Rape Prevention and Reporting

  • No one deserves to be abused or assaulted. Combating physical and sexual violence is a priority at the UMass Police Department. We believe in the right of all persons to live without fear, abuse,...
  • I’ve heard the term "date rape" drugs or "Ruffies". What are they? "Ruffies", a nickname for the drug Rohypnol, has been widely publicized as the drug used for sexual assault. The truth is that many...
  • Sexual Assault and Rape are never the fault of the victim. Contrary to popular belief, rape is not a crime of sex. Rape is a crime of violence and a devastating experience, but it is survivable. Rape...
  • Please see the safety guidelines and resources at UMass UMatter on reducing the misuse of alcohol and other drugs, bias related activity, bullying, harassment and violence, sexual misconduct, and...

585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600

413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.