Carnegie Mellon University

Resources

The Office of Title IX Initiatives can connect parties impacted by sexual misconduct to a variety of resources and make referrals for assistance, both on campus and in the community, including but not limited to: counseling, health, mental health, victim advocacy, legal advocacy, visa and immigration assistance, student and financial aid, and other available services.  Information about many of the available resources is provided below, including summaries of services and contact information.

Office of Title IX Initiatives

Provides information and support; explains options for investigation and resolution; negotiates and implements interim measures including no contact agreements, academic accommodations, residential accommodations, employment accommodations, safety measures; provides educational and training programs, and other prevention programs.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Provides free counseling for students, confidential reporting, referrals to community mental health providers, and a 24-hour crisis hotline.

University Health Services

Provides general health and wellness services, confidential reporting, STI testing, pregnancy testing, birth control, and emergency contraception. Map

University Police Department

Provides emergency response and law enforcement functions including investigation and arrest; provides security and escort to local hospitals; assists with legal options.

Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

Awareness raising and educational programming related to gender, gender identity and expression as well as resources and programming for students based on gender identity.  Specialized support, information and resources for parties who identify as LGBTQ, as well as their allies and loved ones. Also provides training and information related to active bystander intervention.  

  • Contacts: Jess Klein and Aaron George; 412-268-2150; https://www.cmu.edu/student-diversity
  • Location: Lower Level, Cohon University Center (Building 14 on the Campus Map [PDF])

Sexual Harassment Advisors

These advisors include faculty, staff and administrators trained to deal with incidents of sexual harassment.

The full list of advisors, with contact information, can be found in Appendix A to the University's Policy Against Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Confidential limited mental health counseling and referrals to other resources, available free of cost to employees and their household members. 

Center for Victims

Helps survivors of sexual violence and dating and domestic violence by providing counseling, resources, support, emergency housing, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline.  Offers confidential reporting.

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

Helps survivors of sexual violence by providing counseling, resources, support, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline. Offers confidential reporting.

Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Helps survivors of dating and domestic violence (including male survivors) by providing counseling, resources, support, emergency housing, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline. Offers confidential reporting.

Magee Women’s Hospital

Offers sexual assault medical examinations and medical care for women. 

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

Offers sexual assault medical examinations and medical care for women and men.

On Campus

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Provides free counseling for students, confidential reporting, referrals to community mental health providers, and a 24-hour crisis hotline.

University Health Services

Provides general health and wellness services, confidential reporting, STI testing, pregnancy testing, birth control, and emergency contraception. Coordinates university prevention initiatives including online and in person educational programs through Health Promotions.

Community (Off Campus)

Center for Victims

Helps survivors of sexual violence and dating and domestic violence by providing counseling, resources, support, emergency housing, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline.  Offers confidential reporting.

Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

Helps survivors of sexual violence by providing counseling, resources, support, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline. Offers confidential reporting.

Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

Helps survivors of dating and domestic violence (including male survivors) by providing counseling, resources, support, emergency housing, medical advocacy and legal advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis hotline. Offers confidential reporting.