Student Resources

Resources available through the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity and across campus.

Student Resources

Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center (SAPEC)

  • The Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center coordinates sexual assault prevention and education programming to student organizations, university staff and faculty, as well as students in classes.
  • SAPEC provides resources for sexual and intimate partner violence.
  • Please see Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center's Resources for details.

Campus Assistance, Resource, and Education (CARE) Coordinator 

  • Provides resources for sexual and intimate partner violence that are free and confidential (not mandated to report incidents to University officials or organizations). 
  • Services include individualized therapeutic support, education and assistance navigating campus and community resources; support during reporting (both KU and criminal), interim measures (academic/housing needs). 
  • If you or someone you know has been affected by any form of gender based violence, please do not hesitate to make an appointment with Merrill Evans, LSCSW, by email at care@ku.edu or 785-864-9255.

Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity (SGD)

  • The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity advocates for livability, fosters wellness, critically educates, and creates connections with and for queer and trans students, faculty, and staff alongside the broader KU community.
  • Provides details on resources such as the Trans Closet, Gender Inclusive Housing, Name & Gender Markers, and All Gender Restrooms.
  • Please see Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity's Resources for details.

Emergency Aid Network

  • Emergency funds at the University of Kansas are grants provided to students who are experiencing an unexpected or unforeseen expense due to circumstances beyond their control. 
  • Please see KU Emergency Funds for more details. 

Interpersonal Violence Fund

  • The Interpersonal Violence Fund provides financial assistance to students who have been impacted by sexual assault, violence and harassment, stalking, and/or intimate partner/dating violence. 
  • Please see KU Emergency Funds for more details. 

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • Helps students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal, and family problems.
  • Individual sessions, group sessions and psychiatric services are available.
  • See Counseling and Psychological Services for details.

Psychological Clinic

  • Provides a setting for clinical psychology graduate students to receive supervised training in the application, development, and refinement of psychotherapy and assessment skills.
  • Individual adult, adolescent, and child, couple, and family treatments are available.
  • See KU Psychological Clinic for details. 

Child & Family Services Clinic

  • Provides quality mental health care to the children, adolescents and families of the Lawrence community; offers sliding scale based on income.
  • See KU Child & Family Services Clinic for details.

Campus Cupboard

  • Grocery-store style free food resource located in the KU Memorial Union.
  • All KU students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to free meals, ingredients, snacks, produce, as well as personal care and hygiene products, including diapers.
  • See Campus Cupboard for details.

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