In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

University Resources

STAR Central (Office of Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources for Sexual and Relationship Violence) 

STAR Central is the Office of Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources housed within the Pat Walker Health Center, Wellness and Health Promotion Department. All services are confidential and made available FREE of charge.

Campus Advocacy services include:

Survivors’ Chat Group (a peer-based support group). To learn more, email

Accompaniment toTitle IX meetings, law enforcement interviews, court hearings, and other meetings to provide compassionate support for the individual

On-call after hour and weekend volunteer staff and faculty victim advocates to provide support during  forensic evidence collection and law enforcement reporting. STAR Central victim advocate will provide follow-up advocacy.

One-on-one confidential advocacy

Referrals to appropriate agencies and professionals based on individual needs

Assistance with navigating reporting systems and care options

Other services as needed

Education services include:

Prevention education programs for classrooms, student groups, campus departments, community, and others

RESPECT peer education program

Social-norming media campaigns

Professional trainings

Outreach and awareness events

Other education programs as needed

Additional Campus Resources:

Pat Walker Health Center Primary Medical and Women’s Clinics (479) 575-4451

UAPD (University Police) (479) 575-2222

Center for Educational Access

Dean of Students, Division of Student Affairs

Office of Equal Opportunity & Compliance Title IX Compliance Officer (479) 575-4019

Student Standards and Conduct

Title IX

U of A Cares

University Housing


Campus Counseling Options:

CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services) 24 hr emergency line (479) 575-5276 

Counselor-in-Residence Program (counseling option for students living in University Housing)

The Psychological Clinic (located in Memorial Hall) (479) 575-4258


Community Services

Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape, and Domestic Violence

Arkansas Crisis Center

Northwest Arkansas Center for Sexual Assault

Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter (domestic violence)

Peace at Home Family Shelter (domestic violence)



NWA Legal Aid Options        

Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Center for Arkansas Legal Services & Legal Aid of Arkansas

Washington County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Washington County Victim Assistance Office


National Resources 

National Human Trafficing Hotline

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

National Sexual Assault Hotline

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network

Stalking Resource Center

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

International Resources

If you are studying abroad, help is available. Please contact one of these organizations when in need of help outside of the United States.

Sexual Assault Support and Help for Americans Abroad (SASHAA)
1-866-USWOMEN (879-6636)

Pathways to Safety