There are a wide range of services available to victims/survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct on campus and in the greater community.
A Confidential Resource may not share your information without your expressed consent unless there is imminent danger to self or others, or as otherwise required by law (e.g., mandatory reporting for sexual or physical abuse against minors).
Health & Counseling Center
The Health & Counseling Center provides confidential counseling and medical services to students who are survivors of sexual assault, may provide referrals to community resources, and can assist students in notifying proper authorities if desired.
828.251.6520, Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 4:30pm
After 4:30pm or Sat and Sun,
call hotline at 888.267.3670
Students can access immediate after hours help for concerns associated with sexual assault, anxiety, depression, panic, suicidal thoughts or self-harm behaviors, concern for a friend, medical consultation and community resources.
Hotline number 1-888-267-3675 Monday – Friday 5:00 PM to 8:00 AM and Saturday and Sunday 24 hours.
UNC Asheville Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program provides resources and referrals for faculty and staff, including initial counseling services.
828.255.7576 (24-Hour Hotline)
828.254.0516 (24-Hour Hotline)
Family Justice Center
The Family Justice Center provides medical forensic exams during business hours.
828.250.9600 (8:00am – 5:00pm)
35 Woodfin Street
Mission Hospital – Compassionate Care Unit
Mission provides medical forensic exams at any time.
509 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Private (Non-Confidential) Resources
A Private Resource is required to promptly share a disclosure of sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating or domestic violence, or stalking, including all known details, with the Title IX Office. This information will only be communicated with others on a need-to-know basis or as required by law. By sharing this information, the Title IX Coordinator will reach out to affected parties to ensure they are aware of their rights and available resources, support services, and processes.
828.251.6710 or x6710 (campus phone)
UNC Asheville Title IX Coordinator
Heather L. Lindkvist
UNC Asheville Human Resources (for employees)
Dean of Students
Student Affairs Case Manager
All UNCA faculty and staff are designated as private resources (responsible employees). Resident Assistants (RAs), Orientation Mentors, and other designated student employees also must report.
Off Campus Law Enforcement
Asheville Police Department
- Asheville Police Dispatch: 828.252.1110
- Asheville Police Investigations Division: 828.259.5910
- Asheville Police Victims Services: 828.259.5912
Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office
- Buncombe County Sheriff Dispatch: 828.250.4503
- Buncombe County Sheriff Investigations Unit: 828.250.4436
- Buncombe County Sheriff Victims Services: 828.250.4442
- Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office: 828.259.3400
Additional Rights and Resources
Whether or not a student or employee reports to law enforcement and/or pursues any formal action, if they report an incident of sexual violence, UNC Asheville is committed to providing them a safe learning or working environment. Upon request UNC Asheville will make any reasonably available change to an victim/survivor’s academic, living, and/or working situation. The Title IX Coordinator can facilitate these accommodations.
If you have questions concerning a leave of absence or withdrawal, you may contact the Office of Financial Aid. They are located on the 2nd Floor of Brown Hall and can be reached at 828.251.6535 or firstname.lastname@example.org.