If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the GW Police Department.

      Call 911       Call 202-994-6111 (GWPD)

If you are not in immediate danger, call GW Sexual Assault Response & Consultation (SARC) for help.

Call 202-994-7222

If you would like to report an incident of sexual assault, sexual harassment or relationship abuse.

Report an Incident



Talk to Someone

If you’ve experienced an assault it helps to talk about it with someone who is trained to help you get the assistance you need and deserve.

It can be confusing to figure out your options and resources and to make decisions after an assault. Seeking help from a trained professional can help you weigh your options and select the ones that make the most sense for you.

Whether your experience was today, last week, or years ago, various GW resources can help you figure out a path forward.

Call the Sexual Assault Response & Consultation Team (SARC) 24/7

Calling the SARC team at 202-994-7222 at any time of the day or night is one way to talk to someone and get help. The line is answered by individuals who work at GW and receive special training to volunteer their time outside of work to help you make decisions about a path forward.

The SARC team can help anyone in the GW community who has been affected by sexual violence or relationship violence.


Call 202-994-7222 Now





Talking to a mental health professional can be very helpful in coping with a sexual assault or relationship abuse. If you are interested in counseling, you have several options.


Talk to GW's Title IX Office

Rory Muhammad, Director & Title IX Coordinator, is responsible for addressing sex discrimination in all aspects of education programs and activities at GW which includes issues related to sexual harassment and sexual violence, including relationship violence and stalking, within the community.  This involves developing, revising and coordinating policies, procedures and programs that address these issues. Rory can also help you understand options and resources available to you through the university.

Christina Franzino, Assistant Director for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (Response Coordinator), conducts consultations with students, faculty and staff to inform individuals of reporting options and available resources both on- and off-campus. Christina can aslo assist individuals with obtaining interim support measures, such as academic support, housing adjustments, and no contact orders. Additionally, Christina manages GW's Sexual Assault Response Consultation (SARC) Team, a 24/7 hotline resource.

Kiera Bloore, Title IX Investigator, investigates reports of sex discrimination including, but not limited to, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating and domestic violence, and stalking cases involving GW faculty or staff members.

Herbertia Gilmore, Title IX Case Manager, provides individuals with information and options, case status updates and referrals to on- and off-campus resources.