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Student Resources

Local Community

  • Piedmont Crisis Center: 888.819.2926
    This group will assist our students if they feel that they have been sexually assaulted and need to talk. They also provide advocacy for students who have been sexually assaulted.


  • Southside Center for Violence Prevention (Madeline's House): 888.819.1076


  • Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline Hotline: 1-800-838-8238




  • RAD
    Rape Agression Defense Training - RAD training is a 12-hour class offered by the University Police. This nationally recognized program teaches women how to avoid potentially dangerous situations and how to use defensive measures to escape from them if they cannot be avoided. 


  • Night Walkers: 395.2091
    Night Walkers provides a safe escort for students traveling alone after dark. An escort can be obtained by calling 434.395.2091 or pick up an emergency phone on campus.