Sexual Harassment Resources

There are many resources available to you if you have questions or concerns. If you are not sure who to contact, please email

Resources for Rice Employees

University Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Richard Baker

Human Resources

Located in the Cambridge Office Building (COB) on the third floor, open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Call 713-348-2514 or email to reach to office.

Rice University Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Rice’s EAP is available to assist you by calling (713) 500-3327 or toll-free at (800) 346-3549. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Alternatively, you may access Rice’s EAP online portal (Username: owls; Password: owls) to take advantage of helpful resources.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact us at (713) 348-4791 or email Employee Relations at

Rice University Police Department
Phone: 713-348-6000 or on campus, dial 6000.
TTY/TDD: 713-348-5505
Fax: 713-348-5156

Physical Location
The Police Department is located just inside Entrance # 8 (2000 blk of University Boulevard at Stockton Street).


You may either call 1-866-294-4633 (toll-free) or go online at (which will redirect to the secure Ethics Point site). Reports may be submitted anonymously and confidentially, in English, Spanish, and many other languages. Reports will be directed to the appropriate University official for investigation. Reports will not be directed to any individual who is named within the report.

Resources for Students

SAFE (Sexual Assault Free Environment) Office

Talk to a SAFE Resource Navigator about what options are available for you and your friend by emailing to schedule an appointment or by calling x. 3311/ (713) 348-3311.

University Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Richard Baker

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Stacy Mosely

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Allison Vogt, LMSW

If you are not sure who to contact, please email

Student Judicial Programs

Student Judicial Programs (SJP) works to enforce the expectations and standards of behavior for students outlined in the Code of Student Conduct, Sexual Misconduct Policy, and other Rice Documents.

Rice University Police Department
Phone: 713-348-6000 or on campus, dial 6000.
TTY/TDD: 713-348-5505
Fax: 713-348-5156

Physical Location
The Police Department is located just inside Entrance # 8 (2000 blk of University Boulevard at Stockton Street).

Resources for Students (that are confidential)

Wellbeing and Counseling Center

Get confidential support from the Rice Counseling Center by calling x. 3311/ (713) 348-3311 (24/7).

Please do the following to schedule an individual meeting:

Visit the Location: The first floor of the Gibbs Wellness Center, adjacent to the Recreation Center during operating hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Student Health Services
Phone: 713-348-4966

(Note: this email address is used for general administrative purposes only. It may not be used to ask medical questions, set up an appointment, or request advice.)

Student Health Services is located in the Morton L. Rich Health and Wellness Center next to the Brown College Magister's house off Entrance 27b. The building is indicated as building #30 on the campus map. Student parking is available at Entrance # 27a.

National Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotlines:


National Sexual Assault Hotlines:

Students with Disabilities

DAWN (Deaf Abused Women’s Network)Organization:

Off-Campus Resources (available to everyone)

Local Confidential Support

Houston Area Women's Center
(713) 528-7273 (available 24/7).

The Houston Area Women’s Center helps individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence in their efforts to move their lives forward. We provide shelter, counseling, and advocacy to support them in building lives free from the effects of violence.

The Montrose Center (LGBT)
(713) 529-3211 (available 24/7).

The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard Houston has been on the line for Houston’s GLBT community since 1982. With support from the United Way of Greater Houston, Texas Office of the Attorney General and community partners, MCC and the Switchboard remain vital links for GLBT individuals throughout Southeast Texas who have become targets of domestic violence and sexual assault. Anyone, regardless of sexual orientation, may contact the Switchboard if they have become a hate crime target.

Houston Domestic Violence Hotline
TDD 713-528-3625
Toll-Free 800-256-0551

Houston Sexual Assault Hotline
713-528-RAPE (7273)
TDD 713-528-3625
Toll-Free 800-256-0551

Asians Against Domestic Abuse

Other Resources in the Houston Area

Bay Area Turning Point, Inc

Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. provides recovery solutions services for survivors of family violence and sexual assault and facilitates violence prevention strategies for societal change in partnership with our community.

The Bridge Over Troubled Waters

The Bridge exists to assist women, children, and men in crisis’, particularly those who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or homeless situations. Violence issues are rampant across the United States and throughout all ethnic, educational and socioeconomic lines.

Family Time Crisis and Counseling Center
Located in Humble, Texas, Family Time provides:

  1. Free counseling and support groups for victims of abuse.
  2. A 24-hour crisis helpline
  3. “The Door,” an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims and their children;
  4. Hospital accompaniment for sexual assault victims provided by trained advocates;
  5. Trained staff to provide legal advocacy about issues stemming from abuse;
  6. Professional counseling at affordable rates for non-victim issues;
  7. Parenting education and anger management classes; and
  8. Most services are also available in Spanish

Fort Bend County Women’s Center
281-342-HELP (4357)

The Fort Bend County Women’s Center assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. Call the Fort Bend County Women’s Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive emergency and transitional shelter, non-residential services, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, educational outreach, accompaniment, case management, a learning resource center, and many other support services.

Houston Area Mental Health Information
Provided by the University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center

The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center is dedicated to excellence and leadership in the provision of patient care and the growing need for the treatment of persons with mental illness residing in Harris County.

Katy Christian Ministries
Domestic Abuse: 281-391-4504
Sexual Assault: 281-391-5262

Katy Christian Ministries is a social service non-profit serving the Katy/West Houston, Fulshear & Simonton Areas. KCM has social service departments that offer emergency financial assistance, food pantries, a crisis center that houses the domestic abuse center and the sexual assault center, two resale stores, and three donation centers.

Montgomery County Rape Crisis Coalition

The Montgomery County Women’s Center provides safe shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, legal and support services to victims/survivors of family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and abuse in Montgomery and surrounding counties and provides education to the community about such issues.

Women’s Center of Brazoria County
Women’s Center of Brazoria County provides

EMERGENCY: in the event of a life-threatening emergency that requires immediate medical or law enforcement attention, go to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room or call the Rice University Police Department/Rice EMS at 713-348-6000 (On Campus) or 911 (on or off campus).