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Office of the Dean of Students On-call Team

The Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) has a 15-member on-call team (OOT) that is prepared to assist students in times of crisis, including in the aftermath of a sexual assault. Although you cannot contact the OOT directly, Purdue’s police department, St. Elizabeth Hospital and the Lafayette Crisis Center can all contact the OOT on your behalf, and only at your request.

Local Crisis Services Available 24/7

These community centers are specially trained to deal with sexual assault and everything that comes after. The Lafayette Crisis Center can send a trained advocate to be with you at the police department or in the emergency room, and, at your request, they can also be in contact with the Office of the Dean of Students at Purdue to make the ODOS aware of the assault so that they can be prepared to give you the support you need on campus.

Lafayette Crisis Center
1244 N. 15th St., Lafayette
877-419-1632 (toll-free)

YWCA Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Hotline
765-423-1118 (accepts collect calls)
888-345-1118 (toll-free)

Medical Facilities

Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH)
601 Stadium Mall Drive
Women’s Clinic: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Urgent Care: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospital-East
1701 S. Creasy Lane

St. Elizabeth Hospital-Central
1501 Hartford St.

IU Health Arnett Hospital
5165 McCarty Lane

Law Enforcement

Reporting a sexual assault to law enforcement is optional, but highly encouraged. The assault should be reported to the agency with jurisdiction over the area where the assault occurred; however, if you call any of the following, they should be able to direct you to the appropriate department.

Purdue University Police Department

West Lafayette Police Department

Lafayette Police Department

Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department

Emotional Support

You can use these University services for ongoing, confidential counseling. Walk-ins and appointments are available for students. If you need to talk to someone about your assault outside of business hours, contact the 24/7 crisis centers (listed above) to speak to someone.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
601 Stadium Mall Drive (in PUSH)
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Office of the Dean of Students Counseling Services
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Schleman Hall of Student Services, Second Floor

Additional Campus Resources

Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence/Women’s Resource Network
Ernest C. Young Hall, 10th Floor, 155 S. Grant St.

Purdue University’s Title IX Officer
Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 1029, 155. S. Grant St.

Indiana Campus Sexual Assault Primary Prevention Project (INCSAPPP)
Located in PUSH
601 Stadium Mall Drive