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Violence Intervention Services

About Violence Intervention Services

Violence Intervention Services, a program of Student Wellness Services, the Division of Student Affairs, and in collaboration with many other campus partners, provides an array of advocacy services for victims of sexual assault, physical/emotional abuse, stalking and harassment, including:

  • counseling, medical and legal referrals both on campus and in the community
  • assisting victims in accessing resources
  • providing information on all reporting and complaint options and how to file such complaints (including university disciplinary, criminal, and civil complaints)
  • assistance in securing updates concerning the status of University and criminal complaints
  • assistance in accessing safe housing, including alternate campus housing
  • assistance with requests for changes in academic class schedule and other academic accommodations
  • assistance in obtaining University no contact orders and no trespass orders
  • assistance in obtaining reimbursement for crime-related expenses
  • accompanying victims to meetings with university, law enforcement, and other officials, as requested by the victim
  • assistance in preparing victim impact statements
  • prevention programming, education and outreach
  • consultation with students, faculty and staff who are concerned about someone they believe was harmed

All Violence Intervention services are confidential and free-of-charge.

Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Policy

Members of the campus community are entitled to an educational and working environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Read more...