Safe Environment

Statement:

Texas Tech University is committed to providing and strengthening an educational, working, and living environment where students, faculty , staff, and visitors are free from gender and/or sex discrimination of any kind. Sexual assault, discrimination, harassment, and other TITLE IX violations are not tolerated by the University. Report any incidents to the Office for Student Rights & Resolution, 806-742-SAFE (7233) or file a report online at titleix.ttu.edu/students. Faculty and staff members at TTU are committed to connecting you to resources on campus. Some of these available resources are: TTU Student Counseling Center, 806-742-3674. https://www.depts.ttu.edu/scc/ (provides confidential support on campus.) TTU 24 hour Crisis Helpline, 806-742-5555, (assists students who are experiencing a mental health or interpersonal violence crisis. If you call the helpline, you will speak with a mental health counselor.) Voice of Hope Lubbock Rape Crisis Center, 806-763-7273, voiceofhope.org (24-hour hotline that provides support for survivors of sexual violence.) The Risk, Prevention, Safety and Education (RISE) Office, 806-742-2110, https://www.depts.ttu.edu/rise/ (Provides a range of resources and support options focused on prevention education and student illness.) Texas Tech Police Department, 806-742-3931, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ttpd/ (To report criminal activity that occurs on or near Texas Tech campus.)

In Houston:

The Houston Area Women’s Center, 713-528-2121 located at 1010 Waugh Drive provides services for sexual assault victims. The National Sexual Assault Hotline can be reached at 800-656-HOPE (4673). RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network provides free or low cost services of support for victims and can be reached at: https://centers.rainn.org/

Police in Houston:

Harris County Sheriff’s Department, 601 Lockwood Dr., 713-921-8891

Houston Police Department, 2202 St. Emanuel St., 832-394-0200

Houston Police Department, 1221 McKinney St., #2100, 713-884-3131