Student Handbook

Violence Prevention

Violence Prevention
Student Health and Counseling Services
M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
254 Rodli Hall

Violence Prevention Coordinator

The Violence Prevention Coordinator (VPC) is a UW-River Falls employee whose role is to plan, implement, and evaluate theory- and evidence-informed sexual and intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and stalking (sexual/intimate partner violence) prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services to support student success.  The VPC is housed in Student Health and Counseling Services at 211 Hagestad Hall (VPC office 123X Hagestad Hall) and can be reached by calling 715-425-3884. 

Campus Victim Advocate

The Campus Victim Advocate (CVA) provides advocacy as well as direct and outreach/prevention services to UWRF students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual assault, harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.  The CVA is someone who can provide immediate support and resources.  The CVA is also someone with whom victims can discuss options before deciding what a victim's next step/s could be.

Call 715-425-3884. to set up an appointment or to leave a message for the CVA, or the CVA can be reached by contacting Turningpoint directly by calling 715-425-6751 or 715-821-8626 (text hotline)  1-800-345-5104 (24 Hour Crisis Line) - all Turningpoint numbers are available 24 hours/7 days per week).

For other resources in the event of a crisis or emergency, please see also the following information for crisis/emergency situations (Click on victims of violence or sexual assault).

University Police Department: 715-425-3133

For Emergencies: Call 911