Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention

COVID Policies

The RVSP office is open Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM. We are located in Ransom Hall 301. Walk-ins are welcome. RVSP staff are flexible and can schedule student appointments to meet in-person, via Teams, and/or by phone.

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Be A Part of Our Community

We are the heart of advocacy for the RVSP community on campus - a place where victims and survivors seek support and advocacy, discover programs, and connect with our community on campus and beyond. We provide a variety of educational programs and advocacy services to combat sexual and relationship violence and attempt to create a trauma-informed and safe campus for all students, faculty, and staff. We invite you to stop by Ransom Hall 301, find out more about who we are, what we do, and more importantly, pick up free RVSP swag!

what we do

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Establish relationship and sexual violence prevention training and awareness programs to UT Arlington students, staff, and faculty.

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Ensure that survivors of relationship and sexual violence are treated with respect, comfort, and compassion.

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Create a climate that minimizes sexual and relationship violence.

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Create a climate that encourages survivors to report incidents of sexual and relationship violence without fear.

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Ensure sensitive and comprehensive treatment to restore victims' health and well-being.

MISSION STATEMENT

RVSP is committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which all members of the university community can persevere academically, personally, and professionally in an equitable and safe manner, devoid of sexual and relationship violence.

Our Priorities

 
To fulfill our mission, we are committed to and prioritize:
  • Prevention education & awareness of sexual and relationship violence rooted in intersectionality and social justice.
  • Believing, empowering, and advocating for victims and survivors of sexual and relationship violence.
  • Develop innovative programming that meets the diverse educational, personal, and safety needs of students on campus.
A UTA student observing the Send Silence Packing Campaign at UTA

Vision

To empower students who are victims and survivors of relationship and/or sexual violence to seek advocacy and support with assistance through the healing and justice process. The RVSP program is part of Student Affair’s commitment to creating a Community That Cares.