Sexual Violence

Prevention of Sexual Violance

The University of Ottawa is committed to maintaining a campus that promotes respect for the dignity of every individual, and a community that is free from sexual violence. Sexual violence will not be tolerated. The University has policies, practices and services in place to help safeguard the well-being of all members of its community.

Incidents of sexual violence should be reported to uOttawa Human Rights Office or to Protection Services.

Students or employees who wish to lodge a sexual violence complaint should be directed to the Human Rights Office, which provides neutral and confidential services. It may refer individuals to campus-based or off-campus services where appropriate.

For more information, please visit the University of Ottawa’s sexual violence support and prevention page.

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For more information, please visit the University of Ottawa’s sexual violence support and prevention page.

Do you need help now?


Protection Services: 613-562-5499

Protection Services (Emergency): 613-562-5411

Police: 911

24 hour crisis response lines:

Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC):

  • 613-234-2266
  • TTY: 613-725-1657

Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre: 613-562-2333

Center for Sexual Harassment and Assault (CALACS): 613-789-8096

Ottawa Police Victim Crisis Unit: 613-236-1222 x 2223



On-campus and Off-campus

Policies and Regulations

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