Campus Assistance Resources

Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE)  +


The Victim Advocate at CARE is a confidential source for information, crisis intervention and follow-up support regarding sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking on the UC Irvine campus. CARE, in collaboration with the Victim Advocate, coordinates accompaniment services for student victims to the police, evidentiary exams and the court system. In addition, individual and group counseling is available to students who are victims of sex offenses. CARE provides these services free of charge to students Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: G320 Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-7273

For more information visit FAQs: CARE Advocates.

UC Irvine Police  +


UC Irvine Police provides a timely response for staff, students, faculty and members of the community who have experienced a sex offense on campus. (For sex offenses off campus, the police in the city where the crime occurred should be contacted.) In addition, UC Irvine Police can arrange for medical evidentiary examinations in order to provide admissible evidence when the person reporting a sex offense desires prosecution through the criminal justice system. The UC Irvine Police Department encourage members of the University community, including students, to immediately contact them by dialing 911 or 949-824-5223 to report a sex offense. The preservation of evidence is essential to the successful prosecution of a sex offense. UC Irvine Police Department personnel have been specially trained in the proper handling, identification, collection and preservation of such evidence. The UC Irvine Police Department is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Address: 410 E. Peltason Dr. Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-5223 or 911

Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (OEOD)  +


OEOD is responsible for receiving and conducting the administrative investigation of all reports of sex offenses, sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation filed on campus and is available to discuss options, provide assistance, explain University policies and procedures, and provide education on relevant issues. The OEOD investigation is not a criminal procedure. OEOD is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: 103 MSTB, Irvine, CA, 92697
Phone: 949-824-5594

Counseling Center  +


The Counseling Center offers free and confidential short-term and crisis counseling by licensed mental health providers to all UC Irvine students on an urgent basis, or by appointment. The Counseling Center also offers certain free and confidential psychiatric services. Referrals to off-campus psychotherapeutic and psychiatric providers are also available through the Counseling Center. Urgent care appointments are available for students in crisis 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. After hours, students can contact the Counseling Center by dialing 949-824-6457 and selecting option 2.

Address: 203 Student Services 1, Irvine, CA, 92697
Phone: 949-824-6457

Student Health Center  +


The Student Health Center can provide on campus medical attention to students experiencing a sex offense. It is important to note that any health center or physician treating the victim of a violent crime is obligated by law to report the crime to the police.

The Student Health Center is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note that forensic exams, commonly referred to as a “rape kit” or “rape exam,” are only available at one facility in Orange County, Anaheim Regional Medical Center. To obtain a forensic exam contact UCIPD by calling 949-824-5223 or 911, OR contact a Victim Advocate through Community Service Programs (CSP) on their 24 hotline: 714-957-2737 or 949-831-9110.

Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct  +


The Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct is responsible for UCI’s campus-wide non-academic student conduct process and manages the adjudication process for sex offense cases. This office also provides assistance, information, and referrals for students involved in sex offense cases. The Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: G308 Student Center, Irvine, CA, 92697
Phone: 949-824-5181

The Office of the Ombudsman  +


The Office of the Ombudsman provides a safe and comfortable environment to discuss complaints, concerns or problems confidentially. The Ombudsman acts as an independent and impartial resource. The Office of the Ombudsman does not serve as an office of notice or record for the university. The Office does not conduct formal investigations nor does it maintain or keep records. If the ombudsman deems it proper, he or she will refer visitors to the office most appropriate to his/her concern or complaint. The Office of the Ombudsman serves all students, faculty, staff and administrators of the UCI community – both on the main campus and at the UCI Medical Center. The Office of the Ombudsman is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: 205 MSTB, Irvine, CA, 92697-4325
Phone: 949-824-7256

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  +


EAP is a free confidential service that can help UCI employees with any personal concerns including relationship concerns and issues related to sex offenses. Guidance Resource Program is available 24 hours a day seven days a week to assist employees. EAP can be reached by phone at 1-844-824-3273 or on their website at www.guideanceresources.com (UCI ID:UCIEAP3).

UCI Title IX Student Advisory Board  +

A 19-member Student Advisory Board has been established to provide input to the university on its ongoing efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and sexual harassment. They will provide information to students about UC’s latest efforts, share students’ feedback with Systemwide Title IX Coordinator Kathleen Salvaty, and help identify emerging issues. The board consists of one undergraduate and one graduate student from each campus, except for UCSF which does not offer undergraduate programs and will be represented by one graduate student.

If you would like to voice your opinion on Title IX or would just like to learn more about UC Title IX policies and procedures, please reach out to your UCI Student Representative.

Your UC Irvine Title IX Representatives:
Undergraduate Representative, skarkee@uci.edu
Graduate Representativejgcabrer@uci.edu

Community Resources

Waymakers  +


Waymakers is an Orange County, Calif. community resource that provides certified sexual assault counselors twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week via a rape crisis hotline, and to police departments and hospitals, and through two rape crisis centers. Comprehensive and confidential services are provided to victims of rape and other sexual assaults, sexually abused children and their family members. Waymakers programs are also available to help provide victims of dating and domestic violence apply for a temporary restraining order, explore options for safe housing, assist in accessing counseling services for themselves and their children, and to provide support during criminal justice system proceedings.

Address: 1221 East Dyer Rd. Suite 120, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 949-831-9110

Human Options  +


Human Options provides assistance to victims of domestic and dating violence and their families. Human Options provides emergency shelter and long term assistance for battered women and children who are in a dangerous situation due to an abusive relationship. Human Options Services provides emergency shelter and transitional living programs, including: safe housing, counseling, legal advocacy, case management and job readiness training for abused women and their children. Human Options provides long-term support to help rebuild lives through the Children and Families Counseling Center. They additionally provide a domestic violence hotline at 1-877-854-3594.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)  +


RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN operates the 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, assist victims, and ensure the prosecution of offenders.

Laura’s House  +


Laura’s House is an Orange County community resource that provides emergency shelter to women and children leaving domestic violence situations. They also provide counseling and legal support to the whole family, batterers intervention program (52 week, court mandated), outreach and education to the community on the effects and prevention of domestic violence. They have a crisis hotline support, legal services, and transitional housing. They also provide support for survivors of stalking and information on technology abuse. Hotline: 866-498-1511. On-line chat: Text “HEART” to 949-484-8440 to chat with an advocate online.