Health Services & Sexual Assault Resources

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Resources for Safety and Responding to Harassment Situations

We are continually taking steps to ensure that our iSchool community remains safe and free of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. Reporting, investigating, and subsequently holding community members accountable for any form of harassment is of the highest priority for the iSchool, as for the entire university. We encourage all faculty, staff, and students to utilize the below resources for reporting and coping with harassment and other safety concerns.

Resources

1.  If you are in a situation in which you feel threatened, call the University of Maryland Police Department at (301) 405-3555 or dial #3333 from a cell phone. For more information, go to http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/.
 
2.  You can register an official complaint about bias or discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM). The online reporting link to report allegations of sexual misconduct is http://ter.ps/reportsm. For more information about your rights, reporting options and available resources, see http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/. 
 
3. All faculty and staff supervisors are required to report sexual misconduct that they are aware of or becomes known to them to the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM), http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/
 
4.  The Counseling Center provides free and confidential support to registered UMD students. To make an appointment, call (301) 314-7651 or go to the reception desk in Shoemaker Building. After-hours crisis consultation is available by calling (301) 314-7651. For more information, see http://counseling.umd.edu/.
 
5.  The Faculty Staff Assistance Program provides free counseling for UMD staff and faculty. To make an appointment, go to http://health.umd.edu/fsap
 
If you would like to speak to someone at the iSchool about an incident or these resources, please reach out to your student advisor or any of our Deans.
 
Health Services:
 
  • UMD Health Center - Provides many services to help students stay healthy.
    • Allergy, Travel, and Immunization Services
    • Acupuncture and massage
    • Meditation session
    • Medical tests
    • Men's health (physical exams, HPV vaccines, etc.)
    • Women's health (annual exams, birth control consultations, cervical cancer screenings, HPV vaccines, etc.)
    • Free STI testing
    • Nutrition services
    • Orthopedic/Sports Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Primary Care
    • Radiology
    • Substance Abuse Intervention Program
    • Triage (walk-in visits for urgent health issues such as UTI, asthma attacks, allergic reactions, etc.)
  • UMD Mental Health Center - Provides mental health care to UMD students.
    • Individual therapy (short term only)
    • Group therapy
      • Eating and Body Image Concerns
      • Graduate and Returning Students
      • Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Recovery
      • Anxiety
      • Depression/Anxiety/Relationships
      • Women's Growth
      • AD/HD
      • Chronic Psychiatric Illness
  • UMD Counseling Center - Provides mental health care to UMD students.
    • Individual therapy (short term only)
    • Group Therapy
      • General Group Therapy (sessions available for men only, women only, and graduate students only)
      • International Students
      • Building Social Confidence
      • Depression 
      • Calm My Nerves
      • Hope and Healing (for survivors of sexual assault)
      • Memory Circle (for grief and loss)
      • Creating Confidence
      • Circle of Sisters (for black women on a predominantly white campus)
      • Mindfulness Meditation
      • Dissertation Support Group
      • My Body-My Self: A Woman's Group
      • Striving for Perfection: Reflections in Body Imafe and Eating for Men
      • Graduate Student Support
      • Depression: A Lighter Blue (managing depression symptoms)
      • Career Exploration Group
    • Walk-in Services (contact the UMD Counseling Center for times)
      • Assistance with choosing majors and careers
      • Veteran's Walk-in Hour
      • Students of Color Walk-in Hour
      • Rainbow Walk-in Hour for students in the LGBTQA community
  • ​​The Center for Healthy Families - Offers long term individual, couple, and family therapy for students and non-students at sliding scale fees. Call 301-405-2273 to request services.
  • Clinical Psychology Clinic - This Psychology Department clinic provides counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in Prince George's county at a sliding scale fee.

Sexual Assault Resources:

 
 
Undergraduate Student Services @ College Park

University of Maryland | College of Information Studies
4130 Campus Drive | Hornbake Library, Ground Floor | College Park, Maryland 20742
(301) 405-2038 | InfoSci@umd.edu
Click here for transportation information.

Undergraduate Student Services @ Shady Grove
University of Maryland | College of Information Studies
9630 Gudelsky Drive | Building III, Office 5109 | Rockville, Maryland 20850
(301) 738-6243 | usgInfoSci@umd.edu
Click here for transportation information.

Graduate Student Services
University of Maryland | College of Information Studies
Hornbake Building, South Wing Entrance*, Rm 4120 | 4130 Campus Drive | College Park, MD 20742-4345
Tel 301.405.9325 | Fax 301.314.9145 | ischooladvisors@umd.edu
Click here for transportation information.

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

*The South Wing has a separate entrance to the right of the main Hornbake Library entrance. The library and south wing are connected on the ground level.

iSchool Deans