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Sexual Assault Resources: Campus & Community Resources

Includes links and information to books, media, journals, and campus resources for those wanting to learn more about sexual assault.

Confidential Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services

  • Students seeking services should call CAPS reception at 864-656-2451 during business hours (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Counselors will be available to conduct a brief phone screen to determine the best way to serve your needs. 

  • After-Hours CAPS: An after-hours counselor can be reached by calling the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office at 864-656-2451 and selecting option 2 from the menu. 


Sexual Assault Advocacy Organizations 

First Light SC:  

  • Main Office: 864-231-7273  

  • 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 855-810-4882 or 864-231-7273  

  • Address: 216 East Calhoun St, Anderson SC 29621  


Pickens County Advocacy Center (PCAC): Sexual Assault Advocacy  

  • Offers Confidential Crisis services, including hospital accompaniment, free therapy for survivors ages 4+, legal advocacy, prevention and education.  

  • Phone Number & 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 864-442-5500  

  • Address: 1670 E Main St, Easley SC 29640 

  • Email Address (24-48-hour response time):   

***Foothills Alliance and PCAC offer 100% free services to anyone impacted by sexual abuse/violence  

Non-Confidential Resources

Interpersonal Violence Response(IVR)- Private 

IVR provides crisis response, resources referrals, and advocacy for students who have been affected by any form of interpersonal violence including dating and intimate partner abuse, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, and stalking.  

You can connect with a response coordinator by filling out a CARE report form or contacting them directly.  

Interpersonal Violence Response Coordinators   
Bat’sé Smart Lauren Parker
305 Sirrine Hall 307 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-6857 Phone: 864-656-1136
Email: Email:


Interpersonal Violence Prevention  

The prevention coordinator can be contacted if you are interested in receiving training and education related to interpersonal violence for a group of students, student organizations, class, employees, and so on. 

Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator  
Megan Fallon 
223 Holtzendorff Hall
Phone: 864-656-1533


Title IX (Clemson University)

The Office of Access and Equity handles all official reports of incidents related to sexual discrimination which includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, domestic and/or relationship violence. All affected students (those who have filed a report and those who choose not to) can receive supportive measures spanning from academic accommodations to housing challenges and beyond through this office. It is also responsible for educating faculty, staff, and students on interpersonal violence prevention. 

Title IX Coordinator
Alesia Smith
Email Address:
Phone: 864-656-3181
Click here to learn more about how to file a formal complaint.  
To submit an incident inquiry (NOT a formal complaint), click here.


Clemson University Police Department

The Clemson University Police Department is trained to help ensure that all rights of a crime victim are protected. CUPD Victim Advocates offer support to those campus and community members who have been a victim or witness to a crime by providing assistance, emotional support, victims’ rights information, help in finding needed resources, and assistance in filling out crime victim-related forms. In addition, they serve as the victim/witness liaison with social services agencies and the courts. 

Contact Information
Non-Emergency Line: 864-656-2222
Victim Advocate
Sgt. Michelle Young
Phone: (864) 656-5256


Clemson City Police Department (Victim Advocate) 

Contact Information
Sonya Morton 


Safety Resources 

  • Rave Guardian App: Download the app and use the feature that allows request a "guardian" (CUPD and/or anyone else you choose) to "walk with you" virtually. This is NOT a tracking app. The police department will only have access to your location when you permit them to. 

  • Nighttime TigerTransit: This is different from the regular Tiger Transit. Download the TransLoc app to request rides. 

  • Ride-Sharing Sexual Assault Safety Guide: Safety tips while using ride-sharing services (Uber, Lyft, etc.)