Crisis Assistance

Get mental health assistance or report a sexual or physical assault

Report an Emergency

The UGA Police Department is the primary contact for all campus emergencies. Calls will be routed to the appropriate campus and local first responders from UGA Police Communications.

What to do in the event of a sexual assault

Learn what to do if you or someone you know has just been sexually assaulted.

UGA Police

All the efforts of the Police Department are aimed at providing a safe and harmonious environment wherein the University and greater Athens community can thrive.

Athens-Clarke County Police

The ACC Police Department forms partnerships with law abiding persons which result in every neighborhood being safer as residents enjoy a higher quality of life. Its vision is to eliminate crime, the fear of crime and general disorder in the community.

Cottage Sexual Assault Center

The Cottage provides intervention, advocacy, referrals, and support for survivors and families impacted by child abuse and sexual assault. The Cottage also raises awareness and provides prevention education about these issues.

UGA Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) and Advocacy

Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) and Advocacy services are free and confidential for UGA students. If you have experienced sexual violence, relationship or dating violence, or stalking, RSVP can provide crisis intervention and talk with you about your options in a safe environment.

Counseling and Therapeutic Services

The University of Georgia has several on-campus counseling services available to students for crisis intervention and ongoing counseling.

National Resources for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

There are national organizations and hotlines available to help you. These websites can give you information about sexual violence, relationship and dating abuse, and stalking.

Equal Opportunity Office (EOO)/Title IX Coordinator

The EOO/Title IX Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that UGA complies with all applicable laws and policies regarding discrimination on the basis of race, sex (including sexual harassment or violence, dating/domestic violence, stalking and pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Project Safe

Project Safe is a 501c3 non profit organization working to end domestic violence through prevention and educational programs, crisis intervention, ongoing supportive services for survivors of domesticviolence and their children, and advocacy/ systems change work in our community.

Student Care and Outreach

Student Care and Outreach provides individualized assistance to students experiencing hardship circumstances, support to faculty and staff working with students in distress, and guidance to parents seeking help and information on behalf of their students.