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Supporters & Resources

Through Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs the SAFE Zone Program works with the Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Center for Advocacy, Response, and Education (CARE), the LGBT Resource Center, the Office of Student Life, the Office of Institutional Equity, and other groups both on-campus and off-campus to offer training for individuals and Safe Zone allies.

Supporters & Resources

Center for Advocacy, Response, and Education (CARE)

The Center for Advocacy, Response, and Education provides confidential services and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and harassment. The CARE coordinators are available to assist survivors in understanding and navigating university policies and procedures and helps to promote the academic success and personal wellness of survivors. The CARE coordinators are also available to the greater K-State community to provide education, training and facilitated conversations around the aforementioned and related topics.

LGBT Resource Center

The LGBT Resource Center at Kansas State University is dedicated to helping the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) students, staff, and faculty and allied members of our campus and surrounding communities to be more secure, educated, and productive in their personal and professional surroundings. 

It is the goal of the Resource Center to promote equity, respect, and social justice through programs, outreach, and education.  The Center is open to all and provides information regarding resources available to those of different sexualities and gender identities and helps to build and nurture a diverse and inclusive campus community that supports all aspects of the curricular and co-curricular lives of our students, faculty, staff, and community members.

The Resource Center opened its doors in August of 2010 and currently has been awarded a five-star Premier Campus rating based upon the Campus Pride Campus Climate Index. 

Office of Institutional Equity

The objective of the Office of Institutional Equity is to facilitate equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in employment and educational activities by:

* providing prompt and equitable resolution of complaints;
* administering an affirmative action program that complies with Federal requirements;
* developing and delivering AA/EEO educational programs;
* monitoring the recruitment and selection process;
* recommending and implementing AA/EEO policies and procedures;
* advising employees, staff, and administration on AA/EEO issues; and
* coordinating requests for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Office of Student Life

The Office of Student Life promotes student learning and development through services and support that enhances students' educational experiences. It is a place where students, parents, and staff can turn for help and guidance in times of need. Our staff is committed to helping students develop as individuals while pursuing their educational and career goals.

Our goal is to provide caring services to students, as well as their friends and family, during times of need. Services may include referral for academic and personal problems, crisis outreach, a response in case of student death or injury, and helping students feel supported in the university environment.

Counseling Services

The emphasis of K-State counseling services is to provide brief intervention in a student's life that may assist in decision making, skill-building, or mental health support. The overriding goal for all students is to help them maintain successful academic progress.

Counseling Services provides services in an atmosphere welcoming diversity in culture, in sexual orientation, religion, and other factors of difference and is a member of the SAFE ZONE on campus.

The Provost's Office - Office of Academic Personnel at K-State

The Office of the Provost exists to assist the provost, deans, department heads and faculty in employment-related matters relative to faculty and unclassified professionals as well as to assure compliance with university policies, federal and state legislation, and Board of Regent's policy.

K-State Family Center

The K-State Family Center is a therapy training/ service center serving individuals, couples, and families, operating on the Kansas State University campus. The Family Center seeks to provide quality counseling services at affordable rates. The mission of the Family Center is to provide systemically-oriented counseling services concentrating on the needs of the individual within the context of relationships and families. Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) who staff the center are committed to empowering individuals, couples, and families in nurturing strong relationships through addressing the issues identified.