Seek support from family, friends, and treatment providers
Proceed to nearby emergency room for medical exam
- Northwestern Hospital: 312-926-5188
- Rush Hospital: 312-942-4978
Under Illinois law, you are entitled to free medical help which includes: a medical exam and rape kit if requested (evidence may be collected up to 10-14 days after assault), medications which will assist in preventing infections or STIs (must be taken within 72 hrs.), Plan B contraception and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis to prevent HIV/AIDS (must be taken within 72 hrs.).
Contact Title IX Coordinator: 312-369-6344Required to report and investigate
Criminal sexual assault is an extreme form of sexual harassment and is a violation of this policy. In addition, it is a criminal act that violates Illinois state law. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Columbia College Chicago prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence, and discrimination on the basis of sex in all educational programs and activities. Programs and activities under Title IX include: academic programs, admissions, athletics, recruitment, financial aid, housing and employment, amongst others
Contact Student Relations: 312-369-8595
Required to Report
Contact Counseling Services: 312-369-8700
Services are Confidential
Contact Chicago Police Department: 312-746-6000
- This will create a report, but filing charges will be optional.
- Nearest CPD office: 1718 South State Street, 312-745-3694
24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-877-863-6338
24-Hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-888-293-2080
For more information on Columbia College Chicago's Anti Discrimination and Harrassment policy, click here.