Emerson College seeks to foster a climate of care and support that depends on the involvement of all College community members. Emerson encourages faculty, staff, students and other community members to share concerns about students who may be struggling with academic, personal or emotional challenges, exhibiting concerning behavior or dealing with a difficult situation.

Concerns

Urgent Threats

For immediate threat or emergencies call the Emerson College Police Department at 617-824-8888 and local law enforcement 911.

General Concern

If you are concerned about a member of the Emerson community who is exhibiting behavior that is disruptive, worrisome, or poses a potential threat to the safety and well-being of the campus community or any member of it, or who is struggling

  • academically,
  • financially, or
  • personally/emotionally

please share your concern by completing this online form.

SHARE A CONCERN ABOUT A STUDENT

Your concern will be routed to the appropriate office and/or team of trained staff depending on the nature of the concern. Students will be contacted and offered assistance as appropriate.

Please remember that this is not a hotline, nor are submitted forms monitored 24/7. Emergency numbers for each campus are listed below:

  • Boston: Please call the Emerson College Police Department at 617-824-8888 or 911.
  • Los Angeles: Please call Security at 323-952-6211 or 911.
  • Kasteel Well: Please call the Office of Student Affairs at +31478507117 (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.) or +31478507117 (during non business hours). For emergency services please call 112.

Reporting Discrimination, Harassment or Sexual Violence (sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual exploitation)

Anyone who believes they have experienced an incident of discrimination, harassment or sexual violence is encouraged to contact the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) for support, resources and information about options for addressing that conduct. This would include conduct based on any of the protected categories, such as race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, disability, age, and other protected identities.

You can contact the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) the following ways:

If you have experienced discrimination, harassment or sexual violence, but would prefer to work with a confidential resource on-campus, you should contact the Healing & Advocacy Collective:

For additional information about support, options, rights and resources (regardless of where you are located in the world), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) or the Healing & Advocacy Collective, or visit their websites for more information.

Reporting A Community Standards Violation Or Concern

If you are concerned about an Emerson College student not upholding the College’s Community Standards on or off campus, please report your concern by completing this online form. A complete list of Emerson’s Community Standards can be found in the Code of Community Standards.

REPORT A VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Your reported concern will be reviewed by the Office of Community Standards & Student Conduct. The information you report will be treated in a sensitive and caring manner.

Reports are not monitored 24/7. If this is an emergency, please report your concern immediately to an Emerson College staff member or contact emergency services. Emergency phone numbers for each campus are below:

  • Boston: Please call the Emerson College Police Department at 617-824-8888 or 911.
  • Los Angeles: Please call Security at 323-952-6211 or 911.
  • Kasteel Well: Please call the Office of Student Affairs at +31478507117 (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.) or +31478507117 (during non business hours). For emergency services please call 112.

Reporting A Student Organization Concern

If you are concerned about an Emerson College student or student group that has engaged in violations of the Code of Community Standards, please report your concern by completing this online form. Please visit Emerson's Code of Community Standards for more information.

Potential violations may include, but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Endangering the Health & Safety of Our Community
  • Failure to Comply
  • Hazing
  • Misuse of College Resources and/or College Property
  • Theft

Your reported concern will be reviewed by the Office of Community Standards & Student Conduct. Upon review this report may be shared with other College offices. The information you report will be treated in a sensitive and caring manner.

REPORT A STUDENT ORGANIZATION CONCERN

Reports are not monitored 24/7. If this is an emergency, please report your concern immediately to an Emerson College staff member or contact emergency services. Emergency phone numbers for each campus are below:

  • Boston: Please call the Emerson College Police Department at 617-824-8888 or 911.
  • Los Angeles: Please call Security at 323-952-6211 or 911.
  • Kasteel Well: Please call the Office of Student Affairs at +31478507117 (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m.) or +31478507117 (during non business hours). For emergency services please call 112.

Reporting a VMA Production Safety Concern

If you are concerned about a safety issue on any Emerson VMA student project, as a crew member, cast, collaborator or with any other affiliations you can report this peer concern through this online form. Academic concerns regarding your classroom and faculty should NOT be reported here.

If you need emergency help or medical assistance please follow the guidelines under Urgent Threats and contact vma_safety [at] emerson.edu with the email Subject reading "Urgent Safety Matter."

Report a VMA Production Safety Concern

COVID-19 Concerns

If you are concerned about an Emerson College student regarding COVID-19. Please report your concern by completing this online form. Your reported concern will be reviewed by Emerson Wellness Center and may be shared with the Office of Community Standards.

Report a COVID-19 Concern