Sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking are prohibited and will not be tolerated by Wellesley. Wellesley is committed to providing a safe environment in which all students can thrive as they pursue their educational goals.


Wellesley College Police Department
781-283-5555 (Emergency)
781-283-2121 (Non-emergency)

Massachusetts State Police

  • Investigates criminal reports against campus and municipal police officers

Town of Wellesley Police Department

  • Investigates criminal reports of crime in Wellesley
  • Can investigate criminal reports of crime at Wellesley College


Health Services

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
617-754-2323 (Emergency)
617-667-8141 (Rape Crisis Intervention Program)

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
617-243-6193 (Emergency)
617-243-6521 (Domestic and Sexual Violence Services)
Students needing transportation assistance can contact Health Services.


On Campus

Kathryn Bender
Adele Wolfson

The CRP's role

  • To provide information on: reporting options and the effects of each option; counseling services available on campus and through local community based rape crisis center or domestic violence programs; medical and health services available on and off campus; available supportive measures; the disciplinary process under this Policy; and the legal process carried out through local law enforcement agencies.
  • To represent the interests of the party they are supporting.
  • To assist in contacting or reporting to campus or local law enforcement agencies, if directed by the party they are supporting.
  • To coordinate with local sexual assault and domestic violence crisis service centers.
  • To coordinate with the Director of Nondiscrimination Initiatives/Title IX Coordinator to arrange supportive measures for the party they are supporting using only the party’s identifying information, if requested by that party.
  • To notify the party they are supporting of their rights and the College’s responsibilities regarding a protection order, no contact order and any other lawful orders issued by the College or by a court.
  • To attend a hearing under this Policy as the advisor or support person of the party they are supporting if requested by that party.
  • To ensure confidentiality is maintained.


Off Campus

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)
800-841-8371 (24 Hour Hotline)
617-492-8306 (General Information)
617-492-6434 (TTY)

REACH Against Violence
800-899-4000 (24 Hour Hotline)
781-891-0724 (General Information)

Jane Doe Inc.
877-521-2601 (TTY)



The Network La Red
617-742-4911 (Hotline)
671-227-4911 (TTY)







Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance

  • Works to uphold and advance the rights of crime victims

781-830-4800 (Norfolk County)
617-591-7740 (Middlesex County)
617-619-4200 (Suffolk County)

  • Victims’ liaison to the prosecutor for criminal cases involving sexual violence, relationship violence, or stalking
  • Information disclosed to a VWA must be shared with the opposing side if a case is prosecuted

US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
5 Post Office Square
8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

  • Works to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.
  • Investigates complaints

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
1 Ashburton Place
6th Floor, Room 601
Boston, MA 02108

  • Enforces Massachusetts anti-discrimination laws
  • Investigates complaints

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
JFK Federal Building
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203

  • Works to prevent and remedy unlawful employment discrimination and to advance equal opportunity for all in the workplace.
  • Investigates complaints


On Campus

Dean of Students Office

  • Helps address short-term needs (“supportive measures”)
  • Coordinates with on-campus resources
  • Helps liaise with other educational institutions

Residential Life
781-283-2121 (after hours)

  • Helps address short-term needs (“supportive measures”), including dining hall assignment and room changes
  • Coordinates with on-campus resources

Academic Advising: Class Deans

  • Helps address academic short-term needs (“supportive measures”) like extensions on assignments, withdrawal from a course, change of course status, and leaves of absence
  • Can contact faculty on student’s behalf
  • Coordinates with on-campus resources

Provost and Dean of the College

  • Can receive reports from students of sexual misconduct by faculty

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources & Equal Opportunity

  • Can receive reports from students of sexual misconduct by staff or other people working on campus

Sexual Assault Awareness for Everyone (SAAFE)

  • Student organization dedicated to sexual assault education and awareness
  • Connects students to on-campus resources



Victim Rights Law Center of Massachusetts

  • Free legal assistance for individuals alleging they experienced sexual assault
  • Addresses physical safety concerns, job or school problems, privacy rights, immigration status, questions about criminal or civil justice system

Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

  • Provides referral to private attorneys

Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

  • Provides referral to private attorneys


Resources for Individuals Found to have Engaged in Sexual Misconduct


  • Provides education programs for people who demonstrate abusive behaviors toward their partners.

Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MATSA)

  • Coalition of professionals who provide counseling to adults who demonstrate sexually abusive behaviors

Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition (MASOC)

  • Coalition of professionals who provide counseling to children and youth who demonstrate sexually abusive behaviors

Partner Schools

617-324-7526 (Title IX Office)
617-253-2300 (24 Hour Hotline of Violence Prevention & Response)

Babson University
781-239-5501 (Title IX Coordinator)

Olin College of Engineering
781-292-2322 (Title IX Coordinator)

Brandeis University
781-736-4456, Title IX Coordinator