Sexual Assault/Rape: Resources
Below is a list of on-campus, off-campus, and web resources dedicated to assisting victims of sexual assault.
University Health and Counseling Services
Provides medical evaluation, treatment, counseling, follow up, and arranges for transportation to emergency room.
Violence Support, Intervention, and Outreach Network (ViSION)
Provides information and resources on sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
NU Public Safety
Provides investigation of reported cases of sexual assault by specially trained officers, transportation to a hospital, info about criminal prosecution, and University disciplinary alternatives. Offers Rape Aggression Defense class.
On-campus phone contact: x3333
Off-campus phone contact: (617) 373-3333
Office for Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution (OSCCR)
Processes reported violations for the University Code of Conduct and provides assistance with options within the student judicial process.
Provides assistance in making contact with other campus agencies.
Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service
Provides on-campus staff and chaplains from many faiths, Sacred Space and other facilities and resources, programs to support personal growth, and referrals to religious groups and places of worship.
Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
Works with students, faculty and administrators to manage conflict and resolve complaints of discrimination and harassment.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Provides 24-hour hotline crisis counseling, adolescent and family services, support groups, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, short-term counseling, support groups, information and referrals to those affected by rape and sexual assault.
Violence Recovery Program at Fenway Health
Provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to LGBT victims of bias crime, domestic violence, sexual assault and police misconduct.
Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence website. Provides a variety of information and resources on domestic violence and sexual assault.
Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery (BIDMC)
Provides advocacy, crisis intervention, and recovery services for survivors of violence.
Designated SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Hospitals
Specialized training in collecting forensic evidence in cases of sexual assault
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (617) 754-2400
- Boston Medical Center (617) 414-4075
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital (617) 732-5636
- Cambridge Hospital (617) 665-1430
- Children’s Hospital (617) 355-6000
- Massachusetts General Hospital (617) 724-4100
- Newton-Wellesley Hospital (617) 243-6193