Support for survivors can be essential in their ability to recover. Here are suggestions and resources for how to help.

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On-Campus Resources

Reporting Sexual Violence On-Campus

Title IX Coordinator & Director of Equity

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Sexual Violence Prevention Program Coordinator & Deputy Title IX Coordinator   651-696-6807

Campus Security 651-696-6555 (24-Hour Emergency)

Confidential On-Campus Support

Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

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 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.

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Off-Campus Resources

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. 

Minnesota Break the Silence Day

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Feminist Majority Foundation/Sexual Assault Resources

Center for Changing Our Campus Culture

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)