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  • KU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)  – CAPS can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal, and family problems. Individual and group sessions are available. You can find more information at Phone is 785-864-2277 and hours are M, W, F 8-5 and T, H 8-6. CAPS is located in  Watkins Memorial Health Center.

  • KU Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)  – OMA  provides direction and services for current and prospective students from underrepresented populations. In addition, collaborative partnerships offer diversity education programs that foster inclusive learning environments for all students. OMA’s programs and services enhance the retention of successful matriculation of students while supporting their academic and personal development. You can find more information at: is 785-864-4350. OMA  is located in the Sabatini Multicultural Resources Center next to the Union.  

  • KU Academic Access and Achievement Center (AAAC)  – AAAC offers many services and programs to assist students in their academic success and to enhance their collegiate experience at KU. Choose from learning strategy consultations, group workshops, or general or course-specific academic assistance, by appointment or on a walk-in basis. Feel free to talk with AAAC and ask for information or direction about academic and personal issues. You can find more information at: . Phone is 785-864-4064. The AAAC  is located in  Rm 22 Strong Hall.

  • KU Public Safety – Public safety is dedicated to providing a safe and secure environment for the thousands of students, faculty,  staff, and visitors that are on campus each day. Public Safety’s website contains practical information that can protect you from becoming a victim of a crime, help you recognize and report suspicious activity, and guide you in the event of an emergency.  

  • KU Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity (ETC)  – The ETC  provides leadership and advocacy in promoting gender equity and challenge gender-related barriers that impede full access, inclusion, and success. The ETC  provides services,  assistance,  advocacy, and support to campus community members of all genders. We also provide consultation,  information, and resources to Edwards and KUMC campus members, parents of KU students, and the community by request. Appointments are recommended, but not necessary. Services are private. In situations involving discrimination and violations of Title IX, ETC staff report information to campus authorities. Center programs and facilities are also accessible to individuals with disabilities. For those requesting accommodations, please contact KU Student Access Services at 785-864-4064 or The ETC  is located in  4024  Wescoe  Hall.  

  • KU Writing Center  - The Writing Center offers a variety of ways for students and members of the community to get feedback on their writing. It offers face-to-face consultations, online appointments, and an  eTutoring  appointments. Information  regarding  each type of appointment and a tool for scheduling can be found at . The Writing Center has multiple locations on campus.  

  • KU Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC) – SILC prepares students to become contributing members of society by providing meaningful co-curricular experiences. SILC  is responsible for coordinating registered university organizations and providing leadership education experiences for students in addition to providing programs and services to specific target populations including fraternity/ sorority members, non-traditional students, and students of all gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. More information can be found at . A notable program of SILC is the Safe Zone Training, which aims to reduce homophobia, transphobia, and heterosexism on our campus to make KU a safer and freer environment for all members of our community, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. By agreeing to become a Safe Zone ally, the participant agrees to undergo training and to serve as a resource for people seeking clarification on issues of sexuality and gender diversity. SILC  is located in the Sabatini Multicultural Resources Center.

  • Sexual Assault CARE Coordinator  - Watkins Health Services  provides  support to victims of sexual and domestic violence. Merrill Evans, LSCSW, is our CARE (Campus Assistance, Resource, and Education) Coordinator whose primary role is to coordinate support for individuals (both victim and alleged perpetrators)  impacted by sexual violence including incidents of sexual assault, sexual battery, partner violence, dating violence, and stalking. The CARE Coordinator is a confidential position and is not required to report incidents to University officials or organizations. If you or someone you know has been affected by any form of sexual violence, please do not hesitate to contact  Merrill or stop by Watkins Health Center Room 2615 during normal business hours. If WHS is closed, the  Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center is available 24 hours for victim assistance at 785-843-8985.   

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center (SAPEC) - SAPEC promotes social change and the elimination of sexual violence through prevention education, inclusive programming, and campus-wide collaboration. SAPEC is  located  at 116 Carruth O’Leary; Phone 785-864-5879; email:  |

  • Institute of Institutional Opportunity & Access (IOA) - The Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access (IOA)  is responsible for  administering the University of Kansas equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies and procedures, as well as, encouraging a campus climate of respect and understanding of all aspects of the human experience. To accomplish these duties, the IOA offers assistance and protective measures to students, faculty, and staff who report acts of harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and retaliation; provides information about health, safety, advocacy, and support resources for members of the Lawrence and Edwards campuses; performs formal investigations to detect, discontinue, and prevent violations of the Non-Discrimination Policy and Sexual Harassment Policy; and ensures University compliance with state and federal civil rights laws. IOA is  located  at 153A Carruth-O’Leary; Phone 785-864-6414; email:  |
Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

University of Kansas Medical Center
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Mailstop 2015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3319
Fax: 913-588-1412