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Office of Equal Opportunity and Office of Title IX

The Office of Equal Opportunity and The Office of Title IX

Immediate Help

*If there is an emergency or if you are in danger, call 911 immediately.                   

DU CAPE Helpline (formerly SASA)

  • 303-871-3456 (available 24/7, fall, winter, and spring quarters)

(Free and confidential resource supervised by CAPE. These trained advocates will assist survivors, and any family and friends, to cope with the physical, psychological, judicial and/or legal aftermath resulting from sexual assault, stalking, or relationship violence.)

Health & Counseling Center (HCC) Crisis Services

  • 303-871-2205

During business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), phone the office, and speak directly with a counselor or arrange to come in for a crisis session.

When the office is closed, call DU Campus Safety at 303-871-3000 and ask to speak to the Counselor on Call. A counselor on call is available free of charge 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

DU Campus Safety

  • 303-871-3000 (Emergency)
  • 303-871-2334 (Non-Emergency)

Housing Resident Education (HRE)

Students living on-campus may seek assistance from HRE staff 24/7 by calling or visiting the front desk staff of their residence hall. The Desk Assistant at the front desk can help with connecting students with the necessary campus resources.

  • Johnson-McFarlane, Front Desk Phone: 303-871-2183
  • Centennial Halls, Front Desk Phone: 303-871-2565
  • Centennial Towers, Front Desk Phone: 303-871-2721
  • Nelson Hall, Front Desk Phone: 303-871-4788
  • Nagel Hall, Front Desk Phone: 303-871-7733

Community Immediate Resources

Denver Police Department

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-Emergency (general): 720-913-2000

The Blue Bench (formerly Rape Assistance and Awareness Program (RAAP))

Serves Denver, Jefferson, Douglas, Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, Broomfield, Gilpin and Lincoln Counties

  • 303-322-7273 (sexual assault hotline available 24/7)
  • 303-329-0031 (Spanish) (available 24/7)
  • 303-329-0023 (TTY) (available 24/7)

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)

Serves Boulder and Broomfield Counties

  • 303-443-7300 (sexual assault hotline available 24/7)

Denver Center for Crime Victims

Serves the Denver metro area

  • 303-894-8000 (crime victim hotline available 24/7)
  • 303-718-8289 (Spanish) (available 24/7)
  • 303-860-9555 (TTY) (available 24/7)

Trust, Education, Safety, Support, and Action (TESSA)

Colorado Springs, CO

  • 719-633-3819 (sexual assault hotline available 24/7)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) (domestic violence hotline available 24/7)
  • 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Safehouse Denver

Denver, CO

  • 303-318-9989 (crisis hotline available 24/7)

Colorado Anti Violence Program

Denver, CO

  • 303-839-5204 (hotline available 24/7 for survivors of violence who identify as LGBTQIA)

Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)

Denver, CO

  • 303-831-7874 (hotline for domestic violence and sexual assault available 24/7 for deaf individuals)

Servicios de la Raza

  • 303-953-5930 (24/7 crisis hotline offered in Spanish and English)