Student Handbook

Violence Prevention

Violence Prevention
318 South 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.

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