Sexual Misconduct Response at Yale
Yale strives to be a community free of sexual misconduct (including harassment and assault), by promoting the essential values of respect and responsibility, providing education, and working with students, faculty, and staff — a community that is safe and supportive for all. If you are in an emergency or in immediate danger, call 911 or Yale Police at 203-432-4400.
For a full list of options and resources available for any community member coping with sexual misconduct, visit http://smr.yale.edu.
- The SHARE (Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education) Center provides information, advocacy, and support for community members coping with sexual misconduct, whether directly or indirectly. You can call their direct hotline, 203-432-2000, at any time, 24 hours a day. In addition to counseling assistance, SHARE counselors can guide students through options for informal resolutions and filing formal complaints at Yale.
- The Yale Police Investigative Unit, which works closely with SHARE, is also available 24/7 at 203-432-4400. Anyone needing assistance can call or walk-in for confidential consultations regarding possible criminal action, including for off-campus students. The YPD has a Sergeant in charge of sensitive crimes and can provide assistance and information on available victims’ assistance services and also has the capacity to perform full criminal investigations.