The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) is open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, except for University holidays. Note during the summer the office hours are 8:30am-4:30pm. The following information is for support after-hours.
OVA support after-hours:
If you are a CU student, or if you would like to discuss concerns about a CU student that cannot wait until business hours, call our main number (303-492-8855) and press "2" to speak to a mental health professional by phone.
Confidential 24-hour hotlines:
- MESA (Moving to End Sexual Assault)/ Rape Crisis Team 303-443-7300
- Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence (SPAN) (Intimate Partner Violence) 303-444-2424
- Survivors Organizing for Liberation (previously Colorado Anti-Violence Program) (GLBT Bias and Intimate Partner Violence) 303-852-5094 or 1-888-557-4441
The Office of Victim Assistance will work with you to meet your needs and are happy to collaborate if you are also using any other resources. If you connect with someone after hours, but still have questions about University related issues, please follow up when we open so we can answers your questions.
If you are in immediate danger call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room:
- Campus phones will connect with the University of Colorado Police.
- Off campus or cell phones will connect with the police department in the jurisdiction from which you are calling.
Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) Non-discrimination Statement
The Office of Victim Assistance values diversity and inclusion. We support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The Office of Victim Assistance shall maintain and promote a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or veteran status. We acknowledge that culturally relevant trauma services is an ongoing process of learning that begins by looking within ourselves and honoring basic human rights. As individuals and as an agency, we are committed to responding effectively to social-cultural diversity.
CU Office of Victim Assistance
The Office of Victim Assistance offers free confidential information, counseling, advocacy and support to all University of Colorado Boulder students, staff, faculty and their significant others.
- Boulder Community Hospital
- Boulder County District Attorney's Office
- Boulder County Sheriff’s Department
- Boulder Police Department
- Community Health
- Counseling and Psychiatric Services, C4C
- Counseling and Psychiatric Services, WHS
- CU Hazing Tip Line
- Cultural Unity and Engagement
- CU Police Department
- CU Veteran’s Services
- Disability Services
- Faculty & Staff Assistance
- GLBTQ Resource Center
- Moving to End Sexual Assault
- Off Campus Student Housing and Neighborhood Relations
- Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance
- Office of Student Conduct
- Ombuds Office
- Residence Life
- Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence
- Survivors Organizing for Liberation (previously Colorado Anti violence Program)
- Wardenburg Health Services
- Women’s Resource Center