Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Advocacy Services will only be available by phone or email until further notice. Students and staff can request virtual meetings, appointments, or accompaniments that will be scheduled within 2 to 3 business days and conducted via Zoom.
Ideally within 5 days, even if you do not want to file a police report. A health care provider can:
Where to go within 5 days:
VCU Medical Center’s forensic nursing office, 1250 E. Marshall St., (804) 628-0623
Where to go after 5 days:
University Student Health Services, 1300 W. Broad St., Suite 2200, (804) 828-8828
If you are unsure of which facility to choose, go to VCU Medical Center, or visit one of these Richmond-area hospitals.
Any time. VCU Police are available 24/7 to discuss your options or take a report. You can:
Richmond City Police Emergency: 911
VCU Police Emergency: (804) 828-1234
Richmond City Police Non-Emergency: (804) 646-5100
Any time. Reports can be made online. Administrative investigations are conducted by Equity and Access Services and coordinated through Laura Rugless, Title IX coordinator, (804) 828-6404. Accommodations may include:
Any time. Advocates are available to support you, listen to you, and believe you. You are not alone.
Off-campus confidential resources include: