Responding to Victims of Violence

The Community Response Team (CRT)

The (CRT) provides assistance to survivors of sexual assault, stalking, sexual harassment and dating or domestic violence. Assistance may include counseling, advocacy, medical care, academic interventions as well as referrals to the University’s Police and campus student conduct system.

The Community Response Team is made up of members who represent the following campus and local resources:
Dean of Students Office The Dean of Students Office assists survivors with academic and personal concerns that arise after an assault. Counseling, support and referrals are also provided to students who need various kinds of academic or personal help resulting from an assault. Wilbur Cross Building, 2nd Floor
Counseling and Mental Health Services
CMHS provides both immediate crisis intervention and therapy to recent or past survivors of sexual violence. Students are seen either individually or in a group with others who have experienced similar trauma. Therapists can be accessed by appointment, walk-in, or after-hours emergency. Arjona Building
860-486-4705 (After Hours: 860-486-3427)
Department of Residential Life
Department of Residential Life staff are knowledgeable about campus services and can help survivors get assistance. The campus student conduct process or changes in housing can be expedited by staff. Rome Commons, Ground Floor
Women’s Center
The Student Health Service provides crisis care for survivors of physical and sexual assault. When available, specially trained clinicians will provide appropriate medical care, crisis counseling, and referral services to survivors. Student Health Services
The Women’s Center and Violence Against Women Prevention Program (VAWPP)
The Women’s Center provides advocacy, support services, information, and referrals to individuals who have, or who think they may have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and dating or domestic violence. The Center also works toward the prevention of violence against women through VAWPP, a peer education program and other awareness activities. Women’s Center, Student Union, 4th Floor
University Police
The University of Connecticut Police Department is responsible for all criminal investigation and apprehensions. In cases of sexual assault, when appropriate, a female officer is assigned to be the primary contact with the survivor throughout the investigation and is available 24 hours a day to provide this service to survivors. Regardless of whether charges are filed, the police are available to answer your questions about the legal process and your legal options regarding an incident. Police Headquarters 126 North Eagleville Road
860-486-4800 (911 For Emergency)
Community Standards
The staff is responsible for handling student conduct cases when violations of The Student Code are reported. Wilbur Cross Building, 3rd Floor
The Humphrey Center
The Humphrey Center for Individual, Couple and Family Therapy provides a full range of counseling services to people experiencing relationship difficulties, including verbal, emotional, or physical abuse. They also help individuals and couples who may be dealing with communication issues, stress, anxiety, and depression. Clients include a wide range of people from both UConn and the surrounding community. 843 Bolton Road