UM-Dearborn provides a holistic suite of resources for survivors of sexual assault or sexual abuse. Some of the primary resources, assistance and information provided by the university include:
Reporting Options for Sexual Misconduct and Assault
To report an incident by phone call 734-436-9194.
This number is staffed Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Incidents reported outside of business hours will be received the following business day.
Office of Institutional Equity
1114 Administration Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
2157 University Center
4901 Evergreen Rd, 2157 UC
Dearborn, MI 48128
UM-Dearborn Department of Public Safety
The university strongly encourages anyone who believes they experienced a sexual assault (or any other crime) to make a report to the UM-Dearborn Department of Public Safety.
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Department of Public Safety
1300 Campus Support Services Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
For more information see the Student Sexual Misconduct Policy.
External resources and information available to complainants includes:
Wayne County SAFE provides those affected by sexual assault with immediate and ongoing comprehensive services, at no cost, that encourage survivor healing and empowerment, promotes public awareness and leads social change.
First Step-Western Wayne County
PEACEFUL FAMILIES, SAFE COMMUNITIES
Since 1978, First Step has been working for peaceful families and safe communities in Wayne County, Michigan. First Step is the only non-profit agency in out-Wayne County providing comprehensive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
24 hour crisis line: 888-453-5900
ACCESS (Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services) has been serving the community for more than 40 years. Founded by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1971 out of a storefront in Dearborn’s impoverished south end, ACCESS was created to assist the Arab immigrant population adapt to life in the United States.
As Oakland County’s only comprehensive program for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, HAVEN provides shelter, counseling, advocacy and educational programming to nearly 20,000 people each year.
24 hour crisis line: 877-922-1274
SAFE House Center-Washtenaw County
SafeHouse Center provides support for those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault. SafeHouse provides free and confidential services for any person victimized that lives or works in Washtenaw County. Our services include emergency shelter for those in danger of being hurt or killed, counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, and especially, hope.
24 Hour Helpline: 734-995-5444
Turning Point-Macomb County
Turning Point’s mission is to provide programs and resources that enable victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to regain control of their lives.
24 hour crisis line: 586-463-6990
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center
SAPAC promotes social change and activism on two levels: through the professional services we provide to the University of Michigan community, and through student leadership development wherein students help students as peers. We believe that women and men must work together to eradicate sexual assault, stalking, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence and that this necessitates activism in many areas, including education, advocacy, crisis-intervention, safety-building, bystander intervention and policy development.
Crisis Line: 734-936-3333
Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office (FASCCO)
For staff, faculty and their immediate family members; provides short-term counseling, personalized coaching and educational presentations.
Equality Michigan (LGBTQ) - Department of Victim Services
The Department of Victim Services (DVS) at EQMI provides dedicated survivor-centered services to LGBTQ, SGL, and individuals living with HIV who have experienced violence, discrimination, and harassment.EQMI DVS works to increase self-determination, safety, and power for people who have been harmed.
Affirmations provides a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, and cultures can find support and unconditional acceptance, and where they can learn, grow, socialize and feel safe!
Community Health & Social Services (LA VIDA)
LA VIDA Partnership, a community program of CHASS Center, is a domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and prevention program that provides linguistically and culturally appropriate services and resources targeted to Latino/a youth and families in Southwest Detroit and Southeast Michigan. All services are provided in English and Spanish.
RAINN – Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network National Hotline
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
24-hr Phone: 800-656-4673
Assist in reporting to on or off-campus law enforcement or initiating university disciplinary proceedings
Information and support through the Office of Counseling Services. This office is a legally protected, confidential resource
Information on preserving evidence
Academic accommodations are provided, such as rescheduling exams, adjusting class schedules to avoid contact with the respondent, etc.
Change in work situations, such as relocation to provide a more private or secure location, additional security measures, etc.
Ability for the university to implement no contact instructions
Escorts by the campus Police Department between classes, to vehicles and to other university activities
Women’s Resource Center, which serves as a resource and referral center and provides programming to assist students, faculty, staff, and community members (available to women and men)