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A warm welcome from the Phoenix Center

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What PCA does and how they can help students

Welcome to campus, Auraria family! We at the Phoenix Center at Auraria | Anschutz are happy to see new and familiar faces on campus for another year filled with growth, success, and many new friends. The start of the year is always a special time on our campus, with new students and faculty, new relationships, new scholarships, and exciting conversations beginning anew after the summer months.

As a team, we are looking forward to educating and supporting the Auraria campus this coming school year. We are excited to work in collaboration with all of those who have a hand in educating our communities on issues of gender equity, transformative justice, and ending violence in all forms. Enjoy the first few weeks of classes, and remember to take time to pause, reflect, rekindle, renew, create memories, always get consent, and celebrate life. We look forward to meeting and joining efforts soon.

Along with a personal welcome back, we’d also like to orient you to the services we provide for you as a community member here at Auraria campus. The Phoenix Center at Auraria | Anschutz (PCA) serves students, staff, and faculty associated with CU Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, CCD, and Metro State.

In addition to education and outreach, the PCA provides free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence (relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking) as well as their friends, families, and concerned others. The PCA support services include:

· Academic advocacy

· Emotional support

· Assistance with reporting to the school and/or law enforcement

· Safety planning

· Court appearance accompaniment

· Crisis intervention – drop-ins welcome!

· On-scene campus response – call our helpline and we can come to you

· And more

The PCA also provides campus prevention education and training, awareness raising events, and campus policy guidance.

We do not provide long-term counseling or legal advice. If you are in need of counseling or legal resources, please visit our resources page on our website at or call our office for a referral at (303) 315-7250.

The Phoenix Center at Auraria | Anschutz provides services to all regardless of race, ethnicity, color, biological sex, national origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, mental health status, immigration status, and/or veteran status.

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