violence. Medical care may include optional treatment for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections and/or pregnancy. Pregnancy prevention is most effective when used within 72 hours of sex. To receive care please call us or walk in during business hours. While there may be a wait, we do see accomodate walk in appointments.
Residential Education and Services (770.784.8383). RES can assist students who have experienced sexual violence by connecting them with support staff and provide accomodations for living arrangements. RES can coordinate with other Oxford departments to integrate student services relating to crisis management, health, and counseling. To receive assistance please call or visit our office in the Candler Student Center.
Emory Police Department (404.727.6111). The Emory Police Department can make referrals to campus and community support resources and can investigate sexual misconduct to determine if criminal charges are warranted. Calling the police does not require that a victim wish to press charges.
DeKalb Rape Crisis Center (404.377.1428). The DeKalb Rape Crisis Center has a 24 hour crisis hotline to assist victims of sexual misconduct. Center staff can make referrals to address immediate safety, medical, and counseling needs. The Center also offers individual and group counseling to community members impacted by sexual misconduct.
DeKalb Medical Center (404.501.1000). DeKalb Medical Center is a hospital that can address medical needs for victims of sexual misconduct. The Center has staff trained to perform evidence collection for sexual assault that can assist the police if a victim of sexual assault wishes to file criminal charges. Having evidence collected does not obligate a victim of sexual assault to press charges.
Emory University Hospital (404.712.2000). Emory University Hospital, located on campus, can address medical needs for victims of sexual misconduct. However, EUH does not have personnel trained in evidence collection for sexual assault. Students who may want evidence collected to assist with future criminal charges should consider seeking medical attention at DeKalb Medical Center.
Campus Life Professional on-call (404.727.6111). Available through the Emory Police Department, call and ask the police to contact the Campus Life Professional on-call. The Campus Life Professional on-call can provide afterhours administrative assistance such as relocating students within on-campus housing and requesting the issuance of no-contact orders.
Department of Public Safety (770.784.8377). The Oxford College Department of Public Safety provides security services to the Oxford College community. The officers working at Oxford College are fully trained and certified police officers. Officers are trained to handle emergencies and serve as a contact with the local law enforcement agencies and medical personnel. Calling the police does not require that a victim wish to press charges.
Hillandale Medical Center (404.501.8000). This facility, along with its sister facility, the DeKalb Medical Center, has the most technologically advanced evidence collection capabilities, staff that specialize in medical evaluation of sexual assault cases, and the option of meeting with an advocate from the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center. Choosing to have evidence collected does not obligate you to press charges, and, if the assault happened in Newton County, the Newton County Crime Victims Association will subsidize the cost of the exam.
Campus Life Professional on-call (770.784.8888). Available through the Oxford College operator, call and ask the operator to contact the on-call professional. The on-call professional can provide afterhours administrative assistance such as relocating students within on-campus housing and requesting the issurance of no-contact orders.