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Helpful Student Resources

The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education (TAC)

(Free and confidential services for students, staff, faculty who have experienced or know someone who has experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking; hospital, legal, housing, academic advocacy; support groups; you don’t have to go through this alone; we will never make you do anything you don’t want to do)

1.      24 Hour Helpline: (612) 626 – 9111

2.     Walk-In Appointments: 117 Appleby Hall

3.     Make an appointment: (612) 624 – 2929

4.     Text During Business Hours: send "TALK" to (612) 615-8911

University Counseling and Consulting Services (UCCS)

(Free and confidential services for students)

1.     Walk-In Appointments: 340 Appleby Hall (East Bank), 199 Coffey Hall (St. Paul)

2.     Make an appointment: (612) 624 –3323

Boynton Mental Health

1.     Make an appointment: (612) 624-1444

Crisis Connection

(Free and confidential; counselors always available)

1.      24 Hour Services: (612) 379-6363

Health Resources

(Visit ER to treat injuries, prevent pregnancy, receive std/sti protection; option for Sexual Assault Exam to collect evidence; receiving medical care does not require you to make a report to police or UMN)

1.     Fairview Riverside – West Bank

2.     Fairview East Bank – Harvard St.

Reporting to Police

(Feel unsafe or in danger?)

1.     Always call 911.

(Report a crime)

1.     Where did the incident happen?

a.     On campus (UMPD): 612-624-COPS (2677)

b.    Off Campus (Minneapolis Police Department): (612) 348-2345

Reporting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, nepotism, sexual assault or Title IX violations to the University of Minnesota

1.     Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: (612) 624-9547       


Definition of Consent Used at the University of Minnesota

“Informed, freely and actively given, and mutually understood. If physical force, coercion, intimidation, and/or threats are used, there is no consent. If the victim/survivor is mentally or physically incapacitated or impaired so that the victim/survivor cannot understand the fact, nature or extent of the sexual situation, and the condition was or would be known to a reasonable person, there is no consent. This includes conditions due to alcohol or drug consumption, or being asleep or unconscious.” (