Department of Public Safety
Sexual Violence Resources
Know Your Rights, The "Know Your Rights" pamphlet is a great resource. It explains the options available to students seeking help, their reporting options, as well as what to expect if the incident is investigated by the University.
University Counseling Center (UCC), 585-275-3113
UCC provides a broad range of services to members of the UR community, such as undergraduates, graduates, PhD & Medical student, who pay the mandatory student health fee. Therapy is available for things such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, family problems, grief, and school related problems. Officers will not be make a referral if the student is in crisis and wants to voluntarily go the Emergency Department or needs to be placed under Mental Health Arrest.
University Health Services (UHS)
, RC 585-275-2662, ESM 585-274-1230, URMC 585-275-2662, Health Promotion 585-273-5775
Unless a life threatening medical emergency exists, full time students who pay the mandatory student health fee should be referred to their specific UHS area. Employees may also use UHS as their primary health care treatment. Employees must call the Occupational Hotline (585-275-1164) for all blood exposures. Health Promotion is about overall health and not an appropriate referral.
Title IX Coordinator, 585-275-7814
Title IX protects people from sex discrimination. The Title IX Coordinator, Morgan Levy, provides oversight to administrators who carry out investigations, compliance-related responsibilities and reporting. Any student, faculty or staff member, or applicant for admission for education who has concerns about sex discrimination or sexual assault or misconduct is encouraged to seek the assistance of the Title IX coordinator. Persons may contact the coordinator if they wish to understand options if they have encountered sex discrimination or sexual assault or misconduct; learn of a situation that they feel may warrant a University investigation; need help on how to handle a situation by which they are indirectly affected; seek guidance on possible informal remedies or administrative measures to de-escalate or alleviate a difficult situation; or have questions about UR’s policies and procedures.
University of Rochester Department of Public Safety, 585-275-3333
University Intercessor, 585-275-9125
Situations of any nature can be brought to the Intercessor. Individuals who feel that they have been treated unfairly, inequitably, improperly, or in a biased manner may seek their help. Intercessors employ an informal process aimed at restoring the relationship among the individuals, mediating differences, resolving problems, and rebuilding trust. All interactions are confidential.
The CARE Network
The primary goal of the Care Network is to effectively identify students in, or heading toward distress. Anyone can file a CARE report about a UR student that they have concerns about.
Alternatives for Battered Women Crisis Line, 585-232-7353
Confidential help for women AND men of all ages. They can help with emergency shelter, safety planning, counseling, court advocacy, transitional support services and prevention education.
Family Court Domestic Violence Hotline, 585-428-5787
This line can be used during business hours. Victims can come to Family Court and receive an order of protection without filing a police report.
Sexual Abuse Recovery Center
Sexual abuse is a common determining factor in substance abuse risk. Finding the right sexual abuse and addiction rehab and recovery facility is essential. If you or someone you know has turned to substance abuse as a result of sexual abuse, you should know that there are thousands of others who have been where you are.
Lifeline, 585-275-5151 or 211
24/7 crisis/suicide intervention. Services Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Cayuga and Seneca Counties. Provides assistance and referrals for emergency food, shelter, clothing, crisis counseling, substance abuse issues, employment, financial, legal issues, physical and mental health needs.
Monroe County Sheriff's Victim Assistance Office, 585-753-4389
They will assist county residents (who may be UR affiliated and need a safety plan for DV) with the court process, receiving orders of protection, and victim’s compensation.
RESTORE (Rape Crisis Service), 585-546-2777
Provides 24/7 service to women, children and men who are survivors of sexual assault and to their families.
Emergency 911 Center, 911
Rochester Police Victim Assistance, 585-428-6630
Empowers women of South Asian origin who have experienced domestic violence, sexual abuse, dating violence or stalking, by providing numerous options, linking women with service providers and raising community education and awareness. Volunteers, like clients, are from different parts of the world, including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the U.S. and therefore, many of our volunteers speak one or more South Asian languages, including English, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Urdu, Gorkhi, Punjabi and Gujarati, to name a few.