Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, & Stalking

WSU is committed to ending sex and gender-based violence on our campuses. We are here to listen to and support you. Do not hesitate to reach out.

Options and resources are listed below. If you have any questions, please contact Compliance and Civil Rights at 509-335-8288, stop by our office in the French Administration Building, Room 225, or email us at

If you have experienced Sex & Gender-Based Violence

If you have experienced sex and gender-based violence, there are multiple options and resources available to you.  Links to frequently asked for information are below. Check out our resource pages for campus-specific resources and our Education & Training page for an overview of available resources.


You can report sex and gender based violence online, via email, over the phone, or in person, to law enforcement and/or the university.


Victim advocates are trained to support victims of crimes by providing emotional support and help navigating resources and the criminal justice system.

Healing & Recovery

Options for medical and counseling services are available to survivors of sex and gender based violence.


If you have experience sex or gender based violence, there may be campus safety options available to you, as well as protection orders and safety shelters.


If sex or gender based violence was reported to you, you can help the reporter locate resources for reporting, advocacy, healing, and safety.

Reporting Requirements

If sex or gender based violence is reported to you as a WSU employee, you may have reporting requirements. Regardless of your reporting requirements, WSU encourages reporting of all forms of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct and takes these reports very seriously.

Get Involved

Get involved with violence prevention through Student Involvement or WSU Violence Prevention Programs. Student Involvement empowers students through meaningful involvement in the WSU and outside communities. The Violence Prevention Center focuses on community collaboration to address sex-based violence.

Federal Information

The federal government has compiled helpful information for students and universities, including information on what to do if you have been sexually assaulted, how to help a friend who has been sexually assaulted, and information about your rights if you share information about a sexual assault with your university. Federal Resources and Materials on SGBV.