For all information related to the University and COVID-19, please see Penn’s official Coronavirus resource page.

While our physical office is closed, Penn Violence Prevention is available to support you during this time. Additionally, all campus and confidential resources remain available to students. Please see their respective websites for availability. A FAQ guide regarding interpersonal violence resources and COVID is available here

For 24/7 crisis response, please call Special Services 215-898-6600. 

PVP staff are available daily for virtual office hours at the following times. Students may also reach out directly by email to setup alternative meeting times:

Rae – 12pm – 1pm, Zoom link /

Malik – 2pm – 3pm, Zoom link /

Reema – 4pm – 5pm, Zoom link /

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  • PVP welcomes two new Associate Directors, Rae Chaloult and Reema Malhotra!
  • The University has published the updated Sexual Misconduct Policy, which includes the Sexual Harassment Policy, the Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policy, and the Consensual Romantic and Sexual Relations in the Workplace and Educational Setting Policy. This policy is effective August 14, 2020.
  • Download the Reach Out app by searching for “Reach Out Editions” in the app store and select “University of Pennsylvania” as your school to have quick access to resources, policies, and prevention education.