Confidential Resources

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE & PREVENTION CENTER (SARP)

Location: 930 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-7277
Website: bu.edu/shs/sarp/
Provides rapid, confidential, supportive and free-of-charge advocacy and assistance to BU students who have experienced a traumatic incident, including but not limited to sexual assault, physical assault, interpersonal violence, and other crimes.

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

Location: 881 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-3569 • For Emergencies: (617) 353-3569
Website: bu.edu/shs/behavioral-medicine/
Staff, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, licensed mental health clinicians and LCSWs are available to address the many psychological and adjustment issues that arise in a university community.

OFFICE OF THE OMBUDS

Location: 930 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-5960
Website: bu.edu/ombuds
An independent, impartial, and informal place for students to have confidential, off-the-record conversations about any type of problem related to work, life, or study at Boston University.

CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE

Location: 735 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-3560
Each of the University Chaplains comes from a particular religious tradition but is available to members of the community from any tradition. They are ordained in good standing in their traditions and have been invited to serve the Boston University community in all of its rich religious diversity.

Crisis Resources

BOSTON UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPT

Location: 32 Harry Agganis Way
Phone: Non Emergencies: (617) 353-2110 • Emergencies: (617) 353-2121
Website: bu.edu/police/
BU’s local law enforcement agency that provides a wide variety of public services, including emergency medical response, Rape Aggression Defense classes, and laptop and bicycle registration.

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE & PREVENTION CENTER (SARP)

Location: 930 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-7277
Website: bu.edu/shs/sarp/
Provides rapid, confidential, supportive and free-of-charge advocacy and assistance to BU students who have experienced a traumatic incident, including but not limited to sexual assault, physical assault, interpersonal violence, and other crimes.

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

Location: 881 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-3569 • For Emergencies: (617) 353-3569
Website: bu.edu/shs/behavioral-medicine/
Staff, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, licensed mental health clinicians and LCSWs are available to address the many psychological and adjustment issues that arise in a university community.

SAMARITANS

Phone: (877) 870-HOPE (4673) Call or Text 24/7
Website: samaritanshope.org
Samaritans works to prevent suicide and support those who have lost someone to suicide.

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

Phone: (1-800) 273-8255
Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Educational Resources

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER (ERC)

Location: 100 Bay State Rd., 5th and 6th floors
Phone: (617) 353-7707
Website: bu.edu/erc/
The ERC specializes in supplemental education, including foreign language practice, teaching good study habits and tutoring workshops. One-on-one or group sessions available.

COM WRITING CENTER

Location: 640 Commonwealth Ave., B27A
Phone: (617) 353-6632
Website: bu.edu/com/comugrad/writing-center
The COM Writing Center’s mission is to assist writers in the writing process, from brainstorming for ideas to revising the final draft. Because writing is a process and it is the writer’s paper, we encourage dynamic sessions between writer and tutor.

EXTRA MATH HELP

Location: 111 Cummington Mall, B24
Website: bu.edu/math/undergraduate/resources/tutoring-room-schedule
The Math Tutoring Room is open during the Fall and Spring semesters and is staffed Monday through Friday with graduate students to answer questions about math courses of any level.

Career Resources

CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT (CCD)

Location: 100 Bay State Rd., 6th floor
Phone: (617) 353-3590
Website: bu.edu/careers/
Email: future@bu.edu
The CCD provides an array of services aimed at preparing students for success in their studies and beyond through workshops, CV help, interview prep and assistance searching for internships, jobs and graduate programs.

COM CAREER SERVICES

Location: 640 Commonwealth Ave., Room 112
Phone: (617) 353-3490
Website: bu.edu/com/career-services/
Coaches students to develop their education and experience as they prepare for their professional careers. We work with students from their first semester at COM through entry level jobs, promotions, and career changes.

Mental Health Resources

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

Location: 881 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-3569 • For Emergencies: (617) 353-3569
Website: bu.edu/shs/behavioral-medicine/
Staff, psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, licensed mental health clinicians and LCSWs are available to address the many psychological and adjustment issues that arise in a university community.

CENTER FOR PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION

Location: 940 Commonwealth Ave. West
Phone: (617) 353-3549
Website: cpr.bu.edu/
A research, training and service organization committed to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities.

