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I Care Resources

For emergencies or crisis situations, dial 911 for off-campus assistance or 9-911 for on-campus assistance.

Visit PAVE University for free materials on bystander intervention, survivor support, consent and more.

Confidential On-Campus Resources

The following departments provide confidential services to enrolled USD students:

Student Counseling Center - Cook House
Phone: 605-658-3580
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Psychological Services Center
South Dakota Union, Room 112
Phone: 605-658-3720

Counseling and School Psychological Services Center
Delzell Education Center, Room 20
Phone: 605-677-5250

USD Victim Advocacy Services
Phone: 605-658-3580 (Cook House office number)
Victim Advocate 24-Hour Hotline: 605-624-5311

Student Legal Aid
Muenster University Center, Room 143
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Phone: 605-658-3584 (Student Government Association office number)

Non-Confidential Resources

The following offices are not confidential campus resources, but can assist with interim measures, such as modifying class schedules, no contact orders and more.

On Campus

Title IX Office/Equal Opportunity
Slagle Hall, Room 205
Phone: 605-658-3665

University Police Department
Davidson Building
Emergency: 911 or 9-911 (from a campus phone)
Non-Emergency: 605-658-6199

Report a Crime

Vice President and Dean of Students
Muenster University Center 218
Phone: 605-658-3555


Vermillion Police Department
15 Washington Street
Phone: 605-677-7070

Confidential Local, State and National Resources 

Local and State

Sanford Vermillion - Hospital and Clinic
20 South Plum Street

Domestic Violence - Safe Option Services
Local sexual assault advocate
Phone: 605-624-5311

Lewis and Clark Behavioral Health Services
28 East Cherry Street
Phone: 605-624-9148

South Dakota Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: 1-800-430-SAFE (7233)

Safe Harbor
Shelter and resources for women, children and men in crisis situations

South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault


National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233/TTY 1-800-787-3224

RAINN - Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Secure online private chat:

National Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-9474/TTY 1-866-331-8453

Stronghearts Native Helpline
1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)

The National Stalking Resource Center

The Trevor Project Helpline for Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention

South Dakota Board of Regents Policies

SDBOR 1:18 Human Rights Complaint Procedures
SDBOR 1:17.1 Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking