Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Harassment
Domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual assault, and sexual harassment are pervasive problems in our society. Boston University provides assistance and resources to faculty and staff who are affected either directly or indirectly by interpersonal violence.
For concerns about immediate safety or to report a crime:
- Boston University Police Department: Charles River Campus 617-353-2121
- Medical Campus Department of Public Safety: Medical Campus 617-414-4444
BU Faculty and Staff Assistance Office – confidential counseling, advocacy, safety planning and referrals provided by licensed mental health professionals. Services include confidential consultation to supervisors and Human Resources on responding to employees who are victims or perpetrators of interpersonal violence. (617)353-5381 (Charles River Campus), (617) 638-5381 (Medical Campus)
BU Equal Opportunity Office – receives and investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment that are made against Boston University staff or faculty members. (617) 353-9286
BU Office of the Ombuds – a safe place for confidential, off-the-record conversations.
Staff in the Office of the Ombuds are conflict management professionals who can help you address problems and conflicts that you are facing at BU. Learn more at www.bu.edu/ombuds.