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MSU Denver

On Campus Resources

The Health Center at Auraria is open on campus and offers no-cost COVID-19 testing and vaccination. In addition, the Health Center at Auraria provides a wide array of general medical care, sports medicine, gynecologist, and psychiatric mental health services. Many are offered virtually through telehealth appointments. Most Colorado offered health insurance plans are accepted. Please call (303-615-9999) to schedule an appointment prior to going directly to the Health Center.

 

The Access Center strives to provide and promote a supportive, accessible, and inclusive learning environment for students with a disability. The provide leadership to the University community to ensure that qualified students with a disability have equal access to University programs, services, and activities through academic accommodations and collaboration in order to advance MSU Denver’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Students who are seeking support can contact the Access center by phone at 303-615-0200, by email: [email protected], or by visiting the office in Plaza 122.

 

The Counseling Center offers students no-cost and confidential therapy in a virtual setting in addition to an array of clinical services. Students should call 303-615-9902 to schedule an appointment with a therapist.

 

The Student Care Center offers a variety of services to support students with difficult life circumstances that are affecting their academic success or University experience. If you encounter a student in a particularly difficult situation, whether academic, financial, or personal, the case management team in the Student Care Center can assist with identifying options and relevant supports. Students can call 303-615-0006 or email [email protected] to connect, or you can refer a matter via a CARE Referral.

 

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion  provides leadership on issues related to diversity. It promotes diversity and inclusion in all aspects of campus life through the development of initiatives that encourage diversity and inclusive excellence. To schedule an appointment call 303-615-2063, or email [email protected]

 

THE LGBTQ Center is a tri-institutional office serving students, faculty, and staff of all genders and sexualities on the Auraria Campus. It is located in the Tivoli Student Union in room 213. Contact the office via email ([email protected]) or call 303-615-0515.

 

The Auraria Campus Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life on the Auraria Campus. Main Number – Emergency Dispatch 303-556-5000

Text-a-Tip 720-593-TIPS (8477)

Campus Information Hotline 1-877-556-EMER (3637)

 

The Dean of Student’s Office provides student support and case management services to students in need. If you are experiencing a challenging life situation, such as housing or food insecurity, financial concerns, recent loss of a loved one or relationship, or you are worried about a friend who is experiencing unexpected life events that affect the ability to go to school.  Please call 303-615-0006, email [email protected] , or file a CARE report.

 

The NightRider is an evening shuttle service offering rides to and from Auraria Campus buildings and designated stops located throughout the campus. NightRider service: 303-556-2001

Resources outside MSU Denver and Auraria Campus

Government Resources:

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

The Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) is charged with enforcement of the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). CADA prohibits discrimination based on protected class in employment, housing, and places of public accommodation.

Phone: 303-894-2997 | Toll Free: 800-886-7675 | Hotline Español: 720-432-4294

 

U.S. Department of Education (DOE) – Office for Civil Rights

The mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.

Phone: 800-4FED-AID (800-433-3243) | TTY: 800-730-8913

 

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is the federal government agency responsible for the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws related to employment. Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, disability, race, religion, sex, national origin, equal pay, sexual harassment, pregnancy and retaliation. The laws apply to all types of work situations, including hiring, firing, promotions, harassment, training, wages, and benefits.

Phone: 800-669-4000 | TTY: 800-669-6820 | ASL Video Phone: 844-234-5122

 

Colorado Legal Services

Colorado Legal Services provide meaningful access to high-quality, civil legal services in the pursuit of justice for as many low-income persons and members of vulnerable populations throughout Colorado as possible.

Phone: 303-837-1313

 

Colorado State Employee System Program (CSEAP)

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are offered by many employers in an effort to support the wellbeing of employees and the workplace. EAPs typically provide short-term counseling, referrals and resources, as well as training and organizational development services.

Phone: 303-866-4314 | Toll Free: 800-821-8154 | 24/7 Urgent Mental Health Response: 844-493-8255

Community Resources:

The Center for Trauma and Resilience

Provides culturally and linguistically responsive programs, health promotion and crime prevention education.

24-hours Hotline Numbers: 303-894-8000 (English) or 303-718-8289 (Español)

Stalking Resources:

National Stalking Resources Center

The Stalking Resource Center provides multiple services including: Training, Technical Assistance, a Website, and an Information Clearinghouse.

1-855-4-VICTIM (855-484-2846)

 

Colorado Address Confidentiality Program 

ACP is a “statewide program that provides survivors or domestic violence, sexual offenses, and/or stalking with two services: a legal substitute address for interacting with all state and local government agencies and a confidential mail forwarding service.”

Phone: 303-866-2208

Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Resources:

Violence Free Colorado

They work with hundreds of organizations and individuals in local communities across the state to prevent and end relationship violence, and support those affected by relationship abuse.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233) | TTY: 800-787-3224

 

The Blue Bench

Offers counseling and support around sexual assault. Their support includes the availability of volunteers to accompany someone who experienced sexual assault to a hospital for a medical forensic exam.

Sexual Assault Hotline: 303-322-7273

 

SafeHouse Denver

SafeHouse provides emergency shelter and non-residential counseling and advocacy services to adults, children, and youth experiencing intimate partner violence.

24-Hour Crisis Line: 303-318-9989

 

1 in 6

1in6 offers outreach, education and services, in person and over the web, to men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual behavior.

24/7 Helpline Chat: https://1in6.org/helpline/

 

Wings Foundation

Provides group support for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Makes referrals to qualified therapists.

Phone:303-238-8660 | Toll Free: 800-373-8671

 

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)

Provides 24-hour hotline; individual counseling (fee based on a sliding scale) for survivors of sexual assault; medical advocacy; legal advocacy; group therapy

24-Hour Hotline: 303-443-7300

LGBTQ Resources:

The Center on Colfax, LGBTQ Colorado

Gives voice to Colorado’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and playing a role in statewide initiatives to reduce harassment and discrimination.

Phone: 303-733-7743

 

Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL)

SOL addresses “challenges and systems of oppression facing the LGBTQ community, offering direct survivor support and training opportunities for agencies committed to our people’s liberation from violence.”

Phone: 303-839-5204  | Hotline: 1-88-557-4441

Disability Resources:

The Initiative: Abuse-Free Culture for All

The Initiative advocates for persons with disabilities who have experienced abuse, including safety planning, individual counseling, direct court support, community resource navigation, case management, crisis intervention, medical accompaniment

Phone: 303-839-5510

 

Denver Office of Disability Rights

The Denver Office of Disability Rights (DODR) is an integral division of the Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that provides people with disabilities equal access to employment, state and local government programs, goods and services. The Office of Disability Rights also investigates complaints of alleged discrimination on the basis of disability filed locally or federally under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Phone: 720-913-8485

 

Disability Law Colorado

Disability Law Colorado is an independent public interest non-profit specializing in civil rights and discrimination issues. It protects the human, civil and legal rights of people with mental and physical disabilities, people with HIV and older people throughout Colorado.

Phone: 303-722-0300 | Toll Free: 800-288-1376