The following entities support graduate students with concerns regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, prevention, and compliance—especially when these concerns the gender, race/ethnicity, and disability discrimination.
Confidential Resources for Graduate Students
UCR Ombuds Office
The Ombud’s Office is a confidential, impartial, informal and independent resource that assists UCR community members, including students, faculty and staff, in addressing or resolving a dispute or ongoing conflict.
Location: SURGE 388 & 390
UCR Counseling Center
Counseling and Psychological Services offers walk-in service for consultations. Same-day appointments are also available in crisis situations. Counselors are available 24 hours a day by calling 951.827.5531 or 951.UCR.TALK
Hours: M-F 8 AM – 5 PM
Location: Veitch Student Center, North Wing
UCR CARE Advocates
CARE Advocates provide a safe and confidential place for students, faculty and staff who desire information about and/or need help with issues involving sexual assault, intimate partner (dating/domestic) violence and stalking.
Location: SURGE 384 & 386
The purpose of the Diversity and Inclusion Academic Liaison (DIAL) position, jointly appointed by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and Grad Division, is to represent graduate student concerns pertaining to sexual harassment, discrimination, prevention, and compliance—especially when these concerns the gender, race/ethnicity, and disability discrimination. The DIAL is tasked with advocating on behalf of graduate students as individuals and as a student body at UCR. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination and/or harassment may work individually with the DIAL in order discuss options and resources available to students experiencing these issues.
Other Resources for Graduate Students
Employees in the following offices are all responsible employees and must report disclosures of sexual violence and sexual harassment of which they become aware while acting as a representative of UCR during their employment.
Diversity Initiatives/Diversity @ UCR
The Diversity Initiatives website provides a comprehensive list of diversity focused resources available for students, staff and faculty. Students can also review UCR and UCOP Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policies.
Location: Hinderaker 4148
International grad students may find additional resources at the Department of International Students and Scholars.
Office of Administrative Resolution
The Office of Administrative Resolution is responsible for reviewing and resolving issues of policy, procedure, integrity and college relations that have the potential to impact the mission and well-being of the University. These issues include those involving students, staff and faculty.
Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office
The Title IX office monitors and evaluates campus policies and procedures to ensure compliance and provide an environment in which all members of the campus community feel supported and free of personal threat from sexual harassment and sexual violence. Students may report sexual harassment or sexual violence directly to the title IX office. Alternatively, reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment made to any responsible employees at UCR will be reported to title IX, thereby initiating an investigation.
Location: SURGE 349