What to do if... you've been sexually assaulted:
Tell someone you know and can trust.
Go to a hospital and tell emergency personnel that you have
been sexually assaulted. Take the clothes you were wearing
and a set of clean clothes. Don't shower or bathe before
Report the assault. If in a residence hall, contact staff. If off campus call 911.
Reporting the assault does NOT commit you to filing charges.
Call the hotline. In Springfield, call 864-SAFE (7233).
Outside the Springfield area call 1-800-821-6863.
Both can provide information about resources and services available to you.
Contact a residence hall staff member, the Dean of Students,
and/or the Counseling and Testing Center to find out how
the University can assist you.
Remember: it was NOT your fault.
For emergency medical treatment call 911 or go to:
Mercy Emergency-Trauma Center 886-2115
Cox Emergency Department (North) 269-3193
Cox Emergency Department (South) 269-4083