This page lists many of the resources available on campus and in the Chapel Hill Community. To download a comprehensive brochure, please click here: Resources Reporting Options – May 2014
RESOURCES FOR CONFIDENTIAL MEDICAL SUPPORT
Campus Health Services
Offers confidential health care for UNC-CH students, including evidence collection, screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, and emergency contraception.
919-966-2281 (24 hours)
The UNC Health Care System is a not-for-profit integrated health care system, owned by the State of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. It’s Emergency Department is a certified Level I Trauma Center.
RESOURCES FOR CONFIDENTIAL EMOTIONAL SUPPORT
Gender Violence Services Coordinator offers confidential support for those experiencing violence; students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds and identities welcome. The GVS Coordinator provides assistance in understanding reporting options and navigating reporting process, as well as connections to University and community supports. Walk-in hours and appointments available by calling 919-962-1343. Cassidy Johnson is located in the Carolina Women’s Center.
Mondays 11am-2pm in the Carolina Women’s Center
Tuesdays 9-1pm in the Carolina Women’s Center
Thursdays 3-5pm in the LGBTQ Center
Counseling & Psychological Services
Offers confidential, free individual and group counseling for UNC students. Students can walk-in for immediate assistance, Monday through Friday, 9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm. Offers a support group for sexual assault survivors most fall and spring semesters.
919-966-3658 (business hours) • 919-966-2281 (crisis line after hours)
University Ombuds Office
A confidential, impartial, informal, and independent resource for staff, faculty, administrators, and students at Carolina. The office supplements, but does not replace, the University’s formal channels, such as the grievance policy. The Ombuds Office can be contacted as a first step, as a last resort, or anywhere along the way.
IN THE COMMUNITY:
The Compass Center for Women and Families
The Compass Center for Women and Families, formerly the Family Violence Prevention Center (FVPC), is the domestic violence agency serving Orange County, North Carolina, located in Chapel Hill. Compass Center offers confidential services to adults and children who are experiencing emotional, physical or sexual abuse in their personal relationship.
919-929-3872 (24 hour Hotline)
Orange County Rape Crisis Center
Orange County Rape Crisis Center supports the community with a bilingual (English and Spanish) 24-hour crisis intervention service that provides confidential support and assistance to survivors of sexual assault and adult survivors of child sexual abuse, their families and friends. Information and referrals concerning the law enforcement, medical and legal processes can also be accessed through the hotline. Support groups are available throughout the year for female-identified, male-identified and secondary survivors of sexual violence. Programs on sexual assault awareness and prevention are also provided.
919-967-7273 (24 Hour Hotline) or 919-338-0746 (TTY)
CAMPUS RESOURCES FOR REPORTING AN INCIDENT
Department of Public Safety
Takes reports of assaults, investigates and participates in appropriate legal or judicial action. Follows up on reports of sexual assault to determine there is no ongoing threat to the campus community. Offers self defense classes. Accepts anonymous reports through Silent Witness or Crime Stoppers (919-942-7515).
919-962-8100 (non-emergency) • 911 (emergency)
Student Complaint Coordinator/Deputy Title IX Officer
Any student who experiences sexual assault, sexual violence, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, harassment or discrimination is encouraged to notify Ew Quimbaya-Winship, UNC-CH’s Student Complaint Coordinator/Deputy Title IX Officer. He works with students who experience sexual assault to coordinate protective measures and other timely services, provide information about available resources and explain the complaint process. He can also provide resources and discuss options with students accused of sexual assault.
Suite 1125, Student and Academic Services Buildings North
Title IX Coordinator
The Title IX Coordinator ensures that all students, faculty, and staff receive appropriate resources, support, and response/reporting options to eliminate and address sexual harassment including all forms of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and gender-based discrimination. Howard Kallem is UNC’s Interim Title IX Coordinator and can be reached at email@example.com or 919-962-2099. His office is within the EO/ADA space:
100 E. Franklin Street, Unit 110
Campus Box 9160
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
Office of the Dean of Students
Advises survivors and their allies of options and helps students access a wide variety of services, including “no contact” orders and safe housing. Assists students filing a report of violence. Provides educational information about violence prevention and relevant policies at New Student Orientation.
