Emergency Resources

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 911.

Crisis resources are available both on and off campus. We've gathered the list below to help you connect with the right resources, but this list is not exhaustive. 

Visit the Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Crisis Resources page for mental health emergency resources. Phone, text, online chat and other services are available through on- and off-campus providers and organizations.

Helpful numbers to save

Keep these numbers in your phone — and remember to call 911 if you believe you or someone else is in immediate danger.

  • MSU Police: (517) 355-2221
  • 24/7 CAPS Crisis Counseling: (517) 355-8270, Press 1
  • 24-Hour Information Nurse: (517) 353-5557
  • Crisis Text Line: 741 741
  • National Suicide Prevention Line: 988


Violence and Assault Resources

  • Center For Survivors: Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors

    Works with sexual assault survivors and others affected by sexual violence. Trained volunteers are also ready to provide support, counseling, advocacy, support groups, crisis intervention, and connection to local resources through crisis hotline and crisis chat services.

    A 24/7 crisis hotline is available at (517) 372-6666. For more information — or to access crisis chat services — visit centerforsurvivors.msu.edu. Call (517) 355-3551 to schedule an appointment with a counselor or advocate.

    The Sexual Assault Healthcare Program is available for adults who have been sexually assaulted within the past five days. The program — staffed 24/7 by specialized forensic nurses — includes free post-assault care services, like sexual assault kits, prophylactic medication and more. Call (517) 353-2700 to learn more.

  • MSU Safe Place: Relationship Violence and Stalking Resources

    Provides advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling, safety planning, information, and referrals to survivors of relationship violence and stalking. Educational scholarships are available to currently enrolled MSU students whose academic pursuits have been affected by intimate partner violence or stalking. All support services are free and confidential. Safe Place serves students, faculty, staff, and their spouses or partners. They serve non-MSU-affiliated community members when shelter space and staffing levels allow.

    Call (517) 355-1100, email noabuse@msu.edu or visit safeplace.msu.edu for more information.