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Procedures for Responding to Reports of Sexual Assault or Violence

Who to Contact 

Emergency: Call 911

Seek Medical Assistance (Confidential) 

On-Campus: Student Health Services 410-225-4118 

Mercy Hospital (offers free Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner [SANE] program): 410-332-9477

University of Maryland at Midtown (nearest hospital to MICA): 410-225-8000

Talk to Someone (Confidential) 

Emergency: 443-423-3333; ask for "on-call counselor" 

On-Campus: MICA Counseling Center/Student Health Services: 410-225-2367

TurnAround Inc

  • counseling, advocacy, and 24-hour hotline
  • 24-hour helpline: 443-279-0379
  • Appointments: 410-337-8111

Sexual Assault Centers

  • Baltimore City, 410-837-7000
  • Baltimore County, 410-337-8111

Maryland Network Against: 1-800-634-3577,

National Domestic Violence: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE),

Resources Available to Employees and Dependents (Confidential) 

Health Advocate: 855-558-2004,

Report to Someone at MICA

Report to Someone for a Criminal Investigation

Baltimore City Police: 911 or 410-369-2411

Options for Changing Academic and Living Situations

Student Development Specialist:

Support for Creating a Safety Plan, Acquiring Peace and Protective Orders, and Reporting to Law Enforcement

Campus Safety: 443-423-3333or 410-225-2245

Legal Assistance (Confidential)

SALI (Sexual Assault Legal Assistance) 

Legal services for victims and survivors,, 1-877-496-7254(SALI)

Women's Law Center of Maryland (Confidential)

Representation for protective orders: or 410-321-8761

House of Ruth (Confidential)

Intimate Partner Violence Center:

24-hour helpline: 410-889-7884

Legal office: 888-880-7884

Where to go for Medical Attention

Each of the following hospitals has a rape crisis protocol and the Maryland State Police Sexual Assault Evidence Kit.

  • Mercy Hospital
 (SAFE Exam): 
301 Saint Paul Place
, 410-332-9477 (closest to MICA)
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center: 
9000 Franklin Square Drive
, 443-777-7046
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC): 
6701 North Charles Street, 

Additionally, transportation to Mercy Hospital can be provided through Campus Safety at no charge via Campus Safety vehicle to and from Mercy Hospital. Please contact Campus Safety at 443-423-3333.

Sexual Assault Awareness - Educational & Counseling Programs

MICA provides an array of educational programs and resources aimed at reducing or eliminating sexual violence. Examples of such programs are as follows:

  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) training for women
  • Resisting Aggression with Defense training for men
  • Bystander training
  • "Safety Walk" program
  • Intimate Partner Violence education
  • "One is too Many" educational campaign
  • Alcohol and other drug abuse education
  • In addition, written information on the topics listed above will be available to students along with published crime statistics. Students also have the opportunity for on-campus confidential assessment and counseling, and referral for treatment to off-campus, community-based counseling services.

Statistical Reporting of On-Campus Incidents

Since September 1, 1993, MICA, through its Campus Safety Guide, has published and distributed on-campus crime statistics, which include forcible and non-forcible sexual offenses, to all current students and employees. In addition, this document is provided to any applicant for enrollment or employment upon request. Anyone wishing more information is encouraged to contact the Office of Student Affairs, Admission Office, or People, Belonging & Culture.