Sexual Violence Prevention & Resources

If you are in crisis, reach out for help. The Towson University Police Department, 410-704-4444, and local police, 911, are available to respond to emergencies. To talk to an advocate or learn more about reporting and healing options, contact TurnAround, a 24-hour helpline by calling 443-279-0379 or the Counseling Center at 410-704-2512.

The university's Policy on Sexual Harassment and other Sexual Misconduct (06.01.60) and Grievance Procedures are consistent with federal law in prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender or sex.

Tigers Respect

TU is committed to ending sexual violence on our campus and creating a community that supports victims and survivors. It takes every single Tiger to make that happen. Learn how you can help end sexual violence.

Tigers Reach Out

TU encourages you to seek support if you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence. Learn about confidential and private resources, on and off campus. 

Tigers Report

TU encourages you to report if you or someone you know has experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, or sexual intimidation. Learn the options for reporting sexual violence. 

Tigers Respond

TU is prepared to respond if and when an incident of gender discrimination or sexual violence is reported. Our response includes providing support through resources for the reporting party, and can also include an investigation of the incident reported.

Know Your Title IX Rights

Title IX is more than just sports. Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual violence, in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools receiving federal funding must comply with Title IX.