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All faculty and staff members should understand the requirements and procedures regarding reporting sexual misconduct, as well as the resources available to support students. Please see FAQs for Employees, Prevention & Training for Employees and Resources for Students for more information on these topics. For sample syllabus language about your reporting requirements, please see FAQs for Employees.

Faculty and staff should also be aware that there are campus and community resources in place to address incidents that impact them personally. Listed below are some of these resources.

Campus Resources

Faculty Staff Assistance Services

(217) 244-5312

8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

If an emergency arises outside of normal business hours, you can contact our 24-hour crisis line at (217) 244-7739.

Faculty Staff Assistance Services provides confidential assistance to employees and their families who may be experiencing difficulties that impact their lives. They are a confidential resource, meaning that reports of sexual misconduct are kept completely confidential and not reported to the University unless the survivor has asked for this to happen. (For more information on confidential resources, see I Want to Talk to Someone.)

Office for Access & Equity

(217) 333-0885

8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Academic Human Resources

Staff Human Resources

Title IX & Disability Office

(217) 333-3333
8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

University of Illinois Campus Wellbeing Services

(217) 265-9355

8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Women's Resources Center

(217) 333-3137
8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

The Women's Resources Center offers confidential advocacy and support related to sexual misconduct including (but not limited to) academic and employment needs, mental and physical health referrals, support with both the criminal and student discipline systems, and a weekly support group. All services are free of charge and available for persons of all gender identities. The Center has staff designated as confidential advisors, trained and dedicated to provide support and advocacy. Those staff members are Sarah Colome, Director, and Molly McLay, Assistant Director. Services are available by appointment and referral.

Get a definition of Confidential Advisor.

State Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The State Employee Assistance Program is available to employees who are eligible for the State of Illinois Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP). See SEGIP Health Insurance to see if you are eligible. If the employee participates in a State health plan, then EAP services are also available to their eligible dependents.

The State EAP is a confidential assessment and referral service that provides problem identification, counseling, and referral services. All EAP care managers are professional, licensed clinicians and experienced in providing support, understanding, and guidance for a broad range of needs.

Trained customer service representatives and EAP care managers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (866) 659-3848 or TDD/TTY (800) 456-4006.

Community Resources

Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services (R.A.C.E.S.)

Crisis Hotline: (217) 384-4444

Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services (R.A.C.E.S.) has a twenty-four crisis hotline, medical and legal advocacy, counseling services, and public education and training. All services are free of charge and confidential.


Crisis Hotline: (217) 359-4141

Rosecrance offers a 24-hour mental health crisis hotline and provides a range of prevention, intervention, and behavioral health treatment services for individuals and families.

Courage Connection

Domestic Violence Hotline: (217) 384-4390

Courage Connection provides housing and services for individuals or families who are victims of domestic violence. They offer safety planning, domestic violence counseling, court advocacy, assistance in obtaining orders of protection, and other counseling services. Shelter and service

State and National Resources