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Sexual Assault Resources

Resources for Awareness, Prevention, and Support

Emerson College encourages any student who has been sexually assaulted to report the incident to the College and appropriate police department. It is important to seek medical care and treatment to minimize your risk of HIV exposure, sexually transmitted infections and for women, pregnancy.

After a sexual assault, it’s not uncommon to feel fearful, confused, guilty, ashamed or isolated. The College offers counseling and support for students through Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) and our Center for Health and Wellness.

Below is a list of on and off campus resources, including emergency numbers, hospital information, and crisis hotlines.

sexual assault response team (sart) members

Ron Ludman, Dean of Students 617-824-8640
Elise Harrison, Director of Counseling & Psychological Services 617-824-8595
Alexa Jackson, Title IX Coordinator, AVP for Human Resources 617-824-8133
Jane Powers, Director for the Center for Health and Wellness 617-824-8666

police departments

Emerson College Police Department (ECPD)  
Business Line (617) 824-8555
In an Emergency (617) 824-8888
Local Police (US) 911
Europe Police 112

ambulance

Local Police (US) 911
Europe (Kasteel Well) 112

hospitals

Boston  
Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital (617) 754-2450
Boston Medical Center (617) 414-7612
Brigham and Women's Hospital (617) 732-5636
Cambridge Hospital (617) 498-1000
Massachusetts General Hospital (617) 726-2000
Los Angeles  
LAC + USC Medical Center (323) 409-1000
UCLA Medical Center (310) 319-4000
Kasteel Well  
Vicuri Hospital (Venray) +31 (0)47852 2222
Maasziekenhuis Pantein (Boxmeer) +31 (0)485 845 000
District of Columbia  
MedStar Washington Hospital Center 800-641-4028
Prague  
FN Motol +31 (0)224 431 111
Gynecological Clinic +31 (0)296 511 213

crisis intervention and counseling

Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) (617) 824-8595
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (617) 492-7273
Other Emerson Resources  
Center for Health and Wellness (617) 824-8666
Dean of Students (617) 824-8640
Office of Residence Life (617) 824-8620
ECPD Escort (617) 824-8555
Title IX Coordinator (617) 824-8580
Los Angeles Center (617) 818-9566
Kasteel Well 011-31-47850-71

international study and programs

Los Angeles Rape Hotline (626) 793-3385
DC Rape Crisis Center (202) 333-7273
National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 656-4673
Netherlands Rape Hotline 088-7555588
Rape Crisis Network Europe +44 (0)141 3314180

taxis

The Emerson Police Department offers several options for students to pay for taxi rides.
Pay With ECcash  
Use Your ECCash card with the following cab companies in Boston:
Boston Cab 617-536-5010 or 617-262-CABS (2227)
Metro Cab 617-782-5500
617 TaxiCab 617-829-4222 or 617-TAXI-CAB
ITOA Taxi 617-338-8294 or 617-338-TAXI
Learn More about your ECCash Card.
Don't have cash? Forgot your debit card in your residence? That's okay. Just swipe your student ID and pay.

Touch screen option: Hit the "Student ID" option and select Emerson from the list of icons. Pay as you would with a credit card.
Pay With Vouchers  
Emerson College has a contract with a local taxi service that provides a voucher program. If you know you will be out after dark and would prefer to come back to campus by taxi rather than public transport, you may sign out a voucher at the EC Police Department Office. The cost will be billed to your student account.

For this option, please call the number listed in the voucher only, as other taxi companies will not honor the voucher. The taxi cab response time will depend on weather conditions, time of day/night, and/or day of the week.