How do you react when you hear someone being "cat-called"? What about when you see a friend that looks uncomfortable with a stranger?
At Shepherd University, you have many resources available to you if you find yourself or someone you know needs help in an interpersonal violence or sexual misconduct situation.
You can reach out to a number of people who will give you resources, a person to listen, and will help you move forward in the manner you wish.
Title IX Office
The Title IX office handles all Sexual and Gender Based Misconduct. You can report your situation to this office in Gardiner Hall, room G-16. This office has access to a number of resources that can assist you in any way you wish. You can call them at 304-876-5067 or visit them online at www.shepherd.edu/title-ix
Counseling Services is a confidential support service that allows you to talk about any situation you may have been involved in. They also have a number of resources that allows you to report incidents if you wish. You can visit them in Gardiner Hall by stopping at the Health Center. You can call them at 304-876-5161 or visit them online at www.shepherd.edu/counseling
You also have a number of on-campus professionals that can assist you with resources.
Off Campus assistance is available as well.
The Shenandoah Women's Center offers a variety of resources at swcinc.org; you can report crimes to your local police department as well. Overall, we want you to know that Shepherd University and community has the resources to help you at every turn!