Office of Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance
The University of California and UC Santa Barbara Student Health Service is committed to the principle of treating each community member with respect and dignity.
The following university offices also accept reports of sexual misconduct
UCSB Police Department: (805) 893-3446 and www.police.ucsb.edu
CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services)
For emotional support, or individual or group counseling. Counseling & Psychological Services, Building 599, Available 24/7 805-893-4411
Associated Students Legal Resource Center (ASLRC)
Confidential legal counseling and assistance: For more information, visit ASLRC is located at 6550 Pardall Road, Suite B, upstairs from Grafikart. To schedule an appointment, call (805) 893-4246.
Other campus resources
If you or someone you know are a victim of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, or you are a student, staff, or faculty person concerned about a student, call the 24/7 CARE advocacy line at 805-893-4613.
UCSB Campus Advocacy Resources & Education Center (CARE)
http://wgse.sa.ucsb.edu/care/home during business hours Monday–Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
CARE offers free and confidential* support services for all UC Santa Barbara students, staff, and faculty impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.
To reach CARE during non-business hours or on weekends, please contact the CARE 24 Hour Advocacy line – (805) 893-4613. Confidential counselors are available to provide support and information. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you have that option, but it may impact the types of services provided. If you need an emergency response, call 911.
Additional Methods to Report Sexual Misconduct
If you would prefer to file a complaint with an outside agency instead of, or in addition to, a complaint with the University, you can file a civil rights complaint with any of the following:
(to file a complaint about any California-licensed physician or midwife)
(this site provides a list of licensing boards to file complaints about any health professional licensed in the State of California)
The Office for Civil Rights works to ensure equal access to education and through enforcement of civil rights protections on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex discrimination, disability, and age.
- File a complaint electronically: https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf
- File a complaint by mail: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201. http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.
- Download the form here: https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/ocr-60-day-frn-cr-crf-complaint-forms-508r-11302022.pdf
- File a complaint by phone: 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
The CHCQ Licensing and Certification Program at the California Department of Public Health has regulatory oversight of licensed and certified health care facilities and of certain types of health care professionals. CHCQ also investigates consumer complaints against the facilities and professionals within its purview.
- File a complaint electronically: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/chcq/lcp/calhealthfind/Pages/Home.aspx
- File a complaint by mail: Find the appropriate local office here https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHCQ/LCP/Pages/DistrictOffices.aspx
- File a complaint by phone: Find the appropriate local office here: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHCQ/LCP/Pages/DistrictOffices.aspx
DFEH will investigate a failure by an employer to comply with sexual harassment prevention training and education requirements, and incidents of discrimination in employment, businesses and other services.
- File a complaint electronically: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov
- File a complaint by mail: 2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100; Elk Grove, CA 95758
- File a complaint by phone: 800-884-1684 (voice), 800-700-2320 (TTY) or California’s Relay Service at 711