The Gender Equity Center strives to create a safe and brave space for students to find community and support. Students are welcome to visit the Gender Equity Center if they are looking for a space to discuss issues related to sexual assault and domestic violence.
The University provides a variety of resources and support for survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence. Students can receive advocacy and support through Student Health and Counseling Services, CSUSM’s Sexual Violence Advocate and Educator, or off campus advocacy services.
Sexual Violence Advocate & Educator, Christa Wencl*
Address: Bldg. 21, (located adjacent to the parking structure and across from the University Student Union)
Phone: (760) 750-4915 (ext.7)
Monday-Friday 8AM to 5PM, closed during campus closure days
Website: Student Health and Counseling Services website
Address: 210 S. Juniper St., Suite 101, Escondido, CA 92025
Monday-Friday 8:30AM to 5PM; Phone: (760) 747-6282
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (888) 385-4657 (Bilingual)
Address: 1963 Apple St., Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: (760) 757-3500 (24-Hour Hotline)
Monday-Friday 9AM to 5PM
For more information about reporting incidents of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, you can refer to the Title IX website.
If you are interested in receiving our monthly calendars or event flyers to share, we are more than happy to forward those to you.
If you are interested in having the GEC present in your class, give a specific training, etc. please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with topics of interest and suggested dates.
If you are interested in partnering with the GEC to provide service learning opportunities with your students, we can collaborate to ensure that your students are getting specific experiences. Please email us at email@example.com if interested.