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24-Hour Help and Assistance

You can reach someone 24/7 at the RVAP 24-hour local crisis line: 319.335.6000 or 800.228.1625. To learn more about what RVAP advocates do, please click here.

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How to Help a Friend

The 'How to Help a Friend' video series is a student created and led project to share resources with University of Iowa students to help them learn more about gender-based violence and discrimination and to support and care for their friends and peers.

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Office of the Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator

The Office of the Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator (OSMRC) coordinates the university's response to reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking when those reports involve members of or visitors to the university community.

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Research & Assessment

Learn more about the research and assessment that guides the work of the Campus Education Subcommittee.


Why is ending gender-based violence and discrimination important?

The University of Iowa is dedicated to eliminating gender-based violence and discrimination on campus, and we believe this can be accomplished, in part, by addressing how we collectively think about gender-based violence and discrimination.