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Faculty and Staff

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CARE Services

CARE services are available to all campus affiliates including staff and faculty. Services include:

We are also available for collaborative prevention programs including:

  • Class announcement
  • Workshops
  • Tabling and outreach events

For Services after 5 PM or On weekends:

Valley Crisis Center 24/7 Hotline
Call: 209-722-4357

UC Merced Police Department
209-228-2677 or dial 911

General Inquiries: Valara Villanueva, CARE Director

Reporting and Responsible Employees

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) (also known as the Title IX Office)
For any questions or concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, or sexual harassment, contact OPHD at
For more information about UC Merced's policies and procedures surrounding sexual violence and harassment, visit
Use the Office for the Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination Online Reporting Form to file a complaint of discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence online