Gender EquityResources


On-Campus Resources for Victims of Sexual Misconduct, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking

Naropa University Safety Office: 303-245-4686, or 720-309-8211 in case of emergency.  The Naropa University Safety Office can assist victims in connecting to resources, including law enforcement, and work with victims to ensure their ongoing safety.

Naropa University Residence Life: 303-546-3549, or 720-878-9740 between 7PM–7AM If you are a resident of the Snow Lion residence hall community, the Resident Assistants and the Residence Hall Director have training to respond to situations involving sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. RAs are on duty between 7PM and 7AM every night while classes are in session.

Naropa Student Counseling Center: 303-245-4630. Counseling is available to students whose needs fall within the scope of the center’s services. Confidential counseling is free to Naropa students. All counseling is offered by appointment and the center is open from 9AM–5PM weekdays during the school year. Visiting the Naropa University Counseling Center will not initiate a complaint under this policy.

Off-Campus Resources

Boulder Police Department 303-441-3300, or 911 in case of emergency: If you need assistance in contacting Boulder Police, the Title IX Coordinator or Dean of Students may assist you. Victims have the right to file a complaint with the University regardless of whether they choose to file criminal charges.

Moving to End Sexual Assault 303-443-7300 (24-hour hotline):  MESA is a Boulder-based resource that works with sexual assault survivors through client services. MESA is the only rape crisis center serving Boulder and Broomfield Counties. MESA provides confidential resources.

SPAN Shelter and Hotline 303-444-2424 (24-hour hotline): Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) offers support services for survivors of domestic violence and abuse, including emergency shelter, crisis line support, individual counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, assistance with protection orders, immigration legal clinic, transition housing, and community education. SPAN provides confidential resources.

Medical Treatment and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) ServicesPlease note that some SANE providers require criminal charges to be filed to cover the cost of the exam; please clarify that with the provider before receiving an exam.

Boulder Community Health’s Foothills Hospital (provides SANE exams):
Foothills Hospital Emergency Department at 4747 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, 303-415-7000

Boulder Community Hospital (treatment only): 303-444-2620

Boulder Valley Women’s Health (treatment only): 303-442-5160

St Anthony’s North Hospital (Westminster, provides SANE exams): 303-430-2648

Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, provides SANE exams): 970-495-7000

Confidential Support at Naropa

Naropa Counseling Center
Student Counseling

Report to Naropa

Title IX Office

Campus Safety & Security
9-1-1 Emergency Line

Confidential Community Services


Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
Free, confidential support and information for victims/survivors of sexual assault.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)
Free, confidential support and information for victims/survivors of intimate partner abuse.

Queer Asterisk Therapeutic Services
Nonprofit organization providing queer-informed counseling services, educational trainings, and community programming.

Colorado Crisis Services
Support & counseling for yourself or a loved one.

Medical Services

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE)
Boulder County Health Foothills Hospital
4747 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.