Victims’ Services

The services WAVES offers to student-survivors of violence include:

  • A comprehensive response to all reports of sexual assault and the related issues of stalking and dating/domestic violence
  • A primary resource for a student reporting both recent and past incidents—including crisis intervention and referrals
  • Information on sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and relationship violence to survivors, as well as to students doing research for class assignments
  • Trained student Peer Advocates to provide assistance and support to student survivors
  • Psychological, medical, legal and judicial support and information
  • Academic intervention and emergency housing assistance
  • Educational programs

WAVES is here to provide a safe space in which to meet the needs of our clients and will make every effort to preserve our clients’ privacy. Information will be shared by members of the WAVES staff, so that we may better serve our clients and provide them the services they request and/or require. Incidents of sexual assault that occur on campus are recorded for federal statistical purposes, without use of identifying information (i.e. names, initials, or contact information).

Mason Victims of Violence Fund

WAVES also oversees the Mason Victims of Violence Fund, which provides medical assistance, transportation, counseling, and safety services to student survivors of sexual assault, stalking, and dating/partner violence

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