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On-campus resources

USC Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP), which is the home of the Sexual Assault Resource Center

  • Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services offers confidential 24-hour crisis counseling at (213) 740-4900 – after hours, press 0.
  • Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services and the Sexual Assault Resource Center are one and the same.
  • RSVP can help you get an avoidance of contact letter, or file in court for an order of protection (commonly called a restraining order), which can be particularly important in cases of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, or stalking.
  • RSVP offers victim advocacy, as well as help in learning about options for changing a student’s academic, living or transportation conditions.
  • For information for staff and faculty on changing work conditions, contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator.

USC Department of Public Safety (DPS)

USC Engemann Student Health Center

USC Office of Equity and Diversity (includes Title IX compliance)

  • University Park Campus
    (213) 740-5086
  • Health Sciences Campus
    (323) 442-2020

USC Center for Work and Family Life (for staff and faculty)
(213) 821-0800
3535 S Figueroa St, #202
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1263

Off-campus resources

Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
The Rape Treatment Center is nationally recognized for its comprehensive, free treatment for sexual assault victims, including 24-hour emergency medical care. Victim advocacy services available. The Rape Treatment Center offers 24-hour help at (310) 319-4000.

Sex Assault Center within the VIP Urgent Care Center at the LAC+USC Medical Center
2010 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles (Health Sciences Campus). Victim advocacy services available. Includes 24-hour care. (323) 226-3961.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

Peace Over Violence
Peace Over Violence is a nonprofit 501c3, multicultural, community based and volunteer centered organization that offers as 24-hour rape hotline at (213) 626-3393.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233


Legal resources

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles as well as the State Bar of California can provide you with resources to help you find an attorney. The Legal Aid Foundation also has free domestic violence clinics, where family law attorneys can provide immediate legal assistance to low-income individuals.

The university does not offer attorney services, but the Center for Women and Men can assist victims with filing in court for an order of protection.

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Flowchart, Title IX cases against students

Flowchart, Title IX cases against staff or faculty