Being a victim of interpersonal violence is never your fault! You cannot make someone assault or abuse you, it is their choice.
There is help available within the community. If you have been assaulted or abused, we encourage you to seek support. There are multiple options, and the pages within this section can provide information to assist you in making the best decision for you.
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The university WILL NOT pursue any conduct violation against a survivor for substance use, including alcohol, at the time of sexual assault/harassment if the sexual assault/harassment is reported to Student Conduct and Community Standards or the Office of Equity and Inclusion.
Help for Survivors:
541-754-0110 or 1-800-927-0197 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Trained advocates are available 24 hours a day to take calls, provide support, and extend their services to survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence. Services include emergency shelter; legal, medical, and social service advocacy; support groups; and a 24-hour hotline which provides support, listening, and information. CARDV can also assist survivors in finding other resources they may need.
541-737-7604 (Monday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)
SASS is a team of trained and experienced counselors who provide support for female and male survivors of unwanted sexual contact and interpersonal violence. Services are available during regular business hours, and are confidential and free for OSU students. SASS is a part of Counseling and Psychological Services located at Snell Hall, Fifth Floor.
Oregon State Police/OSU Department of Public Safety: 911 or 541-737-7000
Responds to immediate safety concerns. Responds to violations of Oregon law, including sexual and interpersonal violence, which may lead to criminal proceedings.
Oregon State University Student Conduct and Community Standards: 541-737-3656
Responds to violations of the student code of conduct by an internal university disciplinary process (this is separate from a criminal or civil hearing). Meetings are confidential and options will be provided.
Oregon Crime Victims Law Center: (503) 208-8160
The Oregon Crime Victims Law Center (OCVLC) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that advocates for victims of crime within the criminal-justice system. OCVLC also provides referrals to social-service agencies that can help crime victims recover. The Center's services are available statewide at no cost to qualifying victims.
Please Note: The Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Services (see Find Support) can provide information about the options for reporting and may be able to provide support in navigating these processes.
Visits are confidential and a report of assault does not have to be made to receive an examination, unless you are under the age of 18.
OSU Student Health Services: 541-737-9355
Student Health Services (SHS) offers medical support and resources to OSU students for health concerns that have stemmed from sexual assault. SHS can provide STD screening and treatment, pregnancy testing and emergency contraception (i.e., the "morning after" pill), and follow-up care. Student Health Services also has Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) on staff who can provide sexual assault medical exams and sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) kits. For more information, please visit the SANE Web site.
Good Samaritan Hospital: 541-768-5021
Provides sexual assault medical exams and SAFE Kits. Good Samaritan is located at 3600 NW Samaritan Drive, Corvallis, OR. The emergency room offers medical care 24 hours a day.
Please Note: The Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (see Find Support) can be present in medical settings to provide support for survivors.