Domestic Violence

Advocates provide emotional support, as well as legal, medical, and academic advocacy. They help survivors understand and navigate their different options by providing:

Accompaniment to, and explanation of:

  • Medical Appointments
  • Law Enforcement Interviews
  • Criminal Court Proceedings
  • Civil Court Proceedings
  • Title IX Proceedings
  • Probation and Parole Proceedings

Assistance with requesting adjustments related to:

  • Academics
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • On Campus Work
  • Financial Aid

Assistance in filling out paperwork related to:

  • Restraining Orders
  • Crime Victim Compensation
  • Restitution
  • Victim Impact Statements

Referrals to other resources on campus and in the community:

  • Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Advocacy Services
  • Legal Assistance

Assistance in developing a safety plan for:

  • On campus
  • At home
  • At work
  • Travel

Abuse can happen to anyone. To learn about the signs of unhealthy relationships and more information, visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline website.