Suite 1106, Student and Academic Services Buildings North
Equal Opportunity/ADA Office
The Equal Opportunity/ADA Office seeks to facilitate a welcoming and inclusive environment which supports the right of every member of the Carolina community to learn and work in an atmosphere that promotes fairness, equity and access to its employment and educational programs. Receives, investigates, and works collaboratively to resolve complaints of harassment and/or discrimination. Offers training and education programs on harassment and discrimination prevention and other equal opportunity/ADA topics.
Provides educational workshops and training, mediation and facilitation, on sexual harassment for UNC employees. Offers mediation and facilitation to UNC-CH employees with conflicts. HR can assist in policy interpretation and help both employees and supervisors think through available options for addressing situations and approaching work-related conversations.
Carolina Student Legal Services
A student organization who provides legal information about stalking and domestic violence on their website, and provides legal advice on a variety of topics to eligible students.
Office of Student Conduct
The Office of Student Conduct supports the fostering and development of students at the University by promoting honor, integrity, and ethical decision making. Any person may report suspected misconduct (includes Student Conduct Adversely Affecting Members of the University Community or the University) by a UNC – Chapel Hill student to the University Honor System. A report for violations of the Instrument of Student Judicial Governance (“The Honor Code”) may be filed using the online reporting system.
Offers educational resources about violence prevention and response as well as healthy relationships. Coordinates One Act trainings for students, faculty, and staff. Provides educational information about violence prevention and resources at New Student Orientation.
Department of Housing & Residential Education
Provides a reporting avenue and initial response options to survivors through our live-on campus housing professionals and 24-hour response protocols. Contact your Community Director, your Resident Advisor, or the RA on call.
Carolina Women’s Center
Offers educational programming about interpersonal violence and helps facilitate HAVEN trainings for students, faculty, and staff. Works toward eradicating sex trafficking in the state and worldwide through policy and advocacy efforts.
Supports a safe inclusive environment for UNC-Chapel Hill students of all sexualities, gender identities and gender expressions, with drop-in support hours on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 3-5pm. Provides support when reporting interpersonal violence to medical, legal, or university staff.
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Lead by the vice provost for diversity and multicultural affairs who serves as the chief diversity officer for the University and advises the executive vice chancellor and provost and the chancellor on diversity policies and issues. Collaborates with senior University officers and campus units to identify and implement strategies and initiatives for achieving the goals of increased diversity and for building an inclusive environment.
Study Abroad Office
As an integral component of UNC’s strategy of internationalization, the Study Abroad Office provides access to a wide portfolio of educational opportunities that reflect and support the intellectual, financial and cultural needs of our diverse student body. The Study Abroad Office is committed to doing everything reasonably possible to provide program participants with a healthy and safe study abroad experience.
International Student and Scholar Services
Advising and counseling services for foreign students and scholars including personal advising and cross-cultural adjustment. Referral to other campus support services is common.
Undergraduate students can see an Academic Advisor daily from 11 am – 12 noon and 2 pm – 4 pm for all majors in the college. Advisers will see students for walk-in concerns including: withdrawing, dropping or adding a course, course approval forms, and personal issues affecting academic performance.
HopeLine is a family of confidential services offering caring, non-judgmental listening and resource information in an effort to improve the overall well-being of people in the community. HopeLine offers a free 24 hour crisis line for Triangle residents. Callers will speak with a trained crisis counselor. Crisis counselors are trained to take calls such as immediate suicide, third party/non emergency suicide, child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, mental health, interpersonal relationships, sexual issues, and substance abuse.
919.231.4525 (24 Hour Hotline)
UNC Beacon Program
The University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals Beacon Child and Family Program provides comprehensive, coordinated care to UNC Health Care System’s patients, families, and employees experiencing a variety of family violence. It includes services for children, victims of domestic abuse, workplace violence, sexual assault, and the elderly. The program provides medical and psychological assessments, counseling, and education for patients. Any patient who has experienced fear, physical danger, threats, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or other violence is eligible. Services are provided at UNC Hospitals, its satellite clinics, or over the phone.
NC Hillel is the foundation for Jewish campus life at UNC-CH providing effective religious, cultural services and social programming for the Jewish students of NC. NC Hillel is an affiliate of the International Hillel Foundation.
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Carolina Women’s Center News – http://womenscenter.unc.edu/news/
Articles about The Carolina Women’s Center’s pursuit of gender equity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.