Reporting Options and Considerations
The Grand Valley Police Department offers assistance in filing a report and support through the legal process.
- Emergencies: 911
- Grand Valley Police Department (Allendale): 616-331-3255
- Pew Campus Security (Grand Rapids): 616-331-3255
- Detroit Center Campus: 313-596-2200
- Meijer Campus in Holland: 616-355-1100
- Muskegon Campus: 231-777-0545
- Traverse City Regional Center Campus: 231-995-1111
All university employees are considered responsible employees and will report incidents of sexual harassment and misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator.
Resident Assistants (RAs) are upperclass, undergraduate students that
live in all living areas on campus.
All RAs have been trained to assist through the reporting process of sexual misconduct incidents. As are required to report incidents of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator.
Support & Advocacy
Serves as an advocate for student concerns.
616-331-3585 | 202 Student Services Building | gvsu.edu/dos
Provide non-judgmental, private support to victims/survivors of sexual assault, which can play a critical role in the healing process. The advocate at GVSU is specially trained to help victims/survivors navigate options and services available to them on campus and in the community.
The Metro Health GVSU Campus Health Center is a full-service, on-campus health center focused on providing convenient and high-quality care for Grand Valley students and faculty.
616-252-6030 | gvsu.edu/campushealth/
Nurse examiner programs provide free and confidential comprehensive medical exams to sexual assault victims/survivors.
YWCA West Central Michigan
616-454-YWCA | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 616-454-9922 | 25 Sheldon Blvd. SE, Grand Rapids
The YWCA offers crisis help, short-term respite and counseling and a nurse examiner program.
CWIT Nurse Examiner
616-392-1970 | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 800-848-5991 | 411 Butternut Dr., Holland
The Center for Women in Transition offers a nurse examinations, sexual assault case management and legal advocacy, and trauma therapy.
National Sexual Assault Hotline
The online hotline provides confidential, one-on-one, crisis support 24/7. You can chat with a trained staff member who will provide you with information and referrals through a secure instant-messaging format, or simply offer a safe place to talk about what happened.
Michigan Statewide Sexual Assault helpline