Victim Advocacy services are still available to students. Please call (616) 331-2742 or e-mail Krystal directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
In person meetings will be available by appointment only after July 6th. Meetings can also be held over phone or video conferencing.
This can be an incredibly difficult and isolating time for victim/survivors. We are here to support you.
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Contact Our Victim Advocate for Support
Victim Advocate: Krystal Diel
Office: 1201 Kirkhof Center - located in the Center for Women and Gender Equity
Phone: (616) 331-2748
*If you have experienced a sexual assault in the past 120 hours (5 days) you can have a medical forensic exam (commonly known as a rape kit), if you would like.
- These programs are free and are conducted by a specially trained nurse.
- You are able to have an exam done even if you do not want to report to law enforcement.
- The YWCA in Grand Rapids ((616) 454-9922) and Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence ((616) 392-1970) in Holland provide exams to survivors regardless of their gender. See contact information and programs.
Advocacy and Prevention
Advocacy and Prevention Resources
The language used in Title IX and our Policy & Procedures can be lengthy and complicated. Here is a key terms document to help!
Policy & Procedures
GVSU's Policy Prohibiting Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, & Sexual Misconduct can be found here. This policy includes sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, & sexual exploitation.