Support for survivors can be essential in their ability to recover. Here are suggestions and resources for how to help.
Download brochure (PDF) of Resources and Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Reporting Sexual Violence On-Campus
Title IX Coordinator & Director of Equity
Karla Benson Rutten 651-696-6258
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator
DeMethra LaShay Bradley 651-696-6220
Sexual Violence Prevention Program Coordinator & Deputy Title IX Coordinator Laura Linder-Scholer 651-696-6807
Campus Security 651-696-6555 (24-Hour Emergency)
Confidential On-Campus Support
Center for Religious & Spiritual Life
Kelly Stone 651-696-6298
Health & Wellness Center 651-696-6275
Counselors, physician, registered nurse, and nurse practitioner
Because We Are Not Alone
A confidential, on-campus group offering support and facilitating healing and coping. Open to Macalester students of any gender who have experienced sexual assault (sexual abuse, rape, or other forms of non-consensual sexual contact). For a required pre-group meeting, contact Macalester Counselor Liz Schneider-Bateman at 651-696-6204.
Additional On-Campus Support
Sexual Assault & Harassment Support Team (SAST)
SAST members are volunteer members of the staff and faculty who are committed to sexual violence prevention and ending power-based personal violence and can offer support, guidance, and referrals.
Office of Student Affairs 651-696-6220
Office of Student Affairs staff can mobilize campus resources around you.
Residential Life Staff 651-696-6215 (On-Call Staff)
Residential Life staff have been trained in crisis intervention and in counseling and support skills. They can direct you to appropriate campus services.
Confidential Off-Campus Support
SOS Sexual Violence Services of Ramsey County 651-266-1000 (24-Hour Crisis Hotline)
SOS responds to the problems of sexual violence by providing crisis intervention, prevention, and education to increase community awareness of sexual violence in order to create a more supportive environment for victims. You can also volunteer to become a trained advocate.
Sexual Violence Center Minneapolis 612-871-5111 ( 24-Hour Hotline)
RAINN (Rape, Assault, and Incest National Network) 1-800-656-4673 (24-Hour Hotline)
State and National Organizations
MN Trauma Project List of trauma-informed and other resources for healing in MN, including: acupuncture, acupressure, art therapy, dance/movement therapy, equine therapy, trauma-sensitive massage, mindfulness/meditation, Qi Gong/Tai Chi, trauma-sensitive yoga, and support groups.