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Community Resources 

Emergency and Hotline Services 

Emergency Services
Dial 911
24 hours/7 days a week


Columbia Police Department
Non-Emergency Dispatch 
Dial 311 or (573) 442-6131
24 hours/7 days a week

Columbia Police Front Desk
(573) 874-7652
600 East Walnut Street
24 hours/7 days a week

Web site


Boone County Sheriff
(573) 875-1111
2121 County Drive
24 hours/7 days a week
Web site


Boone Hospital Center
(573) 815-8000
1600 East Broadway
24 hours/7 days a week
Web site 


University Hospital
(573) 882-4141
1 Hospital Drive
24 hours/7 days a week
Web site


Women’s and Children’s Hospital
(573) 875-9000
404 North Keene Street
24 hours/7 days a week
Web site


True North
Emergency Shelter, Victim and Survivor Counseling and Advocacy
Hotline -
(573) 875-1370 or (800) 548-2480
24 hours/7 days a week


Burrell 24/7 Anonymous Crisis Hotline
(800) 395-2132
24 hours/7 days a week


RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
(800) 656-4673
24 hours/7 days a week


National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE
24 hours/7 days a week


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255
24 hours/7 days a week


Legal Resources

The College does not offer legal advice or provide legal representation for parties or others involved in investigations. Individuals are not required to hire an attorney as part of the College’s processes, and the Title IX Office does not advise individuals on whether they should seek legal representation. The decision to hire an attorney is your personal choice. If you are seeking legal representation, there are local resources that can assist you in connecting with attorneys in various specialties. Links to these resources are found below.

PLEASE NOTE: the College does not endorse any of these services and cannot make a referral to any particular attorney, including attorneys associated with these services.

The Missouri Bar -  (

Mid-Missouri Legal Services-  (


Individuals may wish to consider speaking confidentially to clergy or members of religious organizations.  There are several churches and synagogues and other religious institutions within walking distance from campus.

Civil Rights 

U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights

Kansas City Regional Office
One Petticoat Lane
1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Kansas City, MO 64106

(816) 268-0550

Federal Headquarters
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-1100

(800) 421-3481
Fax: 202-453-6012
TTY: 800-877-8339
Office for Civil Rights Website

Report an Incident

Need help?

If immediate crisis, call 911 or
Campus Security Emergency at (573) 876-7299.
For all other concerns, call the Title IX office at
(573) 876-7250 (or ext. 4111).

Office of Title IX

Shannon Walls, Title IX Coordinator
(573) 876-7250 or Ext. 4250
LRW 342
Regular business hours, M–F

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