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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 under our resources.

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

We encourage you to contact Special Services if there is in an immediate emergency. Students may reach out directly by email to setup a time to meet with our staff: vpul-pvp@pobox.upenn.edu. 


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  • 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.