Offices designated as "confidential" will not report any information to the Title IX Office. These conversations are kept strictly confidential and, except in rare, extreme circumstances (including imminent risk of harm to self or others), nothing will be shared without your permission.
MIT's Violence Prevention and Response staff are available to individuals in the MIT community who are looking for help in dealing with sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking and unhealthy relationships. Call a VPR Advocate at 617-253-2300 or email VPRadvocate@med.mit.edu.
24-hour hotline: 617-253-2300
Urgent care: 617-253-1311 (7am-11pm)
617-253-2916 (week days) (M-Th 8:30am-7:00pm/F 8:30am-5:00pm)
The Chaplains at MIT, representing many of the world's religions, serve both their own religious communities, as well as the MIT community at large. MIT Chaplains are available for counseling, private talks, and consultation.
The MIT Ombuds Office helps people express concerns, resolve disputes, manage conflicts, and learn more productive ways of communicating. The Ombuds Office serves as an independent, confidential, neutral and informal resource to the diverse MIT community. Ombuds may breach confidentiality if the Ombuds determines that there is imminent risk of serious harm.
Peer Group Resources
Peer Groups including but not limited to Medlinks, REFS, Safer2, and Peer Ears are not designated as "responsible employees" and therefore are not required to share information with the Title IX staff.