***NOTICE: While still able to provide advocacy services, the Gender Equity Specialist is currently only available by phone and email at the contact information listed on this page. If you prefer to speak with someone in person, there are various other resources that may be available to you, depending on your circumstances. Please see the “Resources” page on this website for other offices, both on and off campus, that may be able to assist you. Again, you may contact the Gender Equity Specialist by phone or email for advocacy services, general inquiries, or for a referral to someone on campus.***
The Office of Gender Equity offers a wide variety of services. A list of some of the services offered, along with brief descriptions, are provided below.
We encourage you to contact our office if you have questions about our services.
Crisis Screening and Assessment
The Office of Gender Equity conducts personal assessments, individually determining the nature of the situation in order to better address the specific needs of a particular client.
Individuals/Groups have the option of seeking additional assistance using a wide variety of resources. After an initial screening and assessment, The Office of Gender Equity can make appropriate referrals to assist individuals/groups in obtaining connections to appropriate services. This can include cross referral to other campus resources, as well as referrals to external resources.
Safety Planning and Risk Assessment
The Office of Gender Equity conducts safety plans and lethality assessments, providing advice individually tailored to address the situation.