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Office of Institutional Equity

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The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) includes the university’s Title IX Coordinator and investigation team and is engaged in ensuring the university adheres to the laws, regulations, executive orders and applicable university polices surrounding EEO and a non-discriminatory work/learning environment. 
OIE's Phone Number: (785) 532-6220

K-State Policies and Procedures Manual, Chapter 3010, Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Violence, Domestic and Dating Violence, and Stalking, and Procedure for Reviewing Complaints

Resources and Support

Academic Assistance and Resources
Office of Student Life (785) 532-6432 24/7

The Office of Student Life Academic Assistance and Resources (785)-532-6432

Advocacy
Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE) 785-532-6444 Confidential 24/7

The Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE) is a safe space for any member of the K-State community who has been affected by dating, domestic and sexual violence, stalking or sexual harassment. CARE provides confidential services for survivors of dating, domestic and sexual violence. Although they will respect your privacy to the greatest extent possible, the OSL may need to share some of your information with others to ensure that the University responds appropriately and effectively to any concerns you share with them. CARE 206 Holton Hall, 1101 Mid Campus Dr North, Manhattan (785) 532-6444

Crisis Center (800) 727-2785 Confidential 24/7

The Crisis Center in Manhattan provides confidential 24-hour hotlines, 24-hour crisis intervention, safe shelter, food and subsistence, advocacy, referrals, supportive counseling and other services to residents within Clay, Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie, and Riley Counties. You can reach them at (785) 539-2785 in Manhattan, (785) 762-8835 in Junction City, and (800) 727-2785

Counseling
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 888-275-1205 (option 7)  Confidential 24/7

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a service provided for State of Kansas benefits eligible employees and their dependents at no charge. The EAP provides information, short-term counseling, advice, and referrals from licensed professionals. EAP counselors are available 24/7 at 1-888-275-1205 (option 7) to provide immediate care, concern, and assistance.

Family Center 139 Campus Creek Complex, 1405 Campus Creek Rd., Manhattan, (785)-532-6984

Medical Services
Lafene Health Center (785) 532-6544 Confidential

Lafene Health Center 1105 Sunset Ave., (785) 532-6544

Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan (785) 776-3322 Confidential 24/7

Via Christi Hospital, 1823 College Avenue, Manhattan, (785) 776-3322

Safety and Police Reporting 911 24/7
Wildcat Walk (785) 395-7233 24/7 and Safe Ride (785) 532-6541

Wildcat Walk-If you are ever uncomfortable walking on campus alone, dial 785-395-SAFE (785-395-7233), and an escort will meet you and walk you to another on-campus destination or up to two blocks off-campus. If you are driving to campus you can arrange to be met in your parking lot and be escorted to the residence halls or another location. Simply call 395-SAFE (785-395-7233), or push one of the blue light emergency buttons found throughout the K-State campus. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Wildcat Walk is a service provided by the K-State Police Department.

Safe Ride-The Safe Ride program provides a safe ride home for K-State students and guests who live within the designated city limits of Manhattan, Kansas, from Thursday through Saturday night, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. If you have questions or need assistance due to a disability please contact 785-532-6541 during the hours of operation for Safe Ride, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412 

For Manhattan-based students and employees
Riley County Police Department 

Riley County Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 785-537-2112

For Salina-based students and employees 
Salina Police Department

The Salina Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services. 
911 or 785-826-7210

For Olathe-based students and employees 
Olathe Police Department

The Olathe Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 913-782-0720

Counseling Services (785) 532-6927 Confidential 24/7 and Family Center (785) 532-6984

Counseling Services (confidential treatment) 232 English/Counseling Services Building, 1612 Stream Pl., Manhattan 785-532-6927, ucs@k-state.edu

For All University Students

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

Office of Student Life 

The Office of Student Life provides all Kansas State University students and their families direct support, referral services and advocacy in a variety of settings.
785-532-6432

