Our rape crisis and domestic violence advocates have completed 65 hours of intensive training to be certified by the state of California to support and advocate for survivors of sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.

Appointments are strongly encouraged. To make a confidential appointment, please click here

You can also call (805) 756-2282, email safer@calpoly.edu, or walk-in to UU 217 to be directed to the Safer office to make an appointment. 

Gillian Cutshaw

Campus Advocate

Pronouns: She/Her(s)
E-mail: gcutshaw@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-6081


Make an appointment: calendly.com/gcutshaw


Gillian is a Cal Poly alum with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s in Gender and Women’s Studies from Trinity College in Ireland. She has been involved in gender-based violence prevention and survivor support since 2004 and started her career at RISE. Prior to joining the Safer team, Gillian worked at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga and at Santa Clara University where she provided educational outreach, advocacy, and crisis counseling services. She lives in South County with her family and spends her free time reading, going to the beach, and playing with her kids.



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