THE DANIELSEN INSTITUTE

Location: 185 Bay State Road
Phone: (617) 353-3047
Website: bu.edu/danielsen/
Promotes healing, growth, and change through a variety of clinical services, training, research and teaching which are informed by spiritual, religious and existential perspectives.

THE CENTER FOR ANXIETY & RELATED DISORDERS (CARD)

Location: 900 Commonwealth Ave., 2nd floor
Phone: (617) 353-9610
Website: bu.edu/card/
Specializes in helping both adults and children address a range of anxiety disorders and related challenges, such as difficulties with sleep, concentration, eating and mood.

BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER

Location: 330 Brookline Avenue
Phone: (617) 667-7000
Website: bidmc.org

LGBTQ Resources

THE CENTER FOR GENDER, SEXUALITY & ACTIVISM

Location: 775 Commonwealth Ave., Lower Level
Phone: (617) 358-5575
Website: bu.edu/cgsa/
A safe space for people of all genders and sexualities. Using a social justice framework, the CGSA aims to end gender oppression and violence, and advocates for the full equality and inclusion of women, queer and trans students.

BISEXUAL RESOURCE CENTER

Phone: (617) 424-9595
Website: biresource.org
Email: brc@biresource.org
BRC is committed to providing support to the bisexual community and raising public awareness about bisexuality and bisexual people.

THE TREVOR LIFELINE

Phone: (866) 488-7386
Website: thetrevorproject.com
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25.

SPEAKOUT BOSTON

Phone: (877) 223-9390
Website: speakoutboston.org
Email: info@speakoutboston.org
SpeakOUT is a community of speakers working to create a world free of homo-bi-transphobia and other forms of prejudice by telling the truths of our lives. We engage audiences in honest dialogue, and in keeping with our motto “Ask Us Anything,” invite any questions that may challenge harmful stereotypes and misconceptions.

Health, Wellness, and Safety Resources

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Location: 881 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 353-3575
Website: bu.edu/shs/
Health care provisions, including Primary Care, Sports Medicine, Behavioral Medicine, Wellness & Prevention Services, as well as general Health Education.

WELLNESS & PREVENTION SERVICES

Location: 881 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 358-0485
Website: bu.edu/shs/wellness/
Aims to promote physical and emotional well-being of students through comprehensive programming, campus-wide events, peer education, the sharing of accurate health information and resources, and providing consultation and care for students struggling with substance abuse.

THE HOWARD THURMAN CENTER

Location: 775 Commonwealth Ave., Lower Level
Phone: (617) 353-4745
Website: bu.edu/thurman/
Boston University’s center for cultural learning and collaboration. Through a variety of workshops, programs and celebrations, the Howard Thurman Center aims to build community by eliminating barriers of divisiveness that separate individuals, groups, races, cultures, religions and ethnicities.

OFFICE OF DISABILITY SERVICES

Location: 25 Buick St., 3rd floor
Phone: (617) 353-3658
Website: bu.edu/disability/
Email: access@bu.edu
Provides services and support to ensure that students are able to access and participate in the opportunities available at Boston University.

SARGENT CHOICE NUTRITION CENTER

Location: 635 Commonwealth Ave., 6th floor
Phone: (617) 353-2721
Website: bu.edu/scnc/
Email: scnc@bu.edu
Offers programs, services and education that promote healthy eating and help students align their diet with any dietary restrictions they may have. The Nutrition Center also supports the Sargent Choice program, which makes available health food options via BU Dining Services.

DEAN OF STUDENTS

Location: 775 Commonwealth Ave., 3rd Floor
Website: www.bu.edu/dos
Email: dos@bu.edu
Mentors and counsels, and promotes an environment that encourages scholarly exchange and individual expression. Our office is dedicated to providing a space that allows you to effectively engage in academic and intellectual work, community service, and other activities that enrich your time here.

FITNESS & RECREATION CENTER PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION & DANCE

Location: 915 Commonwealth Ave.
Phone: (617) 358-3740
Website: bu.edu/fitrec
Email: fitrec@bu.edu
Education and recreational programs, services and facilities in order to promote health, wellness and activities.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPT

Location: 32 Harry Agganis Way
Phone: Non Emergencies: (617) 353-2110 • Emergencies: (617) 353-2121
Website: bu.edu/police/
BU’s local law enforcement agency that provides a wide variety of public services, including emergency medical response, Rape Aggression Defense classes, and laptop and bicycle registration.