For All University Employees

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412 

State of Kansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP Counselors are available 24/7 to provide immediate care, concern and assistance. 
TTY 800-697-0353
888-275-1205 (option 7)

Office of Institutional Equity

The Office of Institutional Equity includes the university’s Title IX Coordinator and investigation team and is engaged in ensuring the university adheres to the laws, regulations, executive orders, and applicable university polices surrounding EEO and a non-discriminatory work/learning environment.
785-532-6220

Riley County Police Department 

Riley County Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services. 
911 or 785-537-2112

For Manhattan-based Students and Employees

Center for Advocacy, Response and Education (CARE)

CARE provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment and education around related topics.
785-532-6444

Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides confidential, brief intervention in a student's life that may assist in decision making, skill building or mental health support with the overriding goal to assist students maintaining successful academic progress.
785-532-6927

Family Center

Family Center provides systemically-oriented counseling services concentrating on the needs of the individual within the context of relationships and families.
785-532-6984

Lafene Health Center

Lafene Heath Center offers K-State students comprehensive, high quality, easily accessible, affordable outpatient health care including services necessary following a physical or sexual assault.
785-532-6544

Wildcat Walk

Wildcat Walk provides 24 hours a day, seven days a week safe escort services to meet students on-campus and walk them to another on-campus destination or up to two blocks off-campus.
785-395-7233

Safe Ride

Provide a safe ride home for K-State students and guests who live within the designated city limits of Manhattan, Kansas, from Thursday through Saturday night, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.
785-532-6541

Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan (formerly known as Mercy Regional Health)

Via Christi Hospital provides the K-State community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
785-776-3322

The Crisis Center

The Crisis Center provides K-State's Manhattan campus and community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced sexual or domestic violence.
785-539-2785

For Salina-based Students and Employees

Polytechnic Counseling Services

Counseling Services, provided for Polytechnic students by Veridian Behavioral Health, can be accessed by contacting the Polytechnic campus staff at the Welcome Center and Student Life Center.
785-826-2640

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412 

Salina Police Department

The Salina Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.

911 or 785-826-7210

Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas (DVACK)

DVACK provides the K-State Polytechnic campus and Salina community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced sexual or domestic violence.
785-827-5862

Salina Regional Health Center

Salina Regional Health Center provides the K-State Polytechnic and Salina community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
785-452-7000

Veridian Behavioral Health

Veridian provides confidential psychological and psychiatric services geared toward individuals and families who are struggling with common life problems such as depression, anxiety, marital problems, parent-child conflicts, trauma or grief and loss.
785-452-6113

For Olathe-based Students and Employees

K-State Police Department (On-Campus incidents)

The K-State Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services, timely campus alerts and community outreach.
911 or 785-532-6412

Olathe Police Department

The Olathe Police Department works to preserve a safe campus environment through reporting and safety services.
911 or 913-782-0720

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)

MOCSA offers 24 hour confidential crisis assistance, therapy, support and advocacy for victims of rape and sexual assault, for sexually abused children and families, for adult survivors of child sexual abuse and for others affected by sexual violence.
913-642-0233

Safehome

Safehome offers the K-State Olathe campus and community free, confidential, 24-hour assistance, advocacy, hotline services and safe shelter for those who have experienced domestic violence.
913-262-2868

Shawnee Mission Health

Shawnee Mission Health provides the K-State Olathe community with emergency services including a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program that can assist in the forensic evidence collection after a physical or sexual assault.
913-676-2000 

Resources for All Students and Employees

National Dating Abuse Helpline

Highly-trained peer advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships through free and confidential phone, live chat and texting. Services are available 24/7/365.
866-331-9474

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates around the clock to provide confidential and free of cost lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
800-799-7233

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN is a national anti-sexual violence organization and first secure web-based, live and completely confidential 24/7 hotline to assist survivors in identifying local resources.
800-656-4673

Campus Safety and Crime (Office of Student Life)