Resources

Many resources are available both on campus and off campus.

Campus resources

Title IX Office 
Carrington 314
417-836-6810

Title IX Coordinator
417-836-8506
JillPatterson@missouristate.edu

The Title IX Office is responsible for overseeing all Title IX issues and providing support to Complainants and Respondents.

Counseling Center
417-836-5116

Free and confidential counseling services for students. Students are requested to call to schedule an Intake as the point of entry to the Counseling Center (CC).  The CC also has a full time, licensed counselor who specializes in substance abuse. Crisis appointments will be handled by seeing students in crisis the same day they call. Ideally they will be scheduled during one of the available crisis openings on the calendar each day.

Taylor Health and Wellness Center
417-836-4000

Taylor Health and Wellness Center is the medical home for Missouri State University. It offers confidential health and wellness services, follow-up care, sexually transmitted infection and disease screening and testing as well as a fully stocked pharmacy with over the counter medications.

Gender Neutral Bathroom Locations
Administrative Services provides a list with all of the single use restrooms on campus. 

Gender Pronoun Guide
Some people don’t feel that traditional gender pronouns (she/her, he/him) fit their gender identities. Transgender, genderqueer and other gender-variant people may wish to use different pronouns. This guide is a starting point for using pronouns respectfully.  

Off campus resources

The Victim Center and Harmony House Share a 24-hour crisis hotline.

Call 417-864-SAFE (417-864-7233) 24 hours a day to speak to a crisis counselor and request assistance.

  • Advocates on-call 24-hours a day.
  • Availability to talk on the phone.
  • Availability to meet at the hospital or police department.
  • Victim advocates are available to accompany victims to the hospital for examination, care, and possible evidence collection.

During regular business hours, the Victim Center and Harmony House may be contacted directly for assistance.

Victim Center
819 N Boonville Ave, Springfield, MO 65802
417-863-7273
www.thevictimcenter.org

Located downtown, the Victim’s Center exists to assist victims of violent and/or sexual crimes. Services are free and include free counseling, court support and advocacy.

Harmony House
3404 E Ridgeview St, Springfield, MO 65804
417-837-7700
http://www.myharmonyhouse.org

Harmony House provides shelter, advocacy and education to survivors of domestic violence and promotes the principle that all individuals have the right to a life free of abuse.