Sexual Harassment and Assault, Violence, and Stalking Resources

The College recognizes that some individuals, for a variety of reasons, may be reluctant to cooperate or participate in the investigation or file a complaint without the advice or counsel of a sympathetic party. The following resources are available to provide assistance and information to anyone who has experienced or witnessed incident(s) of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. 

Please Note: If you are in immediate crisis call 911.

Download the Interpersonal and Sexual Violence Resource Card

On Campus/Internal Resources

Title IX Coordinator Contact Information

Ashley Ruderman-Looff, PhD
Director of Institutional Equity
Title IX Coordinator & Affirmative Action Officer
Roberts Hall, Suite 301
401-456-8218 |

24/7 Helplines

Off-Campus Resources

Day One RI

The Sexual Assault and Trauma Resource Center will provide an advocate to accompany a survivor to the hospital and/or the police if you decide to go. Day One RI401-421-4100.

Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

A network of member agencies to provide comprehensive services to victims, including emergency shelter, support groups, counseling and assistance with the legal system. Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence401-467-9940.

Sojourner House

Sojourner House is a domestic and sexual violence agency that provides a variety of direct services, including emergency housing, advocacy, immigration assistance, HIV testing, support groups, LGBTQ+ culturally competent services, and a program for victims of human trafficking. Sojourner House401-861-6191 (office) and 401-765-3232 (residential services).

Local Hospitals

Reporting to Law Enforcement

External Resources

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, Boston Office
5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02109-3921

Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights
180 Westminster Street, 3rd Floor
3rd Floor Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-222-2661
Fax: 401-222-2616
TTY (Relay RI): 401-222-2664

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Boston Area Office
J.F.K. Federal Building, Room 475
475 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203
Toll Free 1-866-408-8075

Rhode Island College entrance


Ashley Ruderman-Loof

Dr. Ashley Ruderman-Looff

Director of Institutional Equity