Any member of the university community can make a report about a possible bias related incident or hate crime through the Bias Reporting System or by calling the Department of Public Safety at (202) 687.4343.
You may submit a Bias Related Incident Reporting Form online or deliver a paper copy to the Office of Student Affairs on the 5th Floor of the Leavey Center. If getting to the Leavey Center is not practical, you may fax the form to (202) 687.6255. Please mark the form Attn: Bias Reporting Team. You will receive a follow-up call or e-mail from a member of the reporting team soon after submitting your form. The Bias Reporting Team is composed of trained professionals in Student Affairs, Affirmative Action Programs, and the Department of Public Safety.
Sexual Misconduct Resources
If you are in a life-threatening situation, call the police immediately. Call (202) 687.4343 to reach the Department of Public Safety.
If you are involved in an incident of sexual assault, harassment, stalking, or domestic/dating violence or would like to help a friend or colleague, the Sexual Misconduct website is designed as a resource for you. This site includes options for getting help; the University’s policies against sexual misconduct; instructions on how to report sexual misconduct; the University’s Sexual Misconduct Reference Guide; and information on getting involved in campus initiatives.
Campus Ministry is involved with many aspects of life on the campus. There are chaplains living in each of the residence halls. There are events held across all three campuses.
Campus Minisitry also holds a weekly LGBTQ Catholic prayer group. For more infomation please contact Fr. Greg Schenden.
Cawley Career Education Center
The first step in any career search is to reflect on what is most important to you. As someone in the LGBTQ community, this means first understanding where you are in your own identity development. The Cawley Career Education Center is a space where you can ask questions about all aspects of personal career development in a supportive and nonjudgmental environment. Knowing how often personal identity connects to career decisions, you can find FAQs related to identity and career decisions and schedule a meeting with someone from the career center here.
Counseling & Psychiatric Services
The Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) is located in Darnall Hall and serves as the university’s primary mental health agency for its students and campus community. CAPS can be contacted through their website or by dialing (202) 687.6985. CAPS offers free evaluations, has $10 psychotherapy and $15 psychiatry sessions, can usually see students within a week of the time they call, and give immediate attention to emergency situations.
CAPS is also available after hours for emergency consults at (202) 444.7243. You will be prompted to give your name andphone number. In most cases, a CAPS clinician will call you back within 5-10 minutes.
Department of Public Safety
Public Safety is located in Village C, and is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment on Georgetown University’s Main Campus, off-campus properties and Medical Center campus. DPS also has a designated Hates Crimes Officer which works closely with the Center and the Bias Reporting Team.
Health Education Services
Health Education Services is located in Poulton Hall – Suite 101. The office is comprised of health professionals who are available to help students deal with a range of health issues, including pregnancy, alcohol and drug use and abuse, adult children of alcoholics, eating disorders, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, stress management, and general health promotion. Health Education Services can be contacted online or by dialing (202) 687.8949.
Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action
IDEAA promotes a deep understanding and appreciation among the diverse members of the University community to result in justice and equality in educational, employment and contracting opportunities, as well as to lead efforts to create an inclusive academic and work environment.
The Wellness Office issues such as homesickness, sexuality, and exercise. Use the contact and hours information on Practicalities to find the Georgetown health and safety services available to you.
The Women’s Center is located in 327 Leavey Center and supports, educates and empowers women of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, and ages providing a safe environment while respecting all facets of women’s abilities, spirituality and differences. GUWC celebrates women’s achievements and advocates for a climate that promotes social justice, free of all barriers and discrimination. The Women’s Center can be contacted online or by dialing (202) 687.6359.
Speech and Expression Policy
Georgetown encourages free expression of ideas through speech and action. Learn more about the Division of Student Affair’s Speech and Expression Policy.