Office of Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity
ON-CAMPUS CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES
University Counseling Center
Carter Grant Wilson Administration Building, Room 202
The University Counseling Center is staffed by trained counselors who can provide confidential support and assistance to current students. The University Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling for those who experience sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking as well as to students who may need support in assisting a friend who is a survivor. There is no cost for counseling services. Counselors are available for appointments from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. If you are coming to the University Counseling Center for a brief consultation, for the first time or in an emergency, you may speak with the counselor on Walk-In duty for up to thirty minutes. Walk-in hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. A counselor is also available on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in case of emergency. Students may contact their Residence Hall Director or the Campus Police (x3103) to get in touch with the counselor on call.
University Memorial Chapel
Clergy of various faiths are available for students, faculty, and staff to discuss religious, spiritual, and personal issues.
University Health Center
The University Health Center is staffed by confidential licensed healthcare providers. The University Health Center offers complete physical exams, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), emergency contraception, and pregnancy tests.
***The closest hospital that can conduct a forensic medical examination is Mercy Medical Center in Downtown Baltimore.***
ON-CAMPUS RESOURCES: NON-CONFIDENTIAL
Title IX Coordinator
Office of Diversity & EEO West Campus, new Martin D. Jenkins Hall, Room 327
The Office of Diversity and EEO is charged with the day-to-day implementation of the University's nondiscrimination policies as well as the coordination of Title IX related policies, procedures, training and prevention efforts.
Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities
George W. F. McMechen Hall, Room 602
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities has the primary responsibility to manage and direct the University's efforts in matters involving student conduct. The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities enforces the Code of Student Conduct and oversees the adjudication of an extensive range of student misconduct.
Washington Service Center
The University Police and Public Safety Department serves to provide a safe and secure campus environment conducive to education for Morgan State University students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Department provides police coverage and response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Department is comprised of sworn police officers, civilian personnel, police communication operators, parking enforcement officers, and security officers. The Department responds to criminal offenses, service requests, complaints, and incidents. In addition, the Department is responsible for issuing timely warnings as needed, maintaining campus crime logs, and compiling the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Report).
OFF-CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES
House of Ruth
2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
Provides confidential transitional shelter, legal (including assistance with obtaining protective/peace orders), counseling, and advocacy services to individuals who have experienced intimate partner violence.
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)
P.O. Box 8782, Silver Spring, MD 20907
Sexual assault advocacy and referral organization. MCASA provides valuable information and resources for sexual assault survivors, including the locations of rape crisis and recovery centers located across the
state of Maryland so survivors can find help when they are home and away from the campus.
8503 LaSalle Road, Towson, MD, 21286
Provides confidential counseling, crisis intervention, referral and support services to individuals who have experienced sexual assault and domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline operates 24-hour confidential and free support for survivors. Individuals who have experienced abuse, have abused, or are trying to help a friend in an abusive relationship can speak with an advocate via telephone or instant message.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
The National Sexual Assault Hotline was created by the Rape, Abuse & Incent National Network (RAINN). It provides 24- hour confidential support and referral information for survivors. Individuals can also use
online instant messaging to connect with a confidential support specialist.
Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI)
P.O. Box 8782, Silver Spring, MD 20907
SALI provides legal assistance to sexual assault survivors.
Tahirih Justice Center
The Tahirih Justice Center works to protect immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States from gender violence. Tahirih provides holistic legal services, case management, advocacy, and
education. It can assist domestic violence and sexual assault survivors with adjustment to their immigration status and with family law matters.
The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP)
PBCP links Maryland individuals and families with limited resources with licensed mental health professionals who can provide counseling and therapy at no cost.
Protective Orders and Peace Orders
Under certain circumstances, a person may be entitled to obtain a protective order or a peace order. A protective order can require the abuser to stay away from you and your residence and provide other relief for up to one year with the possibility of being renewed for an additional period of time. A peace order can require the abuser to stay away from you for up to 6 months and can be renewed for an
additional period of time.
Maryland Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
The Board provides aid and assistance to victims of crime such as reimbursement for medical and dental expenses, counseling expenses, loss earnings, disability, and crime scene clean up.
Office of the Public Defender for Baltimore City
The Office of the Public Defender provides low-cost representation for individuals in criminal cases.
Office of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney
The Office of the State’s Attorney prosecutes crimes occurring in Baltimore City and provides victim/witness assistance.
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Federal agency where individuals may file an external Title IX complaint.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
10 S. Howard Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201
Federal agency where employees may file an external sex discrimination/harassment complaint.
Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
6 St. Paul Street, Suite 900, Baltimore, MD 21202
State agency where employees may file an external sex discrimination/harassment complaint.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Insight Into Diversity
American Association for Access Equity and Diversity
Women in Higher Education
Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
The Black Collegian
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education
Native American Online
Disabled American Veterans
Consortium of Higher Education Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Professionals
National LGBTQ Taskforce
Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Tyler Hall, Suite 503
Baltimore, MD 21251
8:00am - 5:00pm (M-F)
P: 443.885.3559 / 3580