Victim Advocacy at AU is a free and confidential service designed to provide emotional and administrative support to anyone in the community impacted by sexual violence.
An advocate can provide:
Information about options on and off campus
Coordination of interim support measures including the barring of non-students from campus, academic support, and No Contact Orders. Interim measures are NOT contingent on an official report or investigation.
Referrals to campus and community resources
Administrative support throughout the reporting, investigation, and hearing process.
Psychoeducation on the impact of trauma and cycle of violence.
Available to any student in the campus community, regardless of where and when an incident took place.
Advocacy Is Not:
An official report to the school
A substitute for counseling or therapy
Questions? Feel free to contact us at OASIS@american.edu or call 202-885-7070.