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For Students

The University of Virginia is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living, and working environment for all members of the University community. To this end, the University adopted a Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence (the "Sexual Misconduct Policy"). The Sexual Misconduct Policy prohibits sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual and gender-based harassment, complicity in the commission of any prohibited act, and retaliation against a person for the good faith reporting of any of these forms of conduct or participation in any related investigation or proceeding, collectively called "Prohibited Conduct." 

Your health, safety, and well-being are the University's primary concerns. If you or someone you know has been a victim of Prohibited Conduct, you are strongly encouraged to seek immediate assistance. Such assistance is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the following sources:

  • Police (University, Charlottesville, and Albemarle) - 911
  • Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) - 434-977-7273
  • The Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE) - 434-293-8509
  • UVA Medical Center Emergency Department - 434-924-2231
  • Elson Student Health Center - 434-924-5362; After-Hours Urgent Call Line - 434-297-4261

Other assistance is also available at the University and in the local community. A more complete list of available resources, including confidential resources, is contained in the Resource and Reporting Guide for Students ("Student Resource Guide") and in the Infographic.