If you have experienced sexual assault or other violence, it may be hard to know what to do or where to go. Your first step is to get to a safe place. Then you can contact any of the resources listed below for immediate, trained help, including assistance in your decision-making about seeking medical attention, reporting to law enforcement, and filing a formal complaint with the college.
For Immediate Help
Dial 911 from any cell phone or land line to reach the Northfield Police.
Call St. Olaf Public Safety 24/7 at 507-786-3666 to have a campus public safety officer dispatched directly to you.
Call the 911 equivalentfor the country you are in if outside the U.S.
Call the college’s International and Off-Campus Studies crisis line 24/7 at 507-321-2100 if you are studying off campus.
Go to Northfield Hospital at 2000 North Ave.
Contact the St. Olaf Health Service at 507-786-3063 (confidential) for an appointment M–F during the academic year.
Guidance and Support
Contact the Faribault HOPE Center 24/7 at 800-607-2330.
After Your Immediate Needs Have Been Met
Report to the college so you can receive ongoing support and continue your education in a safe and non-discriminatory environment.
Receive ongoing support no matter when or where your experience of harassment, misconduct, or assault occurred.
Consider requesting a college investigation, which will result in a formal investigation and, potentially, disciplinary action if the person who committed the harassment, misconduct, or assault is a St. Olaf student or employee.