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After an Assault | Immediate Steps


If you or someone you know has been assaulted in the last five days (120 hours):

Go to a safe place as soon as you can.  Call the Boston College Police, SANet, or University Counseling Services. Taking care of yourself is the first step in the healing process after an assault.

24 Hour Services:

  • Boston College Police: (617) 552-4444. The BC Police can also be reached by activating the blue light boxes located throughout campus. The BC Police can assist you in reporting an assault that occurred off campus to the appropriate municipal authorities.

    Please note that if you call the police an investigation will occur.

  • SANet: (617) 552-2211
    The Sexual Assault Network is a 24-hour/seven-days-a-week hotline staffed by trained advocates to provide resources and support the survivor or friend of the survivor as they embark on the healing process.

  • University Counseling Service: Call (617) 552-3310 during the day and (617) 552-3227 on nights and weekends.


For further information visit our page on preserving physical evidence and seeking medical attention.

  



VISIT OUR PAGE ON CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY RESOUCES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.