Support Services and Resources
Talk to the Director |
Safe Sex Materials and Health & Gender Related Resources |
Gender Neutral Restrooms |
Bias Reporting | Name Change Info
Talk to the Director
You came to Tufts to be a student and take advantage of all that the
classroom has to offer, but as life happens, you will most likely
find yourself in need of personal resources and support at some
point. This section provides links and resources to various Tufts
support services who work directly with issues related to women and
gender. Links are divided into relevant topics as well as by
Navigating all systems can be challenging, especially if the support
you need is because of a trauma, crime, or medical or mental health
issue. The Women's Center Director, Steph Gauchel, is available to
help you navigate Tufts and to help find the support and resources
you need personally and academically to be both healthy and
optimally successful in your academic pursuits.
Here are some of the
resources available to help you on campus:
Safe Sex Materials and Health & Gender Related Resources
The Women's Center has pamphlets and resources on various topics
including, but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, STIs, safe sex, queer issues,
mental health, nutrition, eating disorders, sexual assault, breast
cancer, pregnancy, birth control, gynecological information and
relationship abuse. We also provide external (aka as male) and internal
(aka female) condoms as well as dental dams and lubrication. All of
these materials are free and available to peruse without needing staff
Gender Neutral Restrooms
While gender neutral & accessible bathrooms are often viewed as only needed for genderqueer, gender nonconforming, and/or transgender people or people
with physical disabilities, the safest bathroom for anyone is a single
stall, private restroom with a lock. Download a list of indentified
The Women's Center provides two gender neutral bathrooms. Unfortunately,
neither are wheelchair accessible.
A simple, risk-free ways to anonymously and confidentially report
activities that may involve unethical or otherwise inappropriate
activity or behavior in violation of Tufts University's established
policies and Business Conduct Policy. You may file a report to Tufts
University on the
EthicsPoint website or by calling EthicsPoint toll-free at 1-866-384-4277.
If you experience a bias incident or harassment or know someone who
- Contact TUPD at x6-6911 (617-627-6911).
- Contact the Residential Assistant on duty.
- Contact the Bias Response Team at x7-3158 (617-627-3158).
- Report online via