Title IX Resources

The University's Sexual Misconduct Resources website contains a wide range of information about sexual misconduct prevention, education, and campus and community resources.

Campus Resources

The Student Advocacy Resource Center (SARC) provides free and confidential peer counseling and crisis intervention to student survivors of sexual and relationship violence, as well as support and information for family and friends. Services are available to survivors at all stages of recovery, from initial crisis intervention to healing, through support groups and peer counseling. The number to SARC's 24-hour hotline is (406) 243-6559. SARC is located at UM's Curry Health Center.
Curry Health Center Counseling provides confidential crisis counseling and psychotherapy to address relationship violence issues for students and is located on campus at 634 Eddy Ave. Enter at Curry's west entrance and proceed down the steps and to the left to room 076. You can call them at (406) 243-2122 or email contactcurry@mso.umt.edu.
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action investigates and responds to reported incidents of sexual misconduct in accordance with the University's Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Stalking, and Retaliation policy. The Title IX team in the EO/AA office can work to arrange interim measures to help you feel safe on campus (including housing and class schedule changes) and to ensure that you receive any assistance needed for continued productive access to all of your educational programs. They can also provide you with additional information about options for pursuing an investigation.
The UM Police Department has sworn officers who are specially trained to respond to emergency and non-emergency reports of sexual misconduct 24 hours a day. Officers can explain the options for medical exams, counseling, advocacy, and the processes for reporting assaults as crimes. In an emergency, call UMPD at (406) 243-4000 or dial 9-1-1. The non-emergency number for UMPD is (406) 243-0211.

Community Resources

First STEP is located at Providence St. Patrick Hospital offers specially trained nurses or nurse practitioners who will meet clients/assault victims at a private, safe clinic. First STEP offers a comprehensive medical assessment, evidence collection, lab tests, and medication as needed, and education and information. First STEP provides on-site access to community advocates and law enforcement as requested. The number for First STEP's 24-hour hotline is (406) 329-5776.

YWCA Missoula’s Pathways program offers safe shelter, crisis counseling, and support for survivors of domestic or dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking. They can provide free and confidential emergency shelter, walk-in peer counseling, support groups, and legal, personal, and medical advocacy. Their 24-hour crisis line is (406) 542-1944 or (800) 483-7858.
The Crime Victim Advocate Program provides free and confidential assistance to victims of violent crime such as sexual assault. Advocates can help you file police reports, obtain Temporary Orders of Protection, and offer support and assistance throughout the court process. They offer assistance regardless of whether you choose to report to law enforcement, are unsure about reporting, or have reported and the case is under investigation. They are open from 8:30-4:30 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 8:30-3:00 on Wednesdays. The CVA phone number is (406) 258-3830.
City and county law enforcement officers are available 24 hours a day to respond to emergency and nonemergency calls about sexual misconduct. In cases of sexual assault, officers can explain the options for medical exams, counseling, advocacy, and the processes for reporting assaults as crimes. Officers will ask if you want an advocate present to help you through the proceedings. You can reach local law enforcement by dialing 9-1-1. The line for Missoula City Police is (406) 552-6300, and the line for the Missoula County Sheriff is (406) 258-4810.