Help and Support

Sexual Misconduct Support

  • Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center

    Provides 24/7 support to anyone affected by sexual trauma and abuse in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson Counties.

  • KU CARE Services

    KU's CARE Coordinator provides support to survivors of gender based violence (sexual assault, violence and harassment, stalking, intimate partner/domestic violence, use of alcohol to gain sexual access).

  • Watkins Health Services

    Provides comprehensive medical care and outreach programs through a team of dedicated professionals.

  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital

    The LMH emergency room provides SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) exams and other services to survivors and others who may be in crisis.

  • Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

    Call the toll-free 24/7 Kansas Crisis Hotline at 1-888-363-2287, or visit the website for an interactive map of service providers near you.

  • Headquarters Crisis Center

    If you’re thinking about suicide, concerned for a friend, grieving, feeling hopeless, or just need to talk to someone about something that is going on in your life.

Law Enforcement & Legal

  • Legal Services for Students

    Provides KU students enrolled at the Lawrence campus with assistance on commonly occurring legal issues.

  • Douglas County Legal Aid Society

    Offers legal assistance, including protection from abuse and stalking, and various other civil cases as determined by the organization, municipal court criminal cases, juvenile cases as appointed by the court.

  • Kansas Legal Services

    Helps low income Kansans meet their basic needs through the provision of important legal and mediation services to provide equal access to justice for the most vulnerable Kansans.

Campus Partners

  • Office of Student Affairs

    Committed to supporting and serving all members of the KU community, while striving to create a campus environment free of discrimination.

  • Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity

    Seeks to support the personal, educational and professional success of students by challenging patriarchal norms that impede full access to the university.

  • Ombuds Office

    A confidential, impartial, informal and independent office on campus where members of the campus community can discuss issues they may be facing as a student, faculty or staff faculty member.

  • Human Resource Management

    Responsible for providing a comprehensive range of services that improve the lives of those who work, learn and visit the University of Kansas.

  • ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility

    Works to promote diversity and inclusion through fostering an open, accessible and inclusive learning and working environment.

  • Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

    Leads and facilitates the development of institutional policies and protocols intended to create a more representative, equitable and inclusive KU.

  • Office of Multicultural Affairs

    Provides support and services for current and prospective students from historically marginalized populations.

  • Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity

    Provides support and services for current and prospective students identifying at Queer, Trans, and allies of the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards

    Addresses incidents of non-academic misconduct on campus and educates students about the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

  • KU Psych Clinic

    Serves the University of Kansas and the greater Lawrence area community by providing an array of high quality, affordable mental health services.

  • Safe Ride

    SafeRide is a student-sponsored transportation service that provides a safe ride home for KU students at night. A SafeRide driver will pick up passengers (whether at the library, a bar, work, etc.) and drive them home anywhere within city limits. Drivers will not take passengers to another bar.