On Monday, Oct. 17, a female student reported to VUPD that she was sexually assaulted by an unaffiliated male guest in a residence hall on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022.
This Security Notice is being issued to remind the Vanderbilt community:
- When meeting in person for the first time, meet in a well-lit and public area.
- Avoid isolated or dark areas.
- Watch out for each other.
- Report any suspicious persons to VUPD.
Download the VandySafe app to:
- Contact VUPD via phone call or real-time chat.
- Trigger a mobile Bluelight that shares your location instantly with VUPD.
- Initiate a “virtual walk home” where VUPD can monitor your walk home, to the car or the office.
- Submit iReports and crime tips.
- View information about VandyRide.
- Access support resources.
- View emergency guides.
Resources and assistance for students, faculty and staff
- The Vanderbilt University Police Department is available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need emergency assistance, call 615- 421-1911, or for non-emergency assistance, call 615-322-2745.
- The Project Safe Center offers a support line 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 615-322-SAFE (7233).
- The Title IX Office can be reached at 615-343-9004.
- The University Counseling Center can be reached at 615-322-2571.