Campus Assistance Resources
UC Irvine Police provides a timely response for staff, students, faculty and members of the community who have experienced a sex offense on campus. (For sex offenses off campus, the police in the city where the crime occurred should be contacted.) In addition, UC Irvine Police can arrange for medical evidentiary examinations in order to provide admissible evidence when the person reporting a sex offense desires prosecution through the criminal justice system. The UC Irvine Police Department encourage members of the University community, including students, to immediately contact them by dialing 911 or 949-824-5223 to report a sex offense. The preservation of evidence is essential to the successful prosecution of a sex offense. UC Irvine Police Department personnel have been specially trained in the proper handling, identification, collection and preservation of such evidence. The UC Irvine Police Department is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Address: 410 E. Peltason Dr. Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-5223 or 911
The Victim Advocate at CARE is a confidential source for information, crisis intervention and follow-up support regarding sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking on the UC Irvine campus. CARE, in collaboration with the Victim Advocate, coordinates accompaniment services for student victims to the police, evidentiary exams and the court system. In addition, individual and group counseling is available to students who are victims of sex offenses. CARE provides these services free of charge to students Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: G320 Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697
For more information visit FAQs: CARE Advocates.
The Counseling Center offers free and confidential short-term and crisis counseling by licensed mental health providers to all UC Irvine students on an urgent basis, or by appointment. The Counseling Center also offers certain free and confidential psychiatric services. Referrals to off-campus psychotherapeutic and psychiatric providers are also available through the Counseling Center. Urgent care appointments are available for students in crisis 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. After hours, students can contact the Counseling Center by dialing 949-824-6457 and selecting option 2.
Address: 203 Student Services 1, Irvine, CA, 92697
The Student Health Center can provide on campus medical attention to students experiencing a sex offense. It is important to note that any health center or physician treating the victim of a violent crime is obligated by law to report the crime to the police.
The Student Health Center is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please note that forensic exams, commonly referred to as a “rape kit” or “rape exam,” are only available at one facility in Orange County, Anaheim Regional Medical Center. To obtain a forensic exam contact UCIPD by calling 949-824-5223 or 911, OR contact a Victim Advocate through Community Service Programs (CSP) on their 24 hotline: 714-957-2737 or 949-831-9110.
OEOD is responsible for receiving and conducting the administrative investigation of all reports of sex offenses, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation filed on campus and is available to discuss options, provide assistance, explain University policies and procedures, and provide education on relevant issues. The OEOD investigation is not a criminal procedure. OEOD is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 103 MSTB, Irvine, CA, 92697
The Office of the Ombudsman provides a safe and comfortable environment to discuss complaints, concerns or problems confidentially. The Ombudsman acts as an independent and impartial resource. The Office of the Ombudsman does not serve as an office of notice or record for the university. The Office does not conduct formal investigations nor does it maintain or keep records. If the ombudsman deems it proper, he or she will refer visitors to the office most appropriate to his/her concern or complaint. The Office of the Ombudsman serves all students, faculty, staff and administrators of the UCI community – both on the main campus and at the UCI Medical Center. The Office of the Ombudsman is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 205 MSTB, Irvine, CA, 92697-4325
The Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct is responsible for UCI’s campus-wide non-academic student conduct process and manages the adjudication process for sex offense cases. This office also provides assistance, information, and referrals for students involved in sex offense cases. The Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: G308 Student Center, Irvine, CA, 92697
EAP is a free confidential service that can help UCI employees with any personal concerns including relationship concerns and issues related to sex offenses. Guidance Resource Program is available 24 hours a day seven days a week to assist employees. EAP can be reached by phone at 1-844-824-3273 or on their website at www.guideanceresources.com (UCI ID:UCIEAP3).
CSP provides comprehensive and confidential services to victims of sexual assault, sexually abused children, and their family members. Certified Sexual Assault Counselors respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week via a rape crisis hotline (949-831-9110, 714-957-2737.) Certified Sexual Assault Counselors are available to arrange and provide accompaniment and advocacy during sexual assault forensic exams. Counselors will also provide in-person support and advocacy for victims wanting to make reports to the police and during court proceedings. CSP programs are also available to help provide victims of dating and domestic violence apply for a temporary restraining order, explore options for safe housing, assist in accessing counseling services for themselves and their children, and to provide support during criminal justice system proceedings.”
Address: 1221 East Dyer Rd. Suite 120, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Human Options provides assistance to victims of domestic and dating violence and their families. Human Options provides emergency shelter and long term assistance for battered women and children who are in a dangerous situation due to an abusive relationship. Human Options Services provides emergency shelter and transitional living programs, including: safe housing, counseling, legal advocacy, case management and job readiness training for abused women and their children. Human Options provides long-term support to help rebuild lives through the Children and Families Counseling Center. They additionally provide a domestic violence hotline at 1-877-854-3594.
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, assist victims, and ensure the prosecution of offenders.