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Sexual Violence Resources

At Illinois, we care.

Help is available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, whether a survivor wants to report an incident to the police, the university, a confidential resource or just wants to talk to someone.

Reporting sexual violence and misconduct

At the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, there are multiple ways to report sexual violence or misconduct. For more information about reporting options and resources available, whenever anyone is ready for them, visit

One of those options is reporting sexual violence to the police. Always call 911 in an emergency, or call 217-333-8911 in a non-emergency to reach the Champaign County dispatch center to be connected with a police officer who can speak with you.

We believe you, and we are here to help whenever you are ready to report.

Orders of Protection

If you are the victim of a crime committed by an intimate or domestic partner, we can help.

How to get an order of protection

If you are the victim of a crime, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will give you information about how to obtain a state-issued order of protection. To get started, you can contact the University of Illinois Police Department.
Alternatively, you may contact the Women’s Resources Center, Rape Advocacy Counseling & Education Services (RACES) or Courage Connection to ask for assistance.

How we can help

Any member of the campus community who files an Order of Protection is strongly encouraged to notify University Police. As warranted, campus units are strongly encouraged to notify the University Police when they become aware of an order of protection or a situation involving intimate/domestic partner violence.
The following actions may be take to assist someone who files for an order of protection:

  • The University Police will work with the affected individual and assess any safety concerns.
  • The University Police may assist in creating a safety plan.
  • Depending on the situation, University Police may contact the appropriate Threat Assessment Team and convene its membership.
  • If a situation arises to the threshold of being “activated” (by consensus of the appropriate Campus Threat Assessment Team), a Point of Contact is assigned and an action plan is developed.
  • Ongoing developments will be periodically reviewed until the situation is “deactivated.”
  • The Title IX & Disability Coordinator may become involved.

If you have any questions, there are a number of campus offices that may be able to help. For more information about sexual violence resources, please visit