There are many resources available to you on campus and in the surrounding community.
The College encourages all community members to make a prompt report of any incident of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation to the Civil Rights & Title IX Office. For individuals who are not prepared to make a report, or who may be unsure what happened, but are still seeking information and support, there are several legally protected confidential resources available. Confidential resources will not share any information with the College or anyone else, unless there is an imminent risk of harm to self or others.
Oxy 24/7 Confidential Hotline
Emmons Wellness Center
Office for Religious & Spiritual Life
Ordained clergy can provide confidential support
Occidental Survivor Advocate Tirzah Blanche
Employee Assistance Program
Occidental College’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to help maximize employees’ health and effectiveness at home and at work. Administered by Ability Assist by Hartford, the EAP offers employees confidential, personal support for a wide range of issues, from everyday concerns to serious problems. The Employee Assistance Program is available to employees and their family members at no cost.
In addition to the confidential resources listed above, Occidental community members have access to a variety of resources provided by the College. The staff listed below is trained to support individuals and to coordinate with the Civil Rights & Title IX Coordinator consistent with the College’s commitment to a safe and healthy educational environment. While not bound by confidentiality, these resources will maintain the privacy of an individual’s information within the limited circle of those involved in the resolution process.
Available as a first option to report a crime. Also provides an escort service on campus to any student and can reach the Dean on Duty at any time. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (323) 259-2511 (emergency line), or dial x2511 from any campus phone.
Dean of Students Office/Dean on Duty
Can provide reasonable accommodations for housing, academic flexibility and stay-away letters. Available on weekdays during regular office hours. Access to Dean on Duty 24-hours-a-day by calling Campus Safety at (323) 259-2599.
Dean of Students Office (323) 259-2661
Emmons Wellness Center
Provides medical treatment and confidential psychological counseling services.
Students, faculty and staff may also access resources located in the local community. These organizations can provide crisis intervention services, counseling, medical attention and assistance in dealing with the criminal justice system. All individuals are encouraged to use the resources that are best suited to their needs, whether on or off campus.
911 (24 hours)
For dispatch, (877) ASK-LAPD (877-275-5273)
LAPD Northeast Division
3353 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Occidental is located in Northeast Division.