For the health and safety of the Grand Valley community, remote academic instruction will continue through June 17. The Admissions office is available to answer calls Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (616) 331-2025 or (800) 748-0246 or email email@example.com. Additional instructions and updates at www.gvsu.edu/coronavirus
Victim Advocacy services are still available to students. Please call 616-331-2742 or e-mail Krystal directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event of a university closure - services will still remain available to students. This can be an incredibly difficult and isolating time for victim/survivors. We are here to support you.
Victim Advocate: Krystal Diel
Office: 1201 Kirkhof Center - located in the Center for Women and Gender Equity
Know that you are not alone. There are resources here to support you to ensure that you are healthy and safe. Our Victim Rights and Options website has a comprehensive list of on-campus and off-campus resources that are available to you: police/reporting options, medical, counseling/mental health, victim advocacy, visa/immigration assistance, financial aid, and other resources. Many of these resources are available to you regardless of whether you choose to file a police report. Connect with Krystal (email@example.com) to go over your options.
*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.