Our Services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
FSU recognizes that the university campus is a community of its own and that it holds a responsibility to that community. Victims in any community should have access to appropriate and compassionate support for their needs as well as access to advocates in legal and educational processes. Florida State University established the Victim Advocate Program to provide those services.
A confidential advocate is on call twenty-four hours a day to respond to FSU students, faculty, and staff who are victimized anywhere or at any time, as well as any other person who is victimized on our campus, at an FSU sponsored event, or by an FSU community member.
Services offered include emotional support, instructor notification, referrals, crisis intervention and assistance in student conduct, legal and medical matters.
Victimizations include sexual assault, sexual battery, Intimate partner violence, stalking, harassment, robbery, theft, battery, home invasions, homicide, manslaughter, etc.
At the request of the victim; a victim advocate will:
The Victim Advocates are ultimately here to listen and provide support.
No, you are not required to fill out a police report.
The Victim Advocate Program offers educational presentations to campus organizations on various victim issues. For more information or to schedule a presentation, please contact 644.7161.
The VAP also offers bachelor’s and master’s level internships. Please request information on this program through the dean’s office in your respective college/program.