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Reporting incidents of sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination
Contact Institutional Opportunity and Access (IOA)
http://ioa.ku.edu/file-complaint
785-864-6414
For more information: ioa.ku.edu
Mental Health

Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS Personal Counseling Services can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal, and family problems. Individual, couple, and group sessions are available.

Location: 1200 Schwegler Drive, 2nd Floor

Contact: 785-864-2277


Headquarters Counseling

A counseling and information center for individuals in the community

Location: 211 East 8th, Suite C

Contact: 785-841-2345


Body Image

Students encounter issues concerning body image everyday-- it is nothing to be ashamed of. To learn more about how to help a friend, or yourself, visit the link above.

Health

Watkins Student Health Services

Watkins provides quality health care services to KU students, staff, and faculty at minimal cost. Services include general health, women's health, pharmacy, immunizations, allergy consultation, and lab services.

Location: 1200 Schwegler Drive

Contact: 785-864-9500


Breast Cancer Information & Treatment

Click on the link above to learn about local diagnosis and treatment options as well as more information regarding breast cancer prevention, awareness campaigns, and how to support breast cancer research. 


Body Image

Students encounter issues concerning body image everyday-- it is nothing to be ashamed of. To learn more about how to help a friend, or yourself, visit the link above. 


HPV

​Human papillomavirus (HPV) affects both females and males, take the first step toward protecting yourself and learn more today.

Sexual & Domestic Violence Services

Willow Domestic Violence Center

Shelter and services for women and children experiencing domestic violence. 

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 785-843-3333

GaDuGi SafeCenter, Inc.

Provides 24 hour support for Douglas County victims of sexual violence, regardless of gender.

Location: 2518 Ridge Ct. Suite 202 66046

Contact: 785-843-8985

Career

Career Consultation

Questions or concerns about finding the right career, balancing work and family, or what it means to be a working woman today? The Emily Taylor Center staff is here to listen and help! Email us at emilytaylorcenter@ku.edu or stop by.

Location: Room 400 Kansas Union

Contact: 785-864-3552


Career Tips for Women

* Information coming soon *


University Career Center

Assists KU students and alumni with career advising, interview and resume skills, as well as career placement advising.

Location: 110 Burge Union

Contact: 785-864-3624

Parenting & Motherhood at KU

Lactation Stations

The ETC4WGE has worked with campus departments to establish lactation stations across campus to try and help make life a little bit easier for KU moms. If you would like to create a lactation station in your department or building contact us via email at emilytaylorcenter@ku.edu or by phone 785-864-3552


Hilltop Childcare Center

Hilltop’s primary mission is to provide convenient, high quality care and education for the children of University families. Visit their website for more information about admission, curriculum, and any applicable fees.

Location: 1605 Irving Hill Road

Contact: 785-864-4940


Moms at KU

Moms at KU is a group for students, staff, and faculty moms that offers an opportunity to share parenting experiences and other concerns. For more information contact the group's president, Lisa Kring at lkring@ku.edu


KU Family Policies & Resources

Click on the link above to view pertinent family policies for KU faculty and staff.

Report Crime or Discrimination at KU

KU Public Safety Office

Parent organization for KU Police, Security & Emergency Planning, and Emergency Communications & Data. For information about campus safety mechanisms and services first contact the public safety office.If you are experiencing an emergency call 911.

Location: 302 Carruth O'Leary

Non-emergency contact: 785-864-5900

Crime Stoppers: 785-864-8888


Institutional Opportunity & Access

The office of IOA has an institutional responsibility to enhance and strengthen diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas. IOA handles Title IX, discrimination, and sexual harassment concerns at KU.

Location: Carruth O'Leary room 135A

Contact: 785-864-6414


Kansas Crisis Hotline

The Hotline gives Kansans confidential, 24-hour, toll-free crisis intervention and referral services.

Contact: 888-363-2287


Legal Services for Students

Advice and consultation on most legal matters for KU students.

Location: 312 Burge Union

Contact: 785-864-5665


University Ombuds Office

Receives and attempts to resolve individual grievances of members of the KU community - faculty, staff and students.

Location: 28 Carruth O'Leary

Contact: 785-864-7261

Consent
Diversity Initiatives

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Strives to help foster positive relations and cultural enrichment among all students.

Location: 1299 Oread Avenue

Contact: 785-864-4351


Office of Diversity & Equity

The Office of Diversity & Equity strives to foster a more inclusive, diverse campus community. Click on the link above to learn more about programs and services offered.

Location: Strong Hall Room 250

Contact: 785-864-4904


LGBT Resource Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is a clearinghouse of information regarding issues affecting the LGBT community — as well as straight friends, family members and allies.

Location: Room 400 Kansas Union

Contact: 785-864-2497

Safety at KU

Jayhawk Buddy System

The Jayhawk Buddy System is a campus wide campaign to encourage healthy, safe student behavior by empowering students to step up and intervene before poor choices are made. Click the link above to read more about how you can be a Jayhawk Buddy and A.C.T.:

Agree on a plan for the evening or event
Check-in with your buddy regularly 
Take action to get you and your buddy home safely
 

Empower Self Defense Training

This course takes a holistic approach to self-defense, emphasizing both physical and psychological strategies. The workshop is designed to improve your awareness, personal safety, and self-confidence. Each session is presented by professional martial artists from Premier Martial Arts. No prior martial arts experiences required. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. To register please contact the ETC4WGE by phone at 785-864-3552 or by e-mail emilytaylorcenter@ku.edu.

Leadership

Get Involved

The Emily Taylor Center offers many opportunities to develop and use leadership skills in an array of areas. The Center works to match the interest and needs of volunteers to projects and/or positions in order to provide the best possible leadership experience. Follow the link above to learn about the Center's offerings and to sign up!


Leadershape

LeaderShape is a highly interactive and energizing six-day leadership enhancement program based in an environment ideal for individuals to experience teamwork, practice ethical decision making, deal with change and chaos, clarify personal values and celebrate and explore the values of others.


Colors of KU

Colors of KU is a three-day diversity retreat designed to build leadership, organizational, and other skills, with a large focus on diversity and multiculturalism. This program encourages students to foster respect, appreciation and understanding in their experience at the university as well as in the students' leadership positions.


Student Involvement and Leadership Center

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center serves the University of Kansas community as advocates, advisors, and educators for students and student organizations by providing various services, programs, and experiences to create and foster involvement and leadership opportunities that enhance professional, personal, and educational development in preparation to become contributing citizens of a diverse society.


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Did You Know..
  • Only 26% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature only 39 are women, the lowest since 1988
  • Only 2 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 30% of single mothers in Kansas live below the poverty level

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