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Gender Based Violence

The Women and Gender Equity Center strives to create a safe and brave space for students to find community and support.  Students are welcome to visit the Women and 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 Advocates and Educator, or off campus advocacy services.

Student Health and Counseling Services*

Sexual Violence Advocate & Educators, Christa Wencl and Avery Bather 
Address: Bldg. 21, (located adjacent to the parking structure and across from the University Student Union)
Phone: (760) 750-4915 
Monday-Friday 8AM to 5PM, closed during campus closure days
Website: Student Health and Counseling Services website

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) – OFF CAMPUS *

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)

Women’s Resource Center – OFF CAMPUS *

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.

For Faculty & Staff

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 WGEC present in your class, give a specific training, etc. please email us at with topics of interest and suggested dates.

If you are interested in partnering with the WGEC to provide service learning opportunities with your students, we can collaborate to ensure that your students are getting specific experiences. Please email us at if interested.