The Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center (SARP) compassionately responds to survivors of trauma and prevents interpersonal violence through awareness and education. 

SARP provides free-of-charge counseling and advocacy to Boston University students who have experienced a traumatic event. We respond to traumas such as sexual assault, dating violence, and other types of interpersonal violence. Discussions with SARP counselors are confidential and do not trigger a complaint to the University. To file an official complaint with the Offices of Judicial Affairs or Equal Opportunity Office see the instructions on the Safety Website

SARP Clinical Services include

  • Crisis line available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week: 617-353-SARP (7277)
  • Medical, legal, and academic advocacy
  • Individual counseling and referrals to community providers
  • Group counseling

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