Access Counseling & Support Services

If you have experienced sexual violence, there are a wealth of resources available at Indiana University to support you, help you recover, and, if you choose, pursue legal action.

Counseling and Support Services

In the aftermath of a sexual violence incident, knowing you have support can go a long way toward helping you heal. The organizations listed here can provide individual and group counseling services.

If you are in crisis, you can also call the Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis Crisis and Suicide Hotline 24 hours day, 365 days a year at 317-251-7575

IUPUI Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides professional psychological services for IUPUI students at minimal charge. It is located at 4719 Indiana Avenue, Walker Plaza 220.

To make an appointment, call 317-274-2548

Community Health Network Behavioral Care Services

Community Health can refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist and has convenient locations throughout the Indianapolis area.

To schedule an appointment, call 317-621-5719 or 866-621-5719 (toll-free)

Employee Assistance Program

If you or a family member works for Indiana University, the Employee Assistance Program can provide you with professional and confidential counseling. Its services are available to full-time employees, medical residents, and graduate appointees and their household members.

To get started, call their 24 hour help line at 888-234-8327

Campus Resources

Help with Interim Measures

If in your day-to-day life you are unable to avoid continued contact with the person who hurt you, you can request a change in academic, living, transportation, and/or work situations. Your request will be reviewed by the appropriate people and may be granted if it is reasonable, even if you haven't reported the incident.

Other advocate services may be available.

Who to Contact for Help with Living Arrangements and Schedule Changes

Confidential Assistance

Confidential resources are available to provide support and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and relationship violence. In addition, they can inform you of your rights related to University policies and procedures and according to state and federal laws.

Call 317-274-2503 or 317-247-2548 (IUPUI CAPS) and ask for Julie or Mike, or email

Sexual Assault Prevention, Intervention, and Response Team (SAPIR)

The task force coordinates sexual assault prevention and education efforts for IUPUI students, faculty, and staff. They can help connect you with resources for support and recovery.

Office of Equal Opportunity


Legal Resources

Legal Services

The Protective Order Pro Bono Project can assist in filing protective orders, developing safety plans, obtaining legal assistance, and accessing community resources.

Protective Order Pro Bono Project
200 East Washington Street, Room G-90

Protection Orders

If you need to file a Petition for an Order of Protection, you can do so at the Marion Superior Court Office.

Marion Superior Criminal Court 21
Basement, Center Tower, Room G108
200 East Washington Street