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Other Helpline Resources

Additional Confidential Resources

These additional confidential resources are available to support and assist you with your concerns. Discussing your concerns with the offices below will NOT put the University on notice of the content of the communication, nor will it create a record of your concerns with the University.

  1. The University Ombuds and the School of Medicine Ombuds 
  2. Office for Religious and Spiritual Life
  3. Faculty Staff Help Center

Please see each office’s website for further information regarding confidentiality.

Other Helplines and Reporting Resources

Here are some other helplines and reporting resources that exist across campus, though they may not be confidential or anonymous.

  1. Theft, Fraud, or Accounting Irregularities > Office of Ethics and Compliance
  2. Conflict of Interest > Office of Ethics and Compliance
  3. Sexual Harassment and Misconduct > SHARE Title IX Office
  4. Research Misconduct > Research Compliance Office
  5. Workplace Misconduct > University Human Resources--Employee Labor & Relations
  6. Privacy & HIPAA > University Privacy Office
  7. Public Safety and Crimes > Department of Public Safety
  8. Discrimination > Diversity & Access Office or University Human Resources--Employee Labor & Relations
  9. Workplace Safety Concerns > Environmental Health and Safety
  10. NCAA Compliance > Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”)
  11. Protection of Minors > University Human Resources--Employee & Labor Relations
  12. Information Security > University IT, Information Security Offic
  13. Global Travel > Global Risk Office

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

Stanford is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all visitors. 

As required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, mandated reporters are required to report reasonably suspected concerns of child abuse and neglect to the proper authorities. Failure to report can lead to criminal liability. 

Stanford University

Visit the University Human Resources' Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect website for information regarding:

  1. Who should report known or suspected child abuse
  2. How and where to make a report, training opportunities
  3. FAQ’s
  4. Instructions on how to sign the Acknowledgement for Mandatory Reporters
  5. Manager and Department communication templates and training

The School of Medicine

The School of Medicine's Child Abuse website assists affiliated healthcare personnel of Stanford University Medical Center and the surrounding community with questions about recognition and management of suspected child abuse.

Reporting to Stanford

Immediately report instances or suspected instances of abuse or inappropriate interactions with minors to the Program Sponsor and University Human Resources (UHR) / Employee & Labor Relations at (650) 721-4272 or For more information, you may visit the Protection of Minors website.

Predatory Publishing

Please be alert to this type of fraudulent scheme. If you believe you have been targeted, please contact the Office of Ethics and Compliance. For details into Predatory Publishing, you may view this available resource: Predatory Publishing - Frequently Asked Questions.