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Advocacy

Advocacy services provide support and guidance for individuals who are going or have gone through a traumatic event(s) and are struggling to find a way out of the situation.  Advocates work one on one to guide and educate the individual with informed choices of options.  Advocacy services are offered through a variety of places on and off campus.  

Campus Resources

Center for Student Wellness

The goal of the Center for Student Wellness is to help students have successful academic and personal experiences by encouraging comprehensive wellness. We accomplish this by providing information and resources in the form of health education and advocacy services:

Health Education

Eccles Student Life Center, Suite 2100
Monday thru Friday; 8 am to 5 pm
801-581-7776
wellness@sa.utah.edu

We provide health education information, presentations, & prevention trainings on various topics. We also provide direct services, such as HIV/STD testing and well coaching. See our services page to learn more about workshops and events.

Victim Advocacy

Student Services Building, Room 328
Monday thru Friday // 8 am to 5 pm
801-581-7779
advocate@sa.utah.edu

Our advocates are trained to support survivors of sexual and relationship violence. If you or someone you know is in need of advocacy services, please contact our advocates.

University Police

Campus Police Dispatch
801-585-2677
5-COPS
www.dps.utah.edu 

The Department of Public Safety staff is here to help make your time on campus pleasant. They endeavor to do all that is possible to build an environment that promotes a feeling of safety and security. Services offered: round-the-clock patrols, building access, motorist assists, safety escorts (Campus After Dark Program), Fingerprinting, and RAD class.

Dean of Students Office

A Ray Oplin Union
Room 270
801-581-7066
www.deanofstudents.utah.edu

The Dean of Students' Office coordinates the Student Conduct Administration processes, serves as an advocate for students facing challenges to their success as students, and advises several student leadership organizations. They have staff ready to assist students, staff, faculty, family members, and community members with student issues and concerns. Services offered: student advocacy, student conduct, Behavioral Intervention Team, student government (ASUU), fraternities & sororities, and consultation/troubleshooting/training. 

Community Resources

Rape Recovery Center

www.raperecoverycenter.org
24 hour crisis/info line: 801-467-7273
2035 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Rape Recovery Center mission is to empower those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence.

RAINN

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
www.rainn.org 
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

RAINN is a 24/7 national toll-free hotline for victims of sexual assault. When a victim calls the 800 number, the call will be routed instantaneously to the rape crisis center nearest the caller.

Inter-personal Violence

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition

24 hour crisis/info line: 1-800-897-LINK (5465)

The Domestic Violence Info-line will LINK you to the help you need.  Your call will be free and no one will find out that you have called.  You don’t have to tell us your name to get help.  The 1-800 number will help you find…counseling, health clinics, shelters, safe houses, support groups, police, mental health services, human service agencies, legal services, victim assistance groups and more. 

Love is Respect

www.loveisrespect.org
1-866-331-9474
Text “loveis” to 22522

We designed loveisrespect.org to: create the ultimate resource fostering healthy dating attitudes and relationships; provide a safe space for young people to access information and help in an environment that is designed specifically for them; ensure confidentiality and trust so young people feel safe and supported—online and off.

Stalking

Stalking Resource Center

www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center 

Stalking Awareness Month

www.stalkingawarenessmonth 

Last Updated: 5/25/18