“I Matter” is located in the Counseling Center, Building 11. 

For consultation or crisis intervention services regarding, relationship abuse, sexual assault, stalking and harassment please call: “I Matter” 704.378.3550/1040

If you need help or support after 4:30 p.m. and on the weekend, please call Safe Alliance at 704.375.9900 (24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline)/704.332.2513 (24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline).

Our hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

About I Matter

Most JCSU students are not involved in a violent relationship, sexually assaulted or stalked and do not perpetrate dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.  However, dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking does happen at JCSU and other college universities. 

I Matter will provide you with information on sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking.  If you want to talk to someone in person, I Matter welcomes and encourages your call well how to get help if you have experienced these issues and how to give support to a friend or colleague.

Our mission

“I Matter” is committed to providing quality service and advocacy to victims and survivors of dating/domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking through a concentrated community response.

The goals

  • To empower, uplift, & support any student, faculty, and staff as they journey from victim to survivor!
  • Develop and implement education programs for the prevention of violence against women.
  • Develop a comprehensive victim service program.
  • Develop and implement campus policies, protocols and services to respond to violent crimes against women on campus.
  • Create a community responsive network to address violence against women on campus.
  • Inform victims of their options to pursue campus disciplinary or criminal/ civil legal action against their perpetrator(s).
  • Train the JCSU community to respond effectively to violence against women.

The information on this page is maintained by the “I Matter” program. For more information or questions please contact them directly at 704.378.3550.