Sexual Assault Network (SANet)
Dedicated to Empowerment, Committed to Advocacy
The mission of the Boston College Sexual Assault Network (SANet) is to support those who have been directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence and/or intimate partner violence.
CARE Team walk-in hours
CARE Team hours will resume August 31, 2020 for the Fall 2020 academic semester.
The Team will be available for virtual appointments daily between 3:00pm and 4:00pm.
If a student wishes to meet outside of those hours, a specific time can be requested via email.
For any and all appointment requests, please send an email to: SANet@BC.edu
SANet Who's On Call
Call the hotline at 617–552-2211
Thank you for seeking the support of the Boston College Sexual Assault Network (SANet).
During Winter and Summer breaks, calls are referred directly to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).
Boston College-based SANet Advocates will be available for the 2020-2021 Academic Year beginning Thursday, August 20, 2020.
What To Expect When Accessing Sexual Assault Network Resources
SANet Hotline Team
Confidential one-time phone conversation, information and referral, including to in-person services.
Supportive, empathic listening from a trained responder at Boston College or local rape crisis center.
Information about emotional, medical, and legal supports and academic and housing accommodations.
Overview about impacts of trauma, coping strategies, and investigation options under Title IX.
SANet CARE Team
Confidential in-person appointments with specially trained professionals and graduate students.
Brief counseling about impacts of trauma, safety, and self-care planning and the healing process.
Access to hard-copy resources and connections to free and confidential on- and off-campus support systems.
Accompaniment to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Student Conduct, BCPD, and other on-campus resources.
SANet is available to all Boston College community members, and encourages the whole community to access this resource. As such, students who seek support regarding sexual misconduct violations in situations where they may also be responsible for Student Code of Conduct violations (e.g. possession of alcohol, COVID protocol) will generally not be charged for these ancillary violations.
“SANet provided a safety net that I knew was always there if I needed it.”