Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct (RVSM) Resources

MSU Resources

MSU Crisis Chat 

517-372-6666

This hotline is available to anyone to help them process, if they are feeling triggered, or if they need resources. This 24-hour hotline is available to anyone to help them process, if they are feeling triggered, or if they need resources. The text-based Crisis Chat is available daily from 10am-10pm. The link below has more information about this availability.

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MSU Sexual Assault Program (MSU SAP)  

The MSU Sexual Assault Program (MSU SAP) responds to those impacted by sexual violence and works to create a community free of violence and oppression. They provide advocacy, counseling, support groups, safety planning, and information and referrals. All support services are free and confidential.

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MSU Safe Place 

517-355-1100 

This program addresses relationship violence and stalking. They provide advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, safety planning, information and referrals to survivors of violence and their minor children. All support services are free and confidential. Support is also available for those who first language is other than English. 

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MSU Police

911 for emergencies or 1-517-355-2221 for non-emergencies

 


MSU Behavioral Threat Assessment Team (BTAT) 

The MSU Police Department will review cases during business hours. Time-sensitive incident may warrant an immediate response. Send a person of concern report by following the referral form below. Please note that certain professionals on the BTAT may be required to report or take other immediate action required by law based on the information submitted on the referral form.

Referral Form


MSU Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)

517-353-3922

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) reviews concerns related to discrimination and harassment based on age, color, gender, gender identity, disability status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and weight under the University's Anti-Discrimination Policy (ADP) and Policy on Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct (RVSM). OIE staff is available to provide information on the policies, connect MSU community members to resources, investigate complaints, and provide training. It is possible to make an online report.

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MSU Policy on Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct (RVSM)

The Sexual Harassment Policy was issued by the Office of the President on September 1, 1992 and revised in May 1999, January 2011, and June 2011.  The Office of the President issued this expanded Relationship Violence & Sexual Misconduct Policy on January 1, 2015.  The Policy was revised on September 8, 2015, August 31, 2016, August 30, 2017, and August 31, 2018.

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MSU Prevention, Outreach and Education Department (POE)

The Prevention, Outreach and Education Office (POE) promotes safety and improves quality of life by educating members of the MSU campus community on sexual assault and relationship violence, eliminating violence on campus, empowering staff, faculty and students to become advocates for a non-violent community and positively affecting social change.

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State and Local Resources

Let's End Campus Sexual Assault

Find a variety of resources and information collected by the State of Michigan for it's "Let's End Campus Sexual Assault" initiative.

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EVE

517-372-5572

EVE provides supportive services to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence, while empowering our community through education and awareness.

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Hotlines Beyond MSU*

Michigan Sexual Assault Hotline

855-864-2374 

Operated by The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. Translation services are available.
 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-HOPE, 800-799-7233

En Español, llame al 800-656-4673 

Operated by The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN).
 

Tri-County Safe Harbor

800-682-1649, 906-789-1166
 

 

The Safe Center (St. Johns)

877-952-7283
 

 

LACASA (Howell)

966-522-2725
 

 

Bay Area Women's Center

800-834-2098

Translation services are available. 
 

AWARE

517-783-2861
 


First Step Domestic Violence

734-722-6800

Translation services available.
 

Women Aware

732-249-4504, 732-249-0600

Staff members speak Spanish, Portuguese, and German, and translation services for other languages are immediately available.
 

Advocacy Resource Center

877-639-7820

Operated by Sault Tribe.
 

Sexual Assault Services of Calhoun County

888-985-2192
 

 

Blue Water Safe Horizons 

888-985-5538

Spanish speakers available, translation services available.
 

Wayne County Safe Center

313-964-9701

Spanish speakers available, translation services available.
 

Women's Information Service (WISE)

800-374-WISE, 231-796-6600
 

 

Sylvia's Place

269-673-8700, 888-411-7837
 

 

Day League

404-377-1428 

Spanish speakers available.
 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

866-331-9474

Translation services available.
 

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services

888-999-5545

Spanish speakers available, translation services available.


*All hotlines listed, including those with state specific area codes, provide nationwide telephone services.