Victim Advocacy services are still available to students. Please call (616)-331-2742 or e-mail Rachel Dziabuda directly at [email protected]
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 Contact: Rachel Dziabuda
Office: 1201 Kirkhof Center - located in the Center for Women and Gender Equity
Email: [email protected]
*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.