Safety and Support Resources

The Office of Student Life works with various offices and resources to maintain a safe and secure campus. The following safety and support resources may be useful to students in need of assistance.

Title IX Coordinator

Pamela Heinonen, Title IX Coordinator and Director of Equity and Access Office
Old Main (Building 10), Room 113
PO Box 4083
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Phone: 928-523-3312
TTD: 928-523-1006

The Title IX Coordinator can assist students who have experienced gender violence (including sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, or stalking) in accessing university resources, obtaining assistance, and understanding the various processes for filing complaints with either the police or the university.

NAU Medical Services

Health and Learning Center (Building 25), First Floor
Phone: 928-523-2131

Medical Services provides medical exams that will help identify and treat trauma, and tests for STDs and pregnancy. Mental health services are also available. This resource is limited to currently enrolled students and employees of Northern Arizona University.

NAU Counseling Services

Health and Learning Center (Building 25), First Floor
Phone: 928-523-2261

Counseling Services offers confidential individual, group, and couples counseling, which is available to all enrolled Northern Arizona University students.

Victim Witness Services of Coconino County

NAU Campus Office

Health and Learning Center (Building 25), Room 1513
Phone: 928-523-2225

Main Office

201 East Birch Ave, Suite 4
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

  • Business: 928-679-7770
  • Emergency access through Flagstaff Police Department dispatch: 928-774-1414

Victim Witness Services of Coconino County provides free 24-hour crisis intervention and advocacy services for victims in a confidential setting. Advocates can accompany a victim through a medical exam and offer counseling and information about the legal process. They also provide forms for financial assistance with medical and other expenses.

Flagstaff Medical Center

1200 N. Beaver
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-779-3366

If a patient arrives at Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) with no injury or complaint of pain, they will be medically screened and referred to the Northern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (NACASA) for medical/forensic care. If injury or complaint of pain is present after a sexual assault, FMC will provide a medical/forensic exam, treatment of physical trauma, and pregnancy and STD prophylaxis.

Northern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (NACASA)

2920 N. 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-522-9460

NACASA provides 24-hour crisis intervention and advocacy services for victims in a victim-friendly setting. They promote a multi-disciplinary team approach to intervention, which includes access to:

  • medical professionals
  • law enforcement
  • prosecutors
  • social service providers
  • victim advocates

A medical/forensic exam will be completed whether or not a police report is filed. An advocate will be provided to any victim regardless of his or her decision to report. Please contact Victim Witness Services to speak with an advocate.

Housing and Residence Life

North Hall (Building 5)
Phone: 928-523-3978

Housing and Residence Life provides crisis intervention through on-call Resident Assistants or Residence Hall Directors. Primary services include:

  • discussion of options
  • referral
  • follow-up

Housing re-assignments can be coordinated for students who live on campus.

Northern Arizona University Police Department (NAUPD)

525 E Pine Knoll Drive (Building 98A)

  • Business: 928-523-3611
  • Emergency: 928-523-3000

The University Police provide law enforcement services to the campus community, including investigating criminal activity and assisting victims.

Campus Safety Reports

Northern Arizona University provides annual crime statistics as part of the requirements for the Clery Act. The Annual Clery Report is published annually by the Northern Arizona University Police Department. In addition, the university publishes an annual Fire Safety Report as part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act.

Employee Assistance and Wellness

Health and Learning Center (Building 25), Room 2601
Phone: 928-523-1552

Employee Assistance and Wellness provides confidential counseling for all benefit-eligible Northern Arizona University faculty and staff and their family members covered under the Northern Arizona University health plan. Referral information and crisis intervention services are available to all Northern Arizona University employees.

Office of Student Life

University Union (Building 30), Room 104
Phone: 928-523-5181

The Office of Student Life practices an open-door, walk-in policy, ensuring all staff will be available to students for consultation on a variety of matters, including disciplinary procedures. This office also collects anonymous reports of sexual assault and other gender violence.