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First and foremost, know that this is not your fault. No one ever deserves to be sexually assaulted. It is your right to seek help and support at any time following an assault - from hospitals, law enforcement and your local advocacy agency.There are many resources available to you if you have experienced any form of sexual misconduct.

Immediate Help
  • In an immediate emergency, call 911 or call TUPD at 617-627-6911
  • TUPD
    • Emergency 617-627-6911
      • Please note: If there was underage drinking involved in a sexually violent situation or threat, NO punitive action will be taken. You will NOT be penalized. Your safety is what matters.
    • Non-Emergency 617-627-3030 (including accessing the counselor and chaplain on call)
      • The Tufts University Police Department provides vehicle and walking escorts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, between campus locations, to nearby transit stations, as well as to neighborhoods surrounding the campus. Students should contact the University Police by using the non-emergency number listed.
  • Medical care and evidence collection: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for evidence collection with a SANE nurse.
Up to 24 hours later
  • Medical care : Tufts Health Services
  • Evidence collection (with a trained SANE nurse): Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Do not shower or wash clothing prior.
    • You can also request a toxicology report if you believe drugs were used to facilitate the assault.
    • TUPD and Tufts Health Services can assist you with taxi voucher for your trip there and back
  • Counseling Services
    • BARCC 24 hour hotline 1-800-841-8371
    • Pathways for Change 24 hour hotline 1-800-870-5905 (Grafton resource)
    • Tufts Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS)
      • For after hours access to the counselor on call please call TUPD at 617-627-3030
    • Tufts Chaplaincy
      • For after hours access to the chaplain on call please call TUPD
        • Medford 617-627-3030
        • Boston: Call TUPD at 617-636-6610
        • Grafton: Call TUPD at 508-887-4900
  • Sexual Misconduct Resource Specialist (SMRS) for information about campus resources
Up to 5 days later
  • Medical care : Tufts Health Services
  • Evidence collection (with a trained SANE nurse): Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Do not shower or wash clothing prior.
    • You can also request a toxicology report if you believe drugs were used to facilitate the assault.
  • TUPD and Tufts Health Services can assist you with taxi voucher for your trip there and back
  • Counseling Services
    • BARCC 24 hour hotline 1-800-841-8371
    • Pathways for Change 24 hour hotline 1-800-870-5905 (Grafton resource)
  • Tufts Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS)
    • For after hours access to the counselor on call please call TUPD at 617-627-3030
  • Tufts Chaplaincy
    • For after hours access to the chaplain on call please call TUPD at 617-627-3030
  • Student Advisory & Health Administration
    • Boston 617‐636‐2700
    • Grafton  508‐839‐5302
  • Sexual Misconduct Resource Specialist (SMRS) for information about campus resources
Any time
  • Counseling services:
    • Medford : Tufts Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS) 617-627-3360
    • Boston : Student Advisory & Health Administration 617‐636‐2700
    • Grafton : Student Advisory & Health Administration 508‐839‐5302
  • 24 hr hotlines
    • BARCC 24 hour hotline 1-800-841-8371
    • Pathways for Change 24 hour hotline 1-800-870-5905
  • Sexual Misconduct Resource Specialist (SMRS)
    • Call the office 617-627-0765
    • Schedule an appointment