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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

Student Related Concerns - Judith Kinney or 410-225-2422 

Employment Related Concerns - Trish Hunter or 410-225-2363

Title IX Coordinator - Sheilah Vance

Deputy Title IX Coordinator/ VP of Student Affairs - Michael Patterson or 410-225-2422

Director of Human Resources - Laura Rossi or 410-225-2363

Director of Residence Life and Off-Campus Housing - Scott Stone or 410-225-2398

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


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 410-225-2422


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 civtims and survivors,, 1-877-496-7254(SALI)


Women's Law Center of Maryland (Confidential)

Representation for protective orders,, 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
  • 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 the Human Resources