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Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE)

Campus Assault Resources & Education (CARE) serves as USD's primary effort to provide support, resources and education to the campus community pertaining to sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.  The Women's Center coordinates the CARE Advocate program.

CARE Advocates

An Advocate can help answer questions about the multiple processes involved in reporting, facilitate appropriate referrals to resources for USD students who have been impacted by sexual assault, harassment, and/or partner violence and are available to accompany students to Public Safety, and/or an interview with Law Enforcement.

Call 619-260-2222 (24 hours, 7 days a week) to receive immediate assistance.  Upon calling, request to speak to a CARE Advocate.  Advocates can also be contacted directly for assistance.  Contact information can be found on the CARE website.


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Mother's Rooms

The University of San Diego provides four locations on campus for breastfeeding employees and students. The Women's Center coordinates use of the two reservable spaces available (Student Life Pavilion 420 and Guadalupe Hall 102).

Information about all lactation spaces and additional resources available for pregnant and parenting students can be found on the Pregnant and Parenting website.

Pregnancy & Parenting Support

As a Catholic institution of higher learning, University of San Diego recognizes that the care and support of family is at the heart of Catholic social teaching. Consistent with our mission and Catholic identity, University of San Diego acknowledges the importance of supporting pregnant and parenting students by addressing their special needs and assisting them in completing their studies.  To learn more about resources available, visit USD's Pregnant and Parenting website.

Safe Space Allies

The Safe Space Allies Network enhances the ability of students, staff, administrators and faculty to demonstrate proactively and personally the University's core values of community, inclusion, and respect for all - regardless of sexual orientation or other identity.

Women's & Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies is an 18-unit interdisciplinary minor within the College of Arts and Sciences that invites students to examine the social and cultural construction of gender.

Women's Center & United Front Multicultural Center Library

The Center offers over three hundred books and films highlighting a variety of topics to be checked out. Some of the many topics include; feminism, body image, religion, relationships, women in history, and multiculturalism. The Women's Center and United Front Multicultural libraries were recently joined together to offer more than one thousand books and films.

All members of the USD community are welcome to utilize our resources.