The Campus Compass was created with the assistance of students, staff, faculty, and student organizations at Tulane University. It is intended to be a living document that includes up-to-date information about all gender-and sexuality related events on campus. Click HERE to access this 70-page guide, published by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity.
Ask for Help!
Too often, we’re afraid to ask for help when we really need it. After all, asking for help isn’t always easy. The truth is that no problem is too big or too small. It’s ok to ask for help. We’re here for you. Please reach out to these resources available on and off campus.
1. If you need immediate assistance, please call Tulane University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and let them know that you are in need of assistance: 504-314-2277. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.
After hours, call:
a. Tulane University Police Department- 504-865-5911 (downtown- 504-988-5555)
b. After Hours Nurse Line (Fonemed)- 1-855-487-0290
c. Student Resources and Support Services On Call- 504-920-9900
d. Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
e. Your RA, RA on duty or their Desk Service Coordinator
2. For an LBTIQA-specific contact, call the Trevor Lifeline (866-488-7386) – it’s free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TrevorText – Available on Fridays (4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT). Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply. Or call: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number is 1-800-273-TALK.
3. To to meet with a Tulane University counselor, please call Tulane University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 504-314-2277. Many students at Tulane, at some point during college experience, feel anxious, depressed, confused, or overwhelmed. Help may come from a variety of people, but in some cases, it is useful to have the guidance of a trained professional. Counseling is a process that can help people identify more effective strategies both to cope with difficult situations and to achieve their goals. Individual counseling is a collaborative effort between you and your counselor, who will offer an open, supportive, and confidential environment for you to address the issues that are concerning you.
4. Join a support group. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and The Ofﬁce for Gender & Sexual Diversity (OGSD) are proud to announce a new free support group for those with diverse gender identities and expressions. For more details about time and location, please contact (504) 314-2277.
5. Reach out to Dr. Red Tremmel, Director of Tulane’s Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, to get connected to more resources on campus.