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24-Hour Crisis/Support Hotline: (615) 322-SAFE (7233)

International Students and Scholars

Campus Support & Educational Resources

Project Safe Hotline 615-322-SAFE (7233)

The Project Safe crisis and support hotline is available 24 hours a day to Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff, and postdocs.  For ongoing support, Project Safe’s Victim Resource Specialists may conduct advocacy appointments via phone or Skype or other video app or service.  We support students on study abroad and when visiting field sites or when in their home country during breaks in the academic calendar.

In collaboration with Vanderbilt Office of International Students and Scholars Services, Project Safe offers awareness and prevention education programs for our international students and scholars.  To request a program or additional information, please email us at projectsafe@vanderbilt.eduDuring the 2020-21 academic year, the programs below may be offered online.

A list of our upcoming scheduled programs may be found on our Facebook page and in Anchor Link.

National Support & Educational Resources

National resources also provide educational information and support to international students and scholars and those traveling on study abroad programs.

RAINN International Resources

RAINN 24-Hour Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

RAINN National Sexual Violence Online Hotline (live chat service)

Sexual Assault Awareness and Safety: Explained for International Students (from International Student Insurance)  Sexual Assault is a growing concern for many international students, and with this video, offered by International Student Insurance, you may learn more about what sexual assault is and the importance concept of consent, how you can prevent an assault from happening and what you can do if one does occur.