As a victim of stalking it is important to know that you are not alone. There are resources both on and off campus to help you through this difficult time. It is your choice to use the resources that feel the most helpful to you and to address the needs you want to address.
Shenandoah Women’s Center: 304-263-8522
A confidential domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center serving both men and women. Services include emotional support, counseling, emergency shelter and a 24 hour hot line.
National Stalking Resource Center; www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center
West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services: http://www.fris.org
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National network) Online Hotline
The Online Hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual violence, their friends, and families over RAINN's website. The Online Hotline is free of charge and is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week!
If you need support but are unsure if you want to make a formal report (i.e.; filing a police report or pursuing charges through the Office of Student Conduct) there are confidential resources available to you.
For further information regarding reporting options please follow this link: Reporting Options
SU Counseling Services 304-876-5276
For an appointment: 304-876-5161
SU Health Center 304-876-5161
These resources cannot guarantee complete confidentiality but maintaining your privacy will remain a top priority while providing you the support you need and request. They may be required to report the occurrence of the assault, the name of the alleged perpetrator if provided by you and possibly your name under state and federal regulations. All steps will be taken to minimize the disclosure of this information.
SAVA (Sexual Assault Victim Advocates)
Team Coordinator: Rhonda Jackson 304-876-5681
Any member of the SU Residence Life Staff
Shepherd University is committed to addressing discrimination based on gender or sex. To ensure these issues are addressed appropriately the Title IX Coordinator(s) oversee the University’s investigation and response to these kinds of situations. Students who wish to report a concern or complaint relating to discrimination or harassment may do so by reporting the concern to:
Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Marie DeWalt
Office of Human Resources
120 N. Princess Street Shepherdstown, WV
(p) 304-876-5288 (f) 304-876